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Griezmann: The derby will be a battle and we have to win

by Tre Atkinson | Posted on Thursday, January 2nd, 2014

Real Sociedad forward Antoine Griezmann is looking forward to the upcoming Basque derby against Athletic Club Bilbao and has stated that La Real must win at Anoeta.


The Basque derby which will see Athletic Club Bilbao travel to Anoeta to face off with neighbors Real Sociedad is just five days away and the players are already looking forward the upcoming match.

With Athletic currently in fourth place in the La Liga table and La Real trailing their rivals by only four points, this derby promises to be the most entertaining in recent years and winger Antoine Greizmann has already claimed that it is a must win game.

“The derby will be a battle and we have to win. We are going into the game in good form and a quality win would help us and also make our fans very happy. I like to beat every team and so do my teammates, and that is what we will try to do on Sunday.”

The 22-year-old French winger then concluded his statements by claiming that 2014 has even more in store than the previous year which was successful for both Griezmann and La Real.

“Last year was a historic year for me and the club. But now the best is yet to come and I personal hope to at least match my statistics from last year.”

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