NEWS | 14/02/2018 | Edu Bueno (Gran Canaria) | PHOTOGRAPHER: Víctor Carretero“The team always plays to win titles”, stated Tavares.
Pablo Laso's team train at 12:00pm CET this Thursday at the Gran Canaria Arena, where they will play Unicaja de Málaga in the quarter-finals at 9:30pm CET.
Tavares: ”Every game is a final”
“Real Madrid always play to win titles and the Copa is one of those. Every game is a final and we have t enjoy it for what it is. For me it is an extra motivation to play here".
"I have just arrived and I'm enjoying the Copa. I have many happy memories here. This is my first opportunity to win a Copa on the island that gave me everything and it really is unimaginable. I have the chance to win it with the best team in Europe”.
Yusta: “We're thrilled”
“We trained well this week and now we can't wait for the game, we're thrilled. There are eight great teams and we're going in as one more. There are no favourites. The Copa is a competition of three games, anyone can win. EThe first game is tomorrow against Unicaja and we have trained well in preparation".
Unicaja and his wish
“They are a great team. We lost in the last game and must focus, give 100%. This could be my first competition win with Real Madrid and it would make me happy. Let's hope it is the first of most”.