In the run-up to his team’s duel, Real Betisagainst Granada, the Chilean coach Manuel Pellegrini He referred to the options of qualifying for the Champions League.
The green and white cast ranked fifth in the Spanish League, with two final dates remaining and five points from the last place in the highest European competitionso the clash at Benito Villamarín appears as the last chance to keep chances.
Although it does not totally depend on them to be in the Champions League, because At least they need Atlético de Madrid to defeat Sevilla this weekend, Manuel Pellegrini does not lower his arms. “The season is not over. We face each game to add the three points and we are going to place the best team in the starting eleven, ”he explained at a press conference.
“The squad is waiting for the following matches, everything else is speculation. We don’t depend on ourselves, but we want to add three points and see how far we can go“, assured the “Engineer”.
Manuel Pellegrini and the progress of Real Betis
the national coach will not be able to count on Claudio Bravo, who remains injured, but indirectly alluded to the goalkeeper by highlighting a key aspect of the team’s functioning: defense.
“Luckily there has been a considerable improvement on the defensive side. A team that wants to be champion must lower than 30 goals. We have already dropped from 60, then 40 and hopefully next season we will continue to drop more“, pointed out the 68-year-old technician.
Real Betis’ match against Granada is scheduled for 1:30 p.m. in Chile this Sunday.
Pellegrini, on the defensive improvement of the #Betis: “There has been a considerable improvement, but we are still above what we should allow. A team that wants to be champion must drop below 30 goals against. We dropped from 60 to 50 last season and this year to 40.” pic.twitter.com/XKhir497Qp
– Pedro J. González (@PGonzalezMedina) May 14, 2022