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Lopetegui thrilled with his Sevilla team

Julen Lopetegui, Sevilla
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Sevilla started the season on fire, as the Sevillian team is sitting at fourth, tied with Barcelona, Atletico, and Real Sociedad at 19 points.

Julen Lopetegui already earned the fans’ trust with his approach, leading the team to six wins with three defeats.

However, two of those three defeats came to the hands of Barcelona and Real Madrid.

After the latest swift win against Getafe at home, Sevilla now look like the prime contenders for the Champions League spots.

Nolito, Sevilla
BARCELONA, SPAIN – AUGUST 18: Nolito of Sevilla FC celebrates victory with his teammate Tomas Vaclik after the Liga match between RCD Espanyol and Sevilla FC at RCDE Stadium on August 18, 2019 in Barcelona, Spain. (Photo by Alex Caparros/Getty Images)

Speaking after the match, Lopetegui expressed his delight, and according to Marca, said:

“I liked everything about the game, everything that my team has done,” Lopetegui commented.

“The team know how to counter-attack and to defend situations well to never lose the opportunity to attack.”

Lopetegui further praised his team for fulfilling the instructions, adding:

“It’s about having a team with good players, this was a game between two balanced squads, a complicated rival,” he added.

“It was difficult but the team insisted, they kept believing in what we think and work on and sometimes the reward doesn’t come.

“Fortunately today was a fair reward with the three points.”

He concluded by addressing off the pitch issue at Sevilla, which he explained:

“It was a great game to dedicate the win to the president and his family, he has lost his father and we want to send our condolences, thoughts, and dedication to him,” former Real Madrid manager ended.