Wed 01 March 2023 | 16:30

Valverde is not concerned by Girona defeat ahead of the Osasuna clash

Sitting 9th in the La Liga table, Athletic Club will face Osasuna in the Copa del Rey semi-final in one of the most crucial games of their season after a 3-2 defeat to Girona on Sunday. Valverde believes their La Liga defeat won't affect their semi-final game against Osasuna.

Ernesto Valverde told his pre-match conference:

“When you lose you have to have a day to wreck your head, it’s like that, it’s what we always have. The bitterness of defeat must be digested, but that always takes a day. The day passed yesterday, now we are thinking about tomorrow’s game. It is another competition, it has nothing to do with it, it is a semifinal with the possibility of accessing a final, but they will be thinking the same thing.”

Asked whether he was concerned that Girona had exposed his side's flaws, Valverde added: “

Each game is a different situation. There is always a reading of how things have gone for us depending on the result.

“We have done many good things this year. It is a difficult tie for both teams. We are both equal.

“We are not thinking of a draw, we are not thinking of speculating on the result.”



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