Cejudo confident of beating Barca

Osasuna midfielder Alvaro Cejudo feels his side can cause an upset on Sunday when they host Barcelona at Estadio El Sadar.

The 28-year-old is full of praise for new Blaugrana coach Tito Vilanova, but remains optimistic about his team's chances of coming away with three points at the weekend.

“We will squeeze up, try to steal the ball near their goal and make things difficult for them,” Cejudo stated to Mundo Deportivo.

“It's a tough game and we know it will be difficult to score, but we have high hopes.

“Barcelona are the same regardless of who is on charge. Guardiola or Vilanova, the style is still the same. We need to be careful because we know the players that they have.”

The playmaker doesn't believe the close proximity of the Super Cup first leg, which takes place tonight, will have any detrimental effect on Barcelona.

“They're used to playing big games all the time. They do it all year, so I don't think it will benefit us.”


 

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