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García Pimienta: "The atmosphere is going to be similar to what we're used to in La Liga, with a lot of people and a lot of pressure."

The coach of UD Las Palmas appeared before the match against Tudelano, a team of which he said, "They are a good team, with the idea of playing the ball from the back, a team that follows the Barça style. They are having a very good season."

García Pimienta addressed the media ahead of the match between UD Las Palmas and Club Deportivo Tudelano, stating, "There will be changes from the Manacor game to this one, as things happen. I would like to progress through as many rounds as possible, facing teams of higher categories."

Here are some of his statements:

"I've seen squads that have played in higher categories, and in these types of Copa matches, there's a lot of motivation because it levels the playing field. I expect a full stadium at Tudelano and therefore, we must be very focused to advance in the round."

"I like having midweek matches. Hopefully, we stay in the Copa del Rey competition for a long time so that this magnificent squad of players has their chance, for everyone to show who they are. There are many players deserving to play, and in the Copa, they have the opportunity to prove their capabilities."

"Nothing is handed out for free here. Aboubacar is here on his own merits and because he has the conditions and qualities to be in UD Las Palmas' first team. We must be patient; he hasn't even debuted for Las Palmas C or Las Palmas Atlético."

"This is a real family, everyone fights for the same goal. We are achieving this with the second-lowest budget in the category, with our limitations, with our lack of experience... This unity we have with everyone helps us achieve these kinds of things."

"I'm proud of what this team does; it doesn't matter if we play against Betis, Getafe, Rayo, or Osasuna, the intention is always the same with a style of play, the one that brought us here. But we're also capable of competing and fighting, working as we did in Pamplona."