DIFFICULTIES FOR THE BARÇA
The reaction of Ernesto Valverde after the draw of Champions
Published:31/08/2018 - 15:58h
Updated:31/08/2018 - 15:58h
The FC Barcelona has been placed inside a very complicated group in the liguillas of the Champions League with teams of the size of the Tottenham, the Inter of Milan and the PSV Eindhoven. Ernesto Valverde commented the draw
The draw of the past Thursday determined that the FC Barcelona will see them to him with the Tottenham Hotspur, with the PSV Eindhoven and against the Inter of Milan in the phase of groups of the Champions League 2018-19. All they teams complicated that form one of the groups of the dead person that will give in first round.
Ernesto Valverde, in statements to Barça TV, commented his reaction when knowing the rivals with which of will measure his team: "it Is a difficult group, possibly the most complicated of which there is. Any rival goes us to give neither a break, all the parties are complicated by the entity of the rivals and by the complications by the level that have, but also is an attractive group, with historical teams, and our illusion is the one to be able to happen".
Besides, also it commented the variant of the new schedules of the competition: "it will be a variation, will play the first party to the seven less five, is all the world habituado to the usual schedule of the Champions. In the parties of house want that the people avenges and push us". Also it ensured that "begin and finish home always gives a small guarantee".
Analysis of the rivals of the Barça by Ernesto Valverde
Ernesto Valverde analysed one by one to his rivals in the phase of groups. It began by the Tottenham, that is the hardest rival of the group. "It is a team of the Premier, that carries years rayando to big level, has a big technical potential and physicist and was of one the rivals complicated that they could go out of this bass drum", said, on the team that remained third in the Premier League.
Also it praised to the PSV Eindhoven, the rival that appeared from the bass drum 3: "it Is a club that always is in these rounds, that in the ultimos years has had brilliant performances". It is necessary to take into account that the rival of the Barcelona is the current champion of the Dutch league, by what in spite of being the most toneless rival also is dangerous.
Inter Of Milan
Valverde Also showed his respects by the Inter of Milan, rival that in spite of splitting of the bass drum 4 his level is very upper to what says his ránking UEFA: "it Carries time without participating in the Champions League, but has trainer and team to be here, has illusion for doing a good paper and like any Italian team will be a hard rival, tactical, always difficult to beat".