Escudero against Athletic Club
First team

ESCUDERO: 'THESE MATCHES ARE KEY TO BE IN SHAPE FOR THURSDAY'

Our left-back opened the scoring against Athletic Club in the first friendly with a left-footed strike from range

Sergio Escudero was happy and satisfied with the team's work and his goal against Athletic Club in a series of two friendlies with brought an end to Sevilla FC's training camp in the Pinatar Arena: 'We're working hard, getting into our rhythm. These matches are key so we are in the best shape for Thursday. It's been a good week, we have to prepare well for the coming games, the final and the start of the league. It's been great to get into our rhythm.'

Escudero opened the scoring in the first friendly on Friday afternoon against Garitano's men: 'I like to try my luck from outside the area. It was quite similar to my one against Villarreal. I always try and help the team, even better if it's with a goal! It's great to score, it gives you great satisfaction.'

To finish, Escudero was asked about the new arrivals. He responded 'the new guys have to get involved in the group as soon as possible. What we have here is closer to a family and I think they're going to adapt very quickly because we're helping them settle in.'
 

Communication Department