Happy with their forwards and with the fourth win in a row. The Barca coach, Xavi Hernandezacknowledged that he has a lot of quality among his staff and highlighted the “vital” importance of comeback (1-2) this Sunday against Elche, a rival who gave them a “great match” but whom they forgave on many occasions.
“Elche played a great game, a very difficult field and a vital victory for us. You’re losing a game that you don’t deserve, I was upset, I was hoping we could win the game by attacking better”, he said at a press conference.
The culé team left a good image at Martínez Valero, the one they brought from the last few games, but suffered to consolidate the ‘Top 4’. Xavi explained that Gavi had to play as a winger and the drawing worked better with Ferran In the second half.
“It is not his position, Gavi has been extreme. Ferran has generated many chances and I thought they would attack better, generating superiority. We have generated many occasions, looking for solutions to attack in the best possible way“, he claimed.
The technician of Barca He acknowledged that with the arrival of the winter market he has “wonderful” options, with so many in the second half from the bench. “It’s hard for me to leave people on the bench who don’t deserve it. Now I have a very important range of possibilities. I am delighted to have these footballers. It’s wonderful to have these strikers“, he claimed.
“We’ve had four wins in a row that this hasn’t happened for a long time, and for us it’s a sign that it’s going well. The dynamic is positive and it is fundamental“, finished.
After the victory, now Xavi Hernández’s men will have to quickly change their ‘chip’ and get into Europa League mode. The azulgranas will host Galatasaray on Thursday for the first leg of the round of 16.
After the clash against the Turks, Barcelona will think about LaLiga again, when on Sunday they host Osasuna at the Camp Nou, in search of continuing to fight for the Champions League qualification spots.
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