Xavi at a press conference


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Published:31/10/2022 - 18:50h

Updated:31/10/2022 - 22:52h

In press conference, Xavi Hernández has analysed the visit of the FC Barcelona to Viktoria Plzen for the last party of the phase of groups of the UEFA Champions League 2022-2023

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Although the FC Barcelona does not play at all in the last day of the phase of groups of the Champions League, the culés want to achieve a last victory to keep the pride and honour. Already it is confirmed that will play the dieciseisavos of final of the Europe League and the party of this Tuesday against Viktoria Plzen will be of 'formality' to finish the 'cycle'.

From the club confront the party like something important, place is an opportunity to give continuity to the good feelings that already have left in LaLiga. They come to win to Valencia and are only to a point of distance of the Real Madrid in the classification. Thus, the Barça visits the Doosan Sand with the intention to win and achieve a positive result.

Like this it has left it clear Xavi Hernández in press conference, doing reference to that "it is an important party for us. We want to finish with good feelings this competition, that has been fateful with us, and give continuity to the good moment in the League. Also it is an important duel for players that accumulate few minutes and for the youngsters. Each party is an opportunity".

On the differences in his 'stages' in the Barça, has aimed that has lived the best and the worst in the Barcelona club. "Unfortunately and luckily, I have lived the worst period of the history of the club, of the 2000 to the 2003, and the best, since it arrived Rijkaard until I withdrew me. We have to insist, now it is not moment to doubt", although it has done reference to that no everything is by stray in this season and that will arrive titles.

The egarense does not have doubts that the Barça is very directed and that the hard work will give prompt results: "we Are in a situation that did not expect, deleted of the Champions, but have to believe in the idea, mark a line and insist. I am very positive. I am still thinking that we go by the good way. The titles will win in 2023. It has not given us to compete in a group of Champions very difficult, but this year have stepped. In Munich the team played very well".

Protagonists of the Barça

For the party, Xavi has confirmed that will play the more youngsters, standing out that Iñaki Crag (without participation up to now) and Pablo Tower will see minutes in Czech Republic: "Yes. In principle, so much Iñaki Crag like Pablo Tower will play morning. Some players drag annoyances and will give minutes to others that have not played so much until the moment".

Of Robert Lewandowski, that remained out of the list of summoned, confirmed that has some slight annoyances in the back and therefore it has decided to give him rest: "it Drags small annoyances in the back from does days. It was in the list, but finally have preferred that it rest. It will be well for the party of the Saturday".

Next signings?

Xavi has not wanted to hint on the plans of the Barça in the market of wintry signings, but yes has glided that it will analyse the situation the team when it was had to: "it Is too prompt to think in the market of winter. They remain us three parties until the stop by the World-wide. After contesting them, will have a month and half to schedule the staff. No descartamos at all".

Russian mountain of feelings

Although the panorama with the elimination in the Champions League is not the ideal, the trainer of Terrassa has left clear that there is not any type of crisis neither doubts in the team: "From inside we are calm, but think that the surroundings is living a Russian mountain of feelings. After the tie against the Ray Vallecano all went badly and, after the 1-4 in the Reale Sand, everything seemed perfect. Each party is a history, a world".

Likewise, it did upsetting in that, are the positive results or no, the Barça does not go to lose his identity on the terrain of game: "we Have to go in in a very positive dynamics. In the League are well: we have won to Villarreal, Athletic and Valencia. We are practising good football and being protagonists. There is a very clear identity of what are. And we can not it lose".

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