LaLiga Santander 2021 – 2022
Granada 1 Barcelona 1
If Gonzlez Fuertes had sent off a player from the first team, he would have been left with only six players. “It is not bad luck, you have to be self-critical”, says Xavi
- Chronic Barcelona pays for chaos in Granada
Xavi Hernndez He is not one of those who looks for excuses. Although he pointed out that the expulsion by double yellow of Gavi marked the outcome of the match against Granada, he wanted to make it very clear that Bara finally left two points in Los Crmenes for their own mistakes. “It’s not bad luck, you have to be self-critical,” said the Barcelona coach.
“There was a lack of depth. We scored, which is the most difficult thing, and in the end it is the same movie as in Pamplona. We lost very silly balls and we have to be self-critical. The expulsion reduces us a lot, but before it arrived we should have already done it. sentenced. It was a game to put us 0-2. To grow, we have to be self-critical “, stressed the Barça coach.
Xavi, moreover, was at all times very aware that giving entrance to lvaro Sanz instead of a Riqui Puig could have put his own in a very delicate situation. “It was a risk that we took. Lvaro gives us a lot of possession, does not lose easy balls and gives fluidity to the game. In the end, it could not be, due to our mistakes, it is not bad luck, we must be self-critical. The game was controlled and was to win it well, “insisted the technician, who avoided charging Gonzlez Fuertes.
If the referee had sent off a player from the first team, which one would have been left with only six players because they were already Nico, Abde Y lvaro Sanz. And he would have lost the game against Granada due to improper alignment.
“The experience and the trade are gained with the matches, we cannot ask for more. Gavi He gives us a lot and this time his expulsion has diminished us a lot, it is an evidence, but I am not going to talk about the referee, “said Xavi who wanted to be respectful at all times with the referee.” I do not speak of the referees, I speak Of the consequences. You keep ten and they close you down, we have to back down, defend, and that costs us a lot. It is the same feeling we had in Pamplona: two points are lost due to our specific mistakes, “insisted the Barcelona coach.
Gavi, who returned to the team after missing the match in Mallorca due to suspension, will be able to face Real Madrid in the Super Cup on Wednesday. ric GarcaOn the other hand, those who left the field of play due to a muscle injury in the right thigh, awaiting the definitive diagnosis of his ailment, will almost certainly have to see him from the sidelines. The duel, of course, motivates the Catalans a lot.
“We must grow little by little, we are competing better and we are being more solid. Hopefully we can recover everyone and add three by three in the League. We are in Europe, but we want to look higher. Now, we will play another competition, and it’s time to play. a classic, which is a very difficult game, but if we work well we will surely have our options, “said the captain, Sergio Busquets, in Movistar LaLiga.
Reference from elmundo