Ansu Fati ended Barça’s suffering against Intercity by scoring the final 3-4 win in extra time in 1/16 of the Copa del Rey. That goal is something that the striker needed personally to regain his self-confidence. Speaking to Vamos this Thursday, he admitted that “I am very happy for the goal and for qualifying for the next round. A striker always feels confident when he scores.” Moreover, Ansu spoke about his physical and mental state. He clarified that “although there is a lot of talk, I am calm, working every day because with work everything will come. I will give everything for this club and for the fans who support me so much.”
The sanction of three games that Robert Lewandowski has to comply with the first as important as Atlético-Barça on Sunday at 9:00 p.m, opens a fight for the ‘9’. There are various candidates such as Ansu Fati, Ferran Torres, Memphis Depay And even Ousmane Dembele, as verified in Alicante. The 20-year-old commented that “it’s a pity that Lewandowski can’t be there. But there are a lot of forwards and we’re all going to do our best to help the team”.
Optimistic about the rest of the season
Despite the draw against Espanyol in the derby and the agony of the Cup against a Primera RFEF, Ansu Fati valued that “we have no doubts, we are still leaders in the League and we have an opportunity to continue being so. In the dressing room we are convinced of what we do”.
He considered regarding Atletico that “we know it will be difficult. It is true that beating them last year with a great game was a turning point for us. But that was in our field and it will be more complicated there, it is a difficult stadium. But we are convinced that we will go out and win for continue to be leaders. Atletico’s intensity? Don’t let it take us by surprise, we know what Atlético is and we have to compete”.
Regarding the Cup qualification, he pointed out that “we are happy to go through the round, although it was a bit complicated for us.”
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