Rúben Amorim: “We won with justice”
Statements after the triumph over SC Braga
In the final victory of Sporting Clube de Portugal’s main football team over SC Braga by 5-0, Rúben Amorim was present at the press conference and saw the match.
“It was a game against a difficult team that played with three centre-backs, which made us leave aside the preparation, but it is a system we are used to. Scoring first helped us, as well as the crowd. our way of playing We entered the second half well, scored the goal and everything became easier with the expulsion.
About Youssef Chermiti, who debuted as a starter for the main team, the coach explained that the striker “showed the characteristics he has”: “He didn’t have a game because he was injured, but he showed a lot. He’s going to improve a lot, he’s very young. I’m very happy with him. He’s a very confident boy, but he works a lot. When those two things come together, there can only be a player with a future”.
With regard to Héctor Bellerín, a signing from Winter, Rúben Amorim recalled that “he is an experienced player who has already played for big clubs”, something that Sporting CP needs. “There is a perspective of power and that is important. We have a person on the technical team who knows him well and is a help”, he added before talking about the experience that Sporting CP has been gaining.
“Big clubs have to win big games, but the most important thing is when we have to win every week. It’s a difficult thing that players sometimes don’t have. We have players with a lot of talent, but some don’t respect that.” , considered.
Rúben Amorim also spoke of Ricardo Esgaio, who starred in a performance that deserved applause in Alvalade: “Esgaio needs to play, with rhythm. He has already shown quality at SC Braga and in his first season at Sporting CP. Porro has become all the more difficult for him there is no way to hide in that he had some less good games, which did not help, as well as the results of the team. The Sportinguistas realized that they had to help Esgaio because in doing so they are helping Sporting CP”.
Finally, the coach also addressed the performance of Jeremiah St. Fair.
“At every moment of the game they show a lot of quality. He needs several games. He didn’t play pre-season and it took a while to get into the rhythm, but he is perfect for that position. He has defensive and defensive capacity and is very fast, which is a determining factor I hope not only this from him but also that he improves”, he concluded.