Sevilla will play against Barcelona on Saturday evening. Julen Lopetegui met with the press before the game.
Julen Lopetegui’s team met with Barcelona two weeks ago. Sevilla won the game and scored two goals. Barca could not make a serious impact on the result. Unfortunately to the Barca’s fans, Messi had a bad performance and he could not assist or score a goal. Julen Lopetegui was very satisfied with the game and result. As you may know, Sevilla won against Barca in Copa Del Rey. Now they will play against each other in La Liga. Barcelona has 50 points and Sevilla is very close to them. Julen’s team has 48 points. If Sevilla wins against Barca tomorrow, they will top Koeman’s team with one point.
Worst period of Barcelona
Barcelona lost the game against Sevilla two weeks ago. In just a week, the team lost the game against PSG at home stadium. PSG scored four goals and conceded only one which was a serious problem for Koeman’s team. In just a few days, Barcelona could not win the game against Cadiz at Nou Camp. Barca conceded a late goal from Cadiz and got in serious problems in La Liga. Currently, Atletico has 5 points more than Barca and one game in hand.
Julen Lopetegui is confident in squad of Sevilla
Lopetegui said that Barca will be different against Sevilla. Although the Sevillan team won the match two weeks ago, they still have to be very careful. Julen said that Messi may have extra motivation to score and help the team in this game. Three points on stake is not just ‘another game’. Sevilla and Barca are main opponents in the La Liga table. Julen said that the team wants to focus more on the game and they may outperform Barca.