FC Barcelona – Sevilla FC | Copa del Rey: Koeman: “We have always believed, we have never thrown this Cup away”


03/04/2021 –

Ronald Koeman did not hide the enormous satisfaction that flip it to the tie against Sevilla. The Catalans arrived at the Camp Nou with a 2-0 from Sevilla, but managed to force the extension with a goal from Piqu in the last minute. Then, Braithwaite culminated the comeback in overtime.


“We have fought to exhaustion and it is incredible. I am very satisfied with the work of the team tonight. We deserve the victory. I think we have been better in both games. We have been better.”

The match

“We pushed up. The team is very strong physically and mentally. You can’t play great football, but you still have the ball and you manage to create opportunities. It has been something really extraordinary.”

They don’t throw away the cup

“We have always believed. We have never thrown this Cup away. It is a question of mentality. As a coach, I cannot ask my team for more than what I have seen tonight.”

The Seville

“Sevilla, despite being 2-0, has tried to pressure us, score a goal … It’s their quality. I like the coach they have, who is always looking for a goalkeeper. They have not gone to defend the game.”

The league game on Saturday was very important to us “

The League match and the 3-5-2

“It was very important for our confidence. The way we played there. It was the first game. We tried to do the same game and we succeeded. We managed to score three goals and they could have been more. You couldn’t ask for more.”

Penalty saved

“Of course it is an important moment. With a 1-1 … But hey, we have also failed in important moments”

The hobby

“We are very happy, but we have to celebrate with 90,000 people on the pitch. Hopefully we can have spectators in the final”


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