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Valencia coach Marcelino accepts he's under pressure

Valencia coach Marcelino accepts his job is under review.

Los Che drew 1-1 at home to Real Valladolid at the weekend, heaping more pressure on the head coach.

"My job strengthens me and it gives me comfort," he said. "I do not feel anything else because we are not winning at the moment and all I want to do is win.

"I have never been given an ultimatum; it is a personal matter.

"We are winners and when we do not win, we cause disappointment.

"The other day [against Valladolid], we deserved to win but we just were not capable of turning it into a victory.

"That is what saddens me the most.

"It has happened to us a lot just lately and when it happens frequently, we begin to feel disillusioned.

"I was already aware of the meeting before the game and I am not worried because if the owner decides he wants to get rid of the coaching staff then there is nothing I can do about it and I have to respect his decision.

"I am convinced that we are on the right track and because of that I am optimistic and confident that our luck will soon change.

"We have scored 17 goals from 263 chances.

"This is something that has to change; it cannot last forever."

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