Tuesday, 25 February 2020

Paco Lopez Equals Unai Emery’s Record

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DBasia.news –  Paco Lopez, Levante’s coach, equaled Unai Emery’s record in the 2015-16 season after a 1-0 win over Real Madrid in La Liga.

Real Madrid’s victory completed Levante’s domination of two Spanish giants when they met at the Ciutat de Valencia Stadium this season. Previously, they also posted a victory over Barcelona. On the 12th jornada, Levante triumphantly won 3-1.

Winning at home over Barcelona and Real Madrid in one LaLiga season is not easy. The last time that was done was when Sevilla was under the care of Unai Emery in 2015-16. At that time, Los Rojiblancos won 2-1 over El Barca and 3-2 at home to Los Blancos.

Paco Lopez also admitted that he was thrilled that Levante could record this rare achievement. However, he did not necessarily become conceited. He gave his full appreciation to the players who fought on the pitch.

“I am thrilled for this victory. The players and fans deserve this. “It’s not easy to win against Real Madrid and Barcelona in a season,” Paco Lopez explained as quoted by Marca.

He then added, “I really believe in this team. My players have shown that they are able to do extraordinary things like today. “

In particular, Paco Lopez also praised Jose Luis Morales who scored Levante’s only winning goal over Real Madrid. When defeating Barcelona, ​​he also made one assist. “He sacrificed himself for this team. He is really an important player, “stated the coach.

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