Llull: “When things are worse, we continue to fight for titles”

The base-escort of the Real Madrid Sergio Llull has stressed that “when things are worse this team gets the desire to continue fighting for the titles”, on the eve of the first match of the final of the Endesa League against him Barça at the Wizink Center (6.30pm).

“We have many players capable of contributing things and we are very happy to play the final. What has brought us here is the competitive gene of the team. When things are worse this team brings out its character, the desire to do things well, to continue winning and to continue fighting for the titles, “he stressed.

Llull trust the possibilities of the team. “We are the Real Madrid and we don’t want excuses. It has not been an easy season, but we have a large squad and many players capable of contributing positive things. We are very happy to be in this final. “

He warned, however, that it will be a “very close” final between “two very good teams, each with their strengths and weaknesses.”

“I’m not going to tell them,” he pointed out, “because it would give them an advantage and I keep what we have prepared for the game. In this final everything influences: the tactical, how the teams arrive and even the small details … They are a very physical team They play to the limit in defense and you have to match that toughness. “

About your physical condition, Llul He said he is “perfect and eager to help the team.”

“I like to play, I hate being injured, in recent times I have had to be away for a long time and I don’t like that at all. I came without training and practically without running for a week, but the normal thing was to be with the team and give the maximum to achieve the goal, “he said.

Asked by the Barcelona player Pau GasolHe commented: “He seems like a kid. He’s at a very high level and in these games he has shown his leadership and the competitive gene he brings to his team.

Real Madrid Y Barça the title to the best of three games will be played with the field factor in favor of the Pablo Laso.

It will be the twenty-seventh final of the ACB League between both teams, with a favorable balance of 18 to 8 for the Real Madrid, which has won the last three precedents (2014/15, 2015/16 and 2018/19).

It is the ninth time in a row that the Real Madrid qualifies for the League final with the current format (last season’s was different due to the pandemic) and in five of them he ended up winning the champion title (2013, 2015, 2016, 2018 and 2019), all with Laso on the bench. In these five finals he had the home court factor in his favor and won the League, recalls the club.

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