Setien Plays Mind Game With Zidane Ahead Of El-Clasico

Setien Plays Mind Game With Zidane Ahead Of El-Clasico 1

Barcelona coach Quique Setien has aimed a jibe at Real Madrid as he played a mind game with Los Blancos boss Zinedine Zidane ahead of the Sunday night’s El Clasico.

Setien has insisted that Real Madrid need a result in El Clasico more than Barcelona do.The Catalan club travel to the Estadio Santiago Bernabeu two points ahead of Los Blancos in the LaLiga Santander table and Setien believes the pressure is on Real Madrid.”The past counts for nothing now, as every match is different,” he said in his pre-match press conference.”This is an important game for us for the lead we can take in the table.”It’s a key, maybe not decisive, game for them, but it’s more important for them than it is for us because if we win then we’ll go five points clear.

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“I know it will be an even game which will have alternatives.”It will be like what Clasicos are usually like.”Until now, I’d always watched these games from the sofa or the stands.”It has a tremendous emotional component for a lot of people.”We all want to win for our team and play well.”These are very special games.”