Koke: “We had a lot of hopes, the ball didn't go in”


The captain of Atlético de Madrid, Jorge 'Koke' Resurrección, regretted that the ball did not want to go in this Wednesday after doing “many things to beat” Athletic Club, but he hoped to be able to turn around the 0-1 and advance to the Copa del Rey final.

“We had a lot of hope in this game, to get it through. We have done a lot of things to win and today the ball didn't go in. They had the chance for the penalty, they went 1-0 up, they defended well and they took the lead. victory,” he said in statements to Movistar Plus, reported by Europa Press.

“Many times you have a chance and you score it and other times you have many and you don't score one. We are a strong team and we can turn it around,” he added, making it clear that Atlético had enough chances not to lose the first leg of the semifinals at the Metropolitano. .

On the other hand, Koke explained that the team's attitude was ideal and they seemed calm ahead of the next games. “Conceding goals is complicated but the team has been able to respond. The team has shown its face, when it doesn't score and you try and give everything you don't have to blame anything. We have done many things well,” he concluded.