December 6, 2023

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Josema Jiménez: “We knew what we were playing for”

Josema Jiménez: “We knew what we were playing for”

Jose Maria Jimenezdefense of Atletico MadridMost notably on Tuesday, after beating Celtic 6-0 in the league Champions Leaguewhich “It is never easy” to score six goals, but he stressed that his team is very focused on what they have to do in the match, because they know what is at stake and do not want “surprises.”

“It’s never easy. In the Champions League, all matches are complicated, but it is true that we knew how strong we had to come out, what was at stake and we needed the three points. We also did not imagine that the match would start like this. As soon as we scored, someone would be sent off, but we will do our job. Knowing what we have to do and aiming to keep the three points“, He said.

“Keeping it at zero and getting the three points is the goal, especially for a defender. If you score a goal later, welcome, and if not, keep working and pushing and doing things well so that the team continues on that streak that is coming.” in hand, Despite the defeat that Las Palmas suffered that day, which was a game completely isolated from where we are“Continued the Uruguayan centre-back, who re-emerged on Tuesday as a regular starter.

“We saw that in the Las Palmas game it was not us and we had to change our team because the Champions League is like that. You have to compete, get stronger and play at 120 percent“We knew we needed the three points, because we’re playing at home, so it’s the Champions League… We don’t want any surprises,” Jimenez insisted.

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