The coach of the Joventut from Badalona, Carles duran, has declared to the media of his club that his team “is only worth competing, competing and competing” this Thursday against the Barça to force the third party of the playoff quarter-finals of the Endesa League on Saturday at the Palau Blaugrana.
For the green-black coach, being able to equalize the tie is “more of a mental issue than a physical one” and that would happen, for example, “for leaving plugged in from the first minute”, something that he did not achieve at the Palau, neither in the first quarter nor In the third.
“We have to find more options other than just playing direct blocking because then the Barça it collapses us and it is difficult for us to have fluidity in the game, “he commented Last.
For his part, the escort Pau Ribas He said that they will have to play “better” than in the first game if they want to force a tiebreaker, despite the fact that at the Palau Blaugrana the team’s effort was “maximum but not sufficient” to be closer to the rival.
Ribas He stated that the team “lacked success and patience in some phases of the match” and that if in the second match they manage to improve these aspects they will be “closer” to the Barça. “We will see if that is enough to beat them,” he concluded.