ANDl Valencia Basket coach, Jaume Ponsarnau, was very satisfied with the triumph with which this Tuesday forced the playoff game against Real Madrid in the semifinal that faces them but warned that to win on Thursday as a visitor they will have to “improve even more”.
“We must fully respect Madrid’s ability for the next gameThey are specialists, they are very good, “he said at the press conference after the crash.
The Valencian team coach went through the Movistar microphones and spoke about what awaits them in the third and final game at the WiZink Center: “La Fonteta has given us a lot of energy. Now in the third game We play against one of the best in Europe when it comes to playing very final. We have to prepare for everything. For their pressure, their energy, they are going to pressure the referees and they are sure to put surprises. We are going to have to adapt. “
Ponsarnau said they started “with a different five to change the dynamic” that Madrid proposed in the first match. “We have found energy, strength, inspiration and quality. We have found twelve players and the battles we lost in the first match we have handled much better. We have been solid, “he congratulated himself.
Ponsarnau was satisfied to have had “better balance” in the base position and to have been able to take advantage of the losses of his rival in this position.
“The rotation of Martin Hermannsson has been very good in this one, since (Juan) Núñez we have respected him this time and we have pressed him from above but surely they will find the formula “, he predicted.
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