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"We just needed to win, but we played well"

“We just needed to win, but we played well”

After Barcelona’s derby defeat against Real Madrid, Pique praised his rival, Vinicius Junior, but praised his team’s performance.

For the first time officially outside Spain, Barcelona e real Madrid They faced each other on Wednesday (12), in Saudi Arabia, in the semi-finals of the Supercopa de España. Thanks to the brilliance of Vinicius Junior and Rodrygo, Merengues won 3-2 and qualified for the final.

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In a post-match interview, Defender Pique praised his team’s performanceThe team is now closer to winning big matches than before, she said.

“I think it was a very interesting match for those who watched it. We compete very well. In the end, we did not qualify, it was not the result we expected, But I think we are competing and we are closer to winning. And now it’s not long before we start winning“, He said.

He added, “We played a match where we were looking for the match, and we took a lot of risks, but I think they took the semi-finals because we were not able to come back (goals) and reach the third.”

The experienced Blaugrana defender He also praised the attacking trio that ended the Real match, which was formed by Benzema, Vinicius Junior and Rodrygo..

“It’s easy to say when the match is over. I think after we drew 2-2 we went into extra time, played against players like Rodrygo, Benzema and Vinicius…I think all we had to do was win, but now we are closer than ever” , I finish.

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