Mauricio Pellegrino: "I hope we can continue to improve as a team"

Mauricio Pellegrino attended to the media in the run-up to the match against Rayo Vallecano:

"It's an important game and we want to continue to feel good at home. Also, It's important because we need the points. It's a difficult game and "I hope we can continue to improve as a team"

"Rayo is a team that is adapting to the tourtnament. It is better in each match and it competes better. It's a good team. They enjoy with the ball and their coach has been with them for two seasons. This is important. They will be a tough team.", he said.

Also, Pellegrino spoke about the atmosphere of Butarque: "We feel the energy of the people. We get every impulse from our fans and every impulse from the players goes to the fans. It's a very nice synergy. We have this at Butarque and that we have to maintain. I hope we can have another beautiful day like the last day at home."

The coach confirmed the absences of Szymanowski, Arnáiz and Ezequiel.