“We knew it was going to be a match to the limit. Playing here is difficult, the team put forward its best effort to get the 3 points, absolutely necessary to force Barcelona to keep winning. I’m happy with the work rate and sacrifice the team put in today.”
“Until Barcelona isn’t mathematically champions we’re obligated to keep pushing to take advantage of any slip up. We have to live the present and give our all in each mach.
“It’s not the first and it won’t be the last. I made the mistake of wanting to clear the ball when I should have just held my position. We have to look at the bright side, it’s been a while since Sevilla has lost here and (for that to have changed) its thanks to us.
“He’s a super optimistic player who lives for scoring goals and he punishes himself when he doesn’t score. I hope he gets on one of those streaks that will help the whole team. I’m happy the team won and he scored the goals. In all of Real Madrid’s history few players have escaped without being whistled. When you’re whistled it’s because (the fans) expect the best from you, that’s what our shield represents.”
Situation on the field
“I just take orders. I try to do my best in any position and I’m getting more and more comfortable in this one. If it makes the team a little more balanced and calm in the back, that’s better. Helping is my goal.”