NEWS STORY. 21/11/2021
Pablo Laso and Alberto Abalde assessed Real Madrid's victory over Coosur Real Betis on matchday eleven in the league. The Vitorian coach reflected: “I'd like to congratulate the team on the win. It was our fifth game in nine days and we have won all five, restricting Betis to less than 50 points. I think the defensive efforts were key in maintaining our lead. We weren't brilliant offensively, we missed free shots and lay-ups, but we felt dominant from defense. I'm happy with the win. Now we have to rest up and prepare well for the last game ahead of the break”.
“It's important to keep our concentration in the remaining game. The break will do us the world of good, but it's not too long because then we'll be back up against Maccabi. Now we have a tough clash in Vitoria. We have to prepare for it well and recover physically. We had Williams-Goss back today and slowly the team is reaching its goals. We head into the break top of the league, that reflects well on the team's efforts”.
Abalde: “We put in a good performance”
“We're pleased with the win. We put in a good performance. We're on a good run in the league, and with that comes the difficulty of changing it up mentally to prepare for another game against another different team. We were all focused from the off, we knew our jobs, and we didn't let them get into the game. It was a solid display”.
“We would have taken this coming into the international break. We still have a lot of room for improvement as a team and we have to keep growing. We've got an important clash with Baskonia and then we'll make the most of it to have a bit of a rest. We've been solid and very consistent, defending well and whenever we have a bad spell we hang in there in games”.