In the pre-match against the Vallecano Ray, Ruby recognized that the Melendo Six months ago it has nothing to do with the one now. When he plays as a starter and is replaced, his change is usually accompanied by whistles, because the parakeet fan enjoys watching him play. There is communion between the player and the tier. He knows it, but he wants more: "I want to be more important, more decisive and score more goals, which is what I lack".
Against him Villarreal He entered after the break and led the comeback tie through. Facing Rayo, he was a starter. He sums up his change like this: "I have more confidence in myself and I believe in what I do". It also helps to feel "loved" by the fans, to whom he gives "thanks" with whom "I hope he can stay the same".
Thanks to the emphasis of the fans, they took us flying to the comeback "
From the stands he also wanted to emphasize that "there was a lot of support" in the stadium. "Thanks to the emphasis of the fans, who pushed us and took us in wings to the comeback," he added. A comeback that, together with the match of Villarreal, "can be the turning point to return to the dynamic of the beginning of the season."
"The team was confident that it was going to get good results, the other day it was shown," he added later. And that was the fact that "the team came back to believe in the game idea". During the last weeks there has been a lot of tension in the parakeet environment, not in the dressing room: "We always look up, in the League we played well but we still had to finish that good game with victories".
Hopefully in Mestalla we will break the bad streak at home "
This Sunday Espanyol travels to Valencia to face the team led by Marcelino. Between Copa del Rey Y Europa League the Valencians have a lot of party load. On Thursday they face Celtic in Glasgow. Even so, Melendo does not believe that "it influences a lot" because "Valencia has a very good squad of very high level". "I wish it could be in Mestalla"To break the losing streak of games away from home. The blue and white team is the League team with the worst average points at home.
The injured continue to train separately and Moha has made the session with the first team
The injured Hernán Pérez, Óscar Duarte Y Naldo They have not trained with the group but they have gone jogging. The first two may be joining at the end of the week but in the absence of troops, and after the injury of Piatti, Rubi has gone up to train at the canterano extreme Moha. Dídac Vilà, who has exercised with the other partners, has finished the session before and running on his own. He has a muscle overload in the quadriceps of the left leg. In the afternoon it will be treated again, but it is not serious.