FC Barcelona fell 3-2 to Real Madrid in the Spanish Super Cup and left some players on the Barça squad unhappy. One of them is the experienced defender Gerard Piqué, who started and played the entire game at the King Fahd Stadium in Saudi Arabia. After finishing the 120 minutes, the culé defender applauded the game that the whole team showed, despite the defeat suffered.
“I think we have competed very well. We have not won, it is not the result we expected, losing against Madrid hurts, but we are closer to winning. We need to win, we need that definitive step ”, declared to the press.
Along these same lines, the 34-year-old footballer specified that, although the Barça team did not arrive in optimal conditions, those who were on the pitch did the best.
“The team has come a bit taken with a grain of salt. The team has played at a very high level and those who have returned have done so at a very good level ”, precise.
In another time, Gerard Piqué indicated that those led by Carlo Ancelotti took the victory after a well-executed counterattack in which they were outnumbered.
“We have played well, we have taken risks, we have gone for the game. They have won the game in one against, they have come to the area with many players and have scored a goal, but playing like this we are going to win ”, Held.
Let us remember that with this triumph, FC Barcelona was eliminated from the Spanish Super Cup, while Real Madrid will play the final and await its rival, who will come out of the match between Atlético Madrid and Athletic de Bilbao.