Yassine Bounou, the talented goalkeeper of the Moroccan national team and FC Sevilla, spoke to UEFA microphones ahead of the second leg of the semi-final against Juventus at the Sánchez Pizjuán Stadium. Here are his words filled with determination:
“For me, my teammates, and our fans, the dream is to win this title and move on to the next stage. Juventus is a great club, but we, at Sevilla, are also a top-level team. We have the abilities and the belief required to succeed, which is why it’s important for us to approach this match with that mentality and deliver quality performances.”
Bounou acknowledges the prestigious status of Juventus as one of the great teams in European football. As players of Sevilla, they have mutual respect towards the big teams, and they also demand to be respected in return. However, the Moroccan goalkeeper highlights that Sevilla is also a formidable team, ready to take on this challenge.
The first leg ended in a 1-1 draw, making the upcoming match at the Sánchez Pizjuán Stadium even more crucial. Bounou and his teammates are aware that the task will be challenging against such a formidable opponent, but they are ready to fight with determination to achieve their goals.
The Moroccan international goalkeeper is known for his agility, quick reflexes, and leadership on the field. His experience with the national team and at the club level gives him a confidence that is reflected in his words before this decisive match. He is determined to help his team overcome this hurdle and continue their journey towards the title.