What pleased you most about that?
Well the performance itself, for me it was very complete, both defensively and offensively. We had to be very, very strong physically against many powerful players and with may duels in the air. We had to fight for the second ball, and you have to be very aware for all the second balls that fly back again in your back.
But we did the work, with the three centre-backs and two sixes absolutely outstanding. The two guys on the sides did a lot of effort to support, and the front three supported the defensive work too.
We managed to concede only one shot, which was absolutely amazing.
And importantly we never lost patience, we controlled the game, created a lot of chances, and were very good in the counter-pressing.
So overall very happy that we got this well-deserved win.
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How did Marcos Alonso get fare on his recall?
Yeah well if you see it like this, we had a reason, not that we were unhappy with Chilly, absolutely not, but we opted for a bit more size, to cope with the corners from Burnley.
I know Marcos is used to playing this role, on the left side all alone and he has a good timing for arriving in the box.
In the end we are very happy he could score the second goal to finish the game.
A few surprises in selection, so far, do you enjoy surprising us?
Well if we manage to find a starting eleven that can guarantee us to win 20 in a row we will not change it. But it’s of course very unlikely this will happen.
We decided very late for the back three and two sixes, because of the impact we expected from Burnley, and they did very, very well. And we made changes offensively just to have different characteristics and give everyone a chance to show up in competition.
It’s super-hard in selection, or maybe also super-easy because I’m giving everyone the chance to show their abilities.