February 23 News on February 24 at 4:00 am on February 24th, Europa League knockout extra
In the second round of the match, Barcelona will challenge Manchester United away.
Before the game, Barcelona defender Conde attended the press conference, and he talked about the current situation of himself and the team.
about the game
Comte: “We played a good game at home but we have to increase the intensity, we need to press well. Winning the ball back high up will be key and it will give us something. United are
A very important opponent, we face them in a great stadium and we are really looking forward to it, we have everything we need to win and go through to the next round.”
Regarding your position, full back or central defender?
Conte: “Defense is about a collective effort, not just the goalkeeper and the back four. Everyone needs to do their job and we will see the best of Barcelona.”
On marking Rashford
Comte: “The defense will be key, and in general, the defense has allowed us to get a lot of points. We will face a very strong striker and we must improve further. This team responds very well, everyone
All very confident, we need to do really well and we will do that. Rashford is a very dangerous player, he has a lot of pace and it is a challenge to defend him well, that has to be
Based on a collective effort.”
For Barcelona, the European war is a problem that the team has not solved in the near future
Conde: “It’s the pressure we like. Everyone wants to play important games. It’s not a negative thing. Our reaction is very positive. We are eager to give more. It’s a step we need to take, we
That needs to be accepted and I have a lot of faith in the team that we will be able to respond tomorrow.”
About the atmosphere at Old Trafford
Comte: “The environment at Old Trafford is impressive, the team knows it’s a stadium where things can get tense and we have to be very focused and play with maximum intensity.
The opponent who can win the confrontation, we need to cheer up, complete the task, and play a good game.”
On the first leg at Camp Nou
Comte: “In some cases we can control the game, like in the first 20 minutes of the second half. There were moments in that game when we were a little bit backward, that’s not what we wanted, we wanted to control the game. Sometimes we didn’t follow
The game plan, we really want to do that, that’s something we need to accept, we need to learn. We’re up against a great opponent and it’s a great opportunity to take a step in Europe, our ball
The team is very motivated.”
Controversial penalties for the first round
Conte: “The referees made their decisions, but for me the first leg was light.”
Let’s talk about the away game against Manchester United
Conte: “We have to play a good game, compete well and get to the next round. We’re going to face a great team in a historic stadium and that’s the way it is, we have to win
, advance to the next round and achieve our goal in the Europa League.”