Valverde: "The important thing was to pick up the pace to face the season well and with enthusiasm"
MADRID, 31 Jul. (EUROPA PRESS) -
The Real Madrid player, Marco Asensio, assured this Sunday after the victory over Juventus in the last preseason game that the white team is "ready" for the European Super Cup, the first title of the course, which will be played on the 10th of August.
"It was a very good match. We wanted to finish with a good feeling and we have achieved it. We have played against a great team, and the game and the intensity are close to what we want for this season. We are ready for our first official match", valued the winger in statements to the club's official media.
The Spaniard, a substitute against Juventus in that last rehearsal before the start of the season in Helsinki on August 10 with the European Super Cup at stake against Eintracht, stressed that it has been "a good and tough preseason". "This is the path. We have an experienced and young squad at the same time. We are very excited to win as many titles as possible this season and we are preparing for it," he added.
"On the way back we have to rest for a couple of days and then prepare for the Super Cup, our first title," said Aensio, who scored the second goal in the duel against the Italian team that closed the American tour.
Asensio also praised the "incredible" support of the Madrid fans in the United States. "Every time we come we feel a very special affection. They support us a lot and we feel at home," he applauded.
For his part, the Real Madrid midfielder, Fede Valverde, stressed the "physical and tactical improvement" that the team experienced in the preparation duels. "The important thing was to pick up the pace to face the season well and with enthusiasm. We are happy because we won. The most important thing now is day to day and to continue training hard to prepare for the Super Cup. Being together and united as a team and trying to fight in all competitions ", he highlighted.
"It is a pleasure to make so much effort and sacrifice, but to share it with them. It is very nice, we were able to share every day, sign autographs and take photos. They give us a plus to face the matches", concluded the Uruguayan.