Villarreal coach Enrique Setien insists that Sunday’s home game against Barcelona in Liga is not a special match. Although he had bad memories of his previous work as Azulgrana’s trainer. According to a report by Mundo Deportivo on Friday.
Setien took over as Barcelona’s coach in mid-January 2020, succeeding Ernesto Valverde. Before being sacked in mid-August the same year. After a humiliating 2-8 defeat to Bayern Munich in the Champions League. He made his comeback after Villarreal took over from Unai Emery in late October. And is leading the Yellow Submarines to face their former club on Sunday UFABET
‘It’s not a special match at all. It’s just a game. The truth is that this team has always been my favorite. I have never deceived anyone. And we all know the philosophy Barcelona upholds with its trainer Xavi.’
‘I’ve always liked it. And I’m a huge fan, but now we’re going to face them. and we will try to reach them. play great games and overcome it’
When asked if it would be an opening game similar to the one between Real Betis when he took charge of Barcelona in 2018,
‘A great match is expected for sure. Barcelona’s competition has always been like that. What makes sense is that they have more options. That is why we have to play a solid defensive game. Although it’s not easy facing teams at their level.’
Earlier it was reported that Villarreal striker Gerard Moreno could miss Sunday’s game due to injury, with Setien admitting the 30-year-old is ill. a little
‘Let’s see what happens. Gerard is feeling a little unwell. And we’ll see how it evolves from here to the game. In principle, we trust him. But we can’t confirm 100 percent I think until the real name is revealed. We won’t know if we can count him,’ said the 64-year-old.