Jaume Costa and Rodrigo Battaglia analyse our draw with Mainz 05
The pair reflected on our 2-2 draw with the German side
Jaume Costa and Rodrigo Battaglia were on post-match media duties after our 2-2 draw with Mainz 05. Amath and Vedat Muriqi were on target as Mainz 05 came from behind twice to ensure a 2-2 draw in our mid-season friendly at Ciudad Deportiva Antonio Asensio. Find out what the pair had to say below:
“It is a positive assessment [of the team] apart from the result which is not what we are looking for. We are trying to make sure the team is as physically fit as possible. These matches are good for us against an important rival in the German league, an opposition that has great players. Well, it's true that the conditions weren't great: the pitch was dry, it was a bit windy, but it's true that the team is getting better and better physically.
"We still have another important game against an Italian team before the Copa del Rey. We will try to be better physically ahead of the match. It's true that the break has come at a bad time for us because we were winning against important teams like Atlético de Madrid or Villarreal.”
"It is a match that serves to continue working, improving and preparing for what's left of the league and the Copa del Rey. We've been back together for a while now. We drew against a good team and we have to keep improving.”