Sand there is a proper name in the feat of Atltico Baleares in the Copa del Rey that is Manel Martnez. The Catalan forward has once again curdled a stellar night, scoring his team’s two goals against Celta de Vigo. All to end a frenzied match with a historic victory. And the thing is that Xavi Calm’s team beat a First Division team 2-1, although from what we have seen that is no longer news.
Manel Martnez himself already had his moment of glory against Getafe. In that match, in the second round of this exciting Copa del Rey, the Catalan scored one of the five goals that the Balearic Islands endorsed Getafe. Ah the thing was more distributed, but on the night of kings only Manel wanted to be crowned as the Magician King. Today there have been two goals, both headed, both to go round, corroborating the great ‘killer’ that he is.
A Manel Martnez who has been substituted in when there were about fifteen minutes left to finish the game. The entire Balearic Stadium has fired him standing up, crowning him the MVP of the match. Some fans, the blue and white, who have not stopped cheering at all times and who have fully trusted their team. Even with Brais Mndez’s goal, the Balerica parish has been pushing its own to continue making history in the Copa del Rey. The Atltico Baleares will be in the hype this Friday. The Atltico Baleares wants to continue dreaming.
Xavi Calm: “The enthusiasm and the fans have been the key”
The illusion is through the roof. The party at the Balearic Stadium is superb, and Xavi Calm, Atltico Baleares coach, confirms it. “When you are a coach you want everyone to be happy. What we have done is very difficult. We are very proud of the team and it is, so far, the best moment of my coaching career,” says Calm. The Catalan coach explains that they have taken several risks: “They have surpassed us, but we have been very good in defense. They have made several changes and we have managed to resolve the situation.”
Now the Balearic Islands play round of 16 of a very crazy Cup, and Calm talks about what is to come both in the League and in the Cup: “The draw is the one that touches. Whoever comes, we will border everything. We know that Celta will be a rival very difficult. Today we are celebrating and we have to enjoy, but from tomorrow we will change the chip and we will only think about the league game “. “The enthusiasm and the fans have been the key,” he concludes.