Tenerife faces this Saturday Barça in the Sports Pavilion of Tenerife Santiago Martin, in a duel in which coach Txus Vidorreta he expects the Blaugranas to “play their best from the beginning” and therefore needs his players to give it their all on the court.
In a press conference, the coach commented that this intensity is necessary to alleviate the opponent’s physical strength, as it is the only thing that can help solve problems such as those that can arise in the rebound against Barça’s inner players.
Despite the fact that the Catalan team faces the final four of the Euroleague next weekend, Vidorreta believes that they will play a game “with good rhythm”, although it is possible that if there are players with physical problems, Sarunas Jasikevicius choose to give them rest.
Tenerife Y Barça they have secured third and second place in the Endesa League and, therefore, in this clash there will be nothing at stake, although the idea of the island team is “to take advantage of the last game before the final phase.” The duel is foreshadowed as a preview of what could be the semifinal playoff and both will advance to that round.
“I think we are on the right track, we are happy with Wednesday’s game in Zaragoza and we are recovering the sensations we had until the moment when the calendar was adjusted,” added the coach, who has considered that “regain confidence from the triple ”is the priority.
This weekend the rival of the Lenovo
Tenerife in the quarterfinals of the fight for the ACB title and they fight to conquer the seventh place on Joventut from Badalona and the Hereda Saint Paul Burgos, two “very difficult” teams, according to the Vidorreta.