Marc Bartra was the positive protagonist at Betis in the friendly against Burnley, which ended in a draw. The equalizer came thanks to his shot from midfield, which he explained like this: “We were on the bench and he told Héctor and Borja. ‘Look, the goalkeeper is ahead.’ Not only when they had the ball but when they didn’t. And in the end, when you’re on the bench it’s like being inside too. AND the first one that has been planted there, although it was further behind the center of the field, I have seen it ahead and the light has come on. Yes, it is true that when it came out of the foot I said ‘it goes inside’. And then I have been lucky that she has been able to enter ”.
Wearing the Betis shirt again after a difficult season in Turkey was a priority for Bartra, who was happy: “re-wear the t-shirtcarry the shield, which you all know what it means to me after a year of being away. The feeling is as if I had not left, really. The feeling is very good”.
Lastly, Bartra referred to the upcoming Betis friendly, the one that will face Sevilla in Mexico in the first derby to be played outside the Andalusian capital. “It is true that it is preseason, that In the end, the main objective is to get to the first game as well as possible. from LaLiga, which also has a tough stretch. It is clear that we want to improve physically, tacticallybut what we want is to win that derby, obviously”, concluded.