Rubén Burgos: “We have already won in Salamanca and with that illusion we will go”

The coach of the Valencia
Basket, Ruben Burgos, said that despite the defeat this Sunday against Perfumerías Avenue believes that they have options to conquer the League this Thursday in the third match of the final and recalled that they already won in Salamanca the first clash of the series and added that with that “illusion” they will return.

Burgos He pointed out at a press conference after the game that his players are “mentally well” although “physically” touched. “Each time the percentage of gasoline is lower but the players have emptied themselves and have given one hundred percent,” he recalled.

The coach recalled that “it could happen” to lose this clash and that they were penalized by “the offensive rebound” of their rival, facilitated on some occasions by some unnecessary defensive changes as he pointed out, and the lack of punctual success they had in open shots. “They did have it to cut us back in the second quarter and in the end,” he said.

“We are in front of a super team, it is not all our demerit,” he stressed Burgos, which recalled the “privileged physique” of some of his rivals.

For Thursday’s game, he said that they must “adjust the plan” because in such close matches “the details” decide the games and pointed out that they must achieve “that Salamanca’s scoring options are never easy” because this Sunday they did “too many dots in the paint ”.

For its part, the exterior Leticia
Rosemary He explained that it was a “very tough, very physical and highly competitive game” and agreed that the rebound was key. “We cannot leave them so many second options,” remarked the Canarian, who said that having played “so many finals in the last month” makes them not “afraid” of Thursday’s match.

Íñiguez highlights aggressiveness and attitude

The Perfumerías coach Avenue, Robert Íñiguez, was very satisfied after the victory of his team this Sunday on the track of the Valencia
Basket that leads to the end of the League
Female to a third game and said that the “aggressiveness and attitude” of his players was very different from the first game and said that he hopes that Thursday will be the same.

Roberto Íñiguez, coach of Perfumerías Avenida.  EFE / Miguel Ángel Polo

Roberto Íñiguez, coach of Perfumerías Avenida. EFE / Miguel Ángel Polo

“I hope we can repeat that way of doing things, that playing at home is not a pressure but a stimulus,” said the coach.

“The team has defined itself today. Whoever has seen the game has seen it. It has returned from many bad moments, from a bad start and we have preserved positivity and little by little we have been believing, despite fouls or other situations ”, He highlighted.

“We have one game left and we have to give everything to our people,” he explained. Íñiguez, who predicted that the title will be decided by the players.

He recalled that both teams know each other “a lot” so only details can be changed. “The players are the actresses and they are the ones who are going to make the difference, the coaches will try to help them,” he recalled.

The coach appreciated the fact that, given the new and lower sanitary restrictions due to covid-19, 1,500 spectators could attend the meeting and praised the spirit with which they did so.

“It has been a very good atmosphere, with absolute respect. The end was very beautiful, the applause, the congratulations from your board … There was a lot of respect and a lot of education. I think it is a very important lesson, I must applaud the environment of the Valencia Basket and to the club, I am very happy with what I experienced ”, he concluded.

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