“Nobody likes to be in this position, but I think you can take it two ways; you can let it ruin you, or motivate you. To a lot of people, myself included, the adversity motivates you, makes you perform better.”—Javi Martinez at today’s press conference speaking about the recent run of poor results
Iraizoz; Gurpegi, Ekiza, Amorebieta; Iraola, Javi Martinez, Muniain, Aurtenetxe; Susaeta, Llorente, Gabilondo. With Raul, Toquero, David Lopez, Iturraspe, San Jose, Iñigo Perez and Ibai Gomez on the bench. Oscar de Marcos was injured in training yesterday and won’t be playing.