B team confident of success against Madrid
Jaume Marcet / Aida Soriano
With the tension building ahead of Monday’s big match, we spoke to Barça B coach Luis Enrique and some of his players about how they see the game going and they all expressed their confidence in Guardiola’s team.
Although they remain B team players, keeper Rubén Miño, defender Oriol Romeu, and strikers Nolito
and Jonathan Soriano know what it is to play with the first team and they are all confident that
Monday’s game will be a success for their “occasional” team mates.
"Barça have what is needed"
Ruben Miño stepped in for Pinto for this week’s trip to
and reckons: “I’m 100% optimistic because I think we have what’s needed
to win. It’ll be a tough game because Madrid have some great players, but Barça will
Romeu goes for 2-1 or 2-0
Oriol Romeu reckons: “it’ll be a very close game, but we will win. They
are a great team and Barça, well we are Barça! I think it’ll end 2-1 or 2-0. If we can win
without suffering too much then all for the good, but we will play like we always do and we are the
"I’d pay to play!"
Manuel Agudo 'Nolito' is also pretty convinced about Barça’s
chances: “Barça will definitely win, No question. If we only play at 70 or 80 percent, we
will still win, even though Madrid have been playing well and are unbeaten”. When asked if
he’d like to be playing in the game, he replied: “I’d pay everything I earn just
to play! Our role is to stay focussed on our job though, which is to beat Betis this weekend and
hope the first team players beat Madrid. I’ll be watching the game at home with my family,
with my wife”.
"Barça are the best team"
Jonathan Soriano believes: “if Barça play at 100% and Madrid are too, then
Barça are the best team. Madrid might have some good players, but as a team, Barça are much the