Sergio Busquets, the star of Barcelona, spoke about the victory over Real Madrid at his home at the Santiago Bernabéu in the first leg of the Copa del Rey semi-final.
The El Clasico match ended with the first leg of the Cup semi-finals, in which the Catalan club won 1-0.
The second leg between the Royal Club and the Catalan club will take place on April 5, 2023 at the Santiago Bernabeu stadium.
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The Spanish star confirmed that the Catalan club’s win in the first leg gives Alfreb a strong boost ahead of the decisive second leg.
Busquets said in statements after the match: “We are waiting for the second leg in front of our fans, we have achieved a positive result.”
He continued: “This victory is important, but the second leg is still ahead. We came out of defeat and were injured and the team played well. We scored a goal and covered very well.”
He continued, “We competed well and defended intensely. We did a good job defensively and the result gives us a slight advantage in the second leg against our fans.
He added: “We saw that in duets everyone is equal.. We won and we may have a slight advantage because of this.”
Busquets said not only about the El Clasico game: I am very happy with this number. This is a game that players love to play and I’m proud of that number.