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Koeman: We deserved the victory

Thu 04 March 2021 | 13:15

The Blaugrana boss is delighted by his team’s mentality in their Copa del Rey victory against Sevilla.

Barcelona

won their Wednesday match against

Sevilla

with a 3-0 result as they reached the Copa del Rey final. Sevilla had won the first leg 2-0 but a comeback from the Catalans eliminated

Julen Lopetegui

’s team from the competition.

Ousmane Dembele

scored the opener for the Blaugrana in the 12th minute. Barcelona were dominant throughout the match but they had to wait until the 94th minute for the second goal.

Gerard Pique

scored the aggregate equalizer just before the final whistle and

Martin Braithwaite

scored the third goal in the fifth minute of the extra time. In a post-match interview,

Ronald Koeman

has spoken about his team’s performance.

“We’ve fought to the point of exhaustion, it’s incredible,”

Koeman told 

Marca

.

“I’m very satisfied with the team’s work tonight, we deserved the victory. We’ve always believed, and we’ve never thrown away the towel in the Copa. It’s a question of mentality, and as a coach I can’t ask my team for more than what I’ve seen tonight.”


source: SportMob

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