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Real Betis coach not worried about Europa League clash vs Olympiacos

IANS  |  Seville (Spain) 

said on Wednesday that the upcoming group stage match against is important, but that he is not worried about its result.

leads Group F with eight points, one point ahead of second-placed AC Milan and third-placed Olympiacos, while Luxembourgish side Dudelange is at the bottom with no points and two remaining matches, reports news.

The Spanish said at a press conference that he believes his Greek opponent "depends more on tomorrow's result to qualify," meaning it will likely be a tough match against a strong rival.

Setien explained that even if his side fails to earn a home win on Thursday, would still have options to reach the knockout stage with a victory in the last match of the group.

The also praised his Argentine Giovani Lo Celso, describing him as "a who understands the game and is young and still has the ability to progress."

The coach stressed that he is not concerned about Real Betis' recent defeat 2-1 to Villarreal on Sunday.



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First Published: Wed, November 28 2018. 21:58 IST