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Léo Baptistão: "The match against Real Sociedad is a challenge"

The UD Almería centre-forward highlighted in a press conference that in San Sebastián, they must have very clear ideas, play with intensity and know how to compete against opponents with enormous potential

UD Almería centre-forward Léo Baptistão has given a press conference to catch up with the press and talk about next Sunday's encounter at 9pm (Spanish Time). 'The match against Real Sociedad is going to be a challenge, playing there is complicated, we must go and play with intensity and very clear ideas, we are going to compete, play a good game and try to beat them,' the Rojiblanco centre-forward highlighted.

'They're a great team as a whole. There isn't a single player that makes the difference. They have a very nice idea of ​​football. They're very strong at home but it's a meeting that motivates us,' he added.

The Brazilian player also highlighted: 'I'm very comfortable in the Club and in the city, as is my family. I have no problem staying at UD Almería in the Segunda Division.' Although he clarified: 'I remain highly motivated and very excited about being in Primera Division' aince he assured: 'Being in this division is a reward and we must continue to be professionals. This is also transmitted to us by our head coach Pepe Mel.' 

The 31-year-old player assured the media: 'After the victory in Las Palmas, we had a beautiful and exciting week and we went with great enthusiasm against CA Osasuna, but the defeat was a very hard blow.'

'The discouragement has been noticeable a little but we're still together, we're training very well and we're going to go all out against Real Sociedad,' he explained.

To conclude the press conference, Baptistão highlighted that they want to achieve another victory at the Power Horse Stadium as soon as possible: 'We want to win at home, it always helps us, it motivates us much more to play in front of our family, fans... we're looking forward to achieving it here.'