Manuel Pellegrini celebrates a victory over direct rivals Rayo Vallecano for International Cup qualification and promotion after a 2-1 win at Vallecas.
Manuel Pellegrini ,coach Real Betispositively evaluated the victory over Vallecano Reysaid three points for Vallecas to leave them before the Spanish Super Cup ‘High morale’ Because the Madrid team was a direct rival for the position in Europe.
Betis score in the first half Ivan Baliu own door and brazilian Luis Enrique ,won Lightning from Vallecas and settle into a European position.
“They are two teams playing with creative players. They have very good players and you always have to pay attention to every action. Moreover, our team is always looking for goals from the opposing team and wants to win,” Pellegrini said during his analysis of the match at the press conference.
“I’m happy with the win and the performance of the team. We were lucky as Rayo took control of the ball and passed us in the last few minutes, but we dominated We also had some chances to score in the second half,” he noted.
“It’s a big, well-deserved win. We stayed in the European standings and beat a team that played very good football. It wasn’t an easy match, but the win was a morale boost as we got the points back after the draw with Athletic.” he emphasized.
The Chilean coach analyzed the goal disallowed by the referee. From VAR to Ishi Parazon Halfway through Part 2, it could change the course of the game.
“I didn’t get a chance to see it, but VAR was very helpful. If a player is offside, he is offside. If there are standards there will be controversy, but in the case of fouls and offsides they show it more clearly than the referee on the ground.” Said.
Finally, Pellegrini spoke about Brazilians Luis Enrique author of one of two winning goals Betis.
“I don’t know if it’s the best game he’s had since he’s been here, but it’s true that he’s improved. He has the ability to be vertical, he has goals, he has headers, he has a lot. It was difficult for him to adapt to the league because the Spanish league is different from the Brazilian league, but we are confident and it will give us a future.” he concluded.
now he Real Betis prepare for the decisive duel against Barcelona for the semi-finals of spain super cup of Thursday, January 12th at 4pm.