Memphis : "An ideal match to show what we can do"
The win at Nîmes
"Every game we win brings confidence. It was important to win at Nîmes. We are mentally strong. The match scenario was good for our confidence. Tomorrow will be another context. There is a good state of mind in the group. Everyone is ready for tomorrow. "
The importance of this match
"You have to prepare yourself mentally no matter the game. We know the importance of this match against Leipzig. We feel it. Everybody talks about it. We have to enjoy it and be happy. We are preparing for this appointment. It will be extremely comabtive. We know this team and its strengths. The victory on the road does not give us any advantage. We are playing at home, we need our supporters to be behind us for the entire game. We deserve qualification. We must do everything to qualify, it is important for the club, the fans, the city. We must show this desire. Tomorrow is an ideal match to show what we can do. "
His status as captain
"I do not think this game changes anything about my status. I do my job for the team. It will not change tomorrow. I want to deliver a good performance and be exemplary. That's what I try to do all the time. "
His position behind the striker
"I have played many times in this position in my career. I have always had some talent. I can cope with my responsibilities, including defensive ones. I feel good in this role. No matter where the coach puts me, I'll do my best. I try to be the best, I do not say that I am the best but I try. I can still improve. I'm in shape this season. I'm good with my teammates. The team is relying on me and that makes me very happy. "
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