Although Clarence Seedorf and Deportivo La Coruña sat night not very much opschoten with the 0-0 draw against Sevilla, is the belief in enforcement has grown with the Dutch trainer.
Deportivo picked up after wins for Malaga and Athletic Bilbao the seventh point in the last three games, though the club from A Coruña, is still on a degradatieplek in the Spanish Primera Division. The hole to Levante, that the safe seventeenth position occupied, is four points.
“I am becoming more optimistic. Again, We have a point caught and now have three good results in a row booked. We remain confident,” says the 42-year-old Seedorf.
“We have done what we had to do and will now see what Levante (that is, Thursday at home against hekkensluiter Malaga plays, ed.) is going to do. We must not forget that Sevilla in the cup final and Bayern Munich is almost turned off in the Champions League.”
At Deportivo-Sevilla had the best chances in the final leg for the team of Seedorf. Lucas Perez failed two times eye-to-eye with Sevilla goalkeeper David Soria, while Celso Borges, the pole hit.
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Four-time Champions League winner Seedorf sees the tie against Sevilla despite the missed chances in the final as a big step forward.
“Sevilla had lots of possession, but created hardly any chances. That is an important difference with previous games against a team with world-class players. This point counts.”
Deportivo plays in La Liga yet, successively, against Leganés (off), FC Barcelona (home), Celta de Vigo, Villarreal (home) and Valencia (out).
The team of Seedorf has 27 points and keeps the number nineteen Las Palmas (21 points) and Malaga (17).
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