SATISFIED WITH THE TEAM
Koeman, critic: "we won the game with quality, but could score more"
Published:27/01/2021 - 23:34h
Updated:28/01/2021 - 01:48h
Ronald Koeman has spoken in front of the media after the traced back of the Barça to the Ray, that supposed the pass of the culés to the chambers of the Glass of Rey
The FC Barcelona lived a night complicated in Vallecas, on the contrary of what thought after knowing the alignment of the culés, plagada of the usual players and with the return of Leo Messi. It was unthinkable that the picture culé suffered so much to advance in the marker in front of a Ray Vallecano that knew to contain the pressure of the culés and kept order defensive, leaving see that the culés continue with the same failures and ailments that have accompanied him along the season.
Finally, with Leo Messi and Frenkie of Jong like Barcelona heroes, the Barça achieved the pass to the quarter-finals of the Glass of Rey, whose draw will be this Friday. Also, with this party the group culé closes his 'turn' out of the Camp Nou, of eight parties in less than a month out of his stadium. Ronald Koeman, trainer of the Barça, has recognised that his team suffered, but finished achieving the aim of the classification.
In back statements to the party, the Dutch technician has commented that, in general lines, the exert of the team was positive and the game was well, although they suffered in several stretches of the crash. Koeman Aimed that "I think that have played well, have done our party in spite of the contrary, that has presionado well. We have created clear opportunities".
The fault of reaction of the team has been one of fail them more important in the season, but fortunately in Vallecas the Barça knew to place in front after the goal of Fran García to the 64 minutes of the meeting. On this, Koeman highlighted that "after the 1-0 against have reacted well and have won the party with quality. We could mark more", said, referring surely to the clear occasions of Riqui Puig in the first time and the one of Leo Messi in the last minutes, in which the Argentinian commanded was the spherical having the empty goal.
In definite, with suffering or no, the FC Barcelona is in the quarter-finals of the Glass and with more options to carry the title. "The work of the team has been well. The most important is that we are in the following round", recognised the culé, highlighting that the team had fulfilled without a lot of problems in a very complicated month. "It has been a very hard month, with a lot of parties out of house, a lot of trips. The team has showed his mentality and have deserved to win the parties. We are improving a lot of things and it is necessary to follow party to party", sentenced.
Praises to Of Jong and to the players
Leo Messi empató the marker shortly after the goal of the Ray, but finished being Frenkie of Jong, once again, the one who dressed of hero to seal the victory, action that has deserved the recognition by part of his trainer. "(Of Jong) is a very complete player, that could contribute us more things in attack and needed it. It is doing goals but also a big work in the midfield. Physically it is very well. What does in the minute one does it also in the 90. It is in a big moment of game".
Finally, the Dutch has wanted to celebrate the positive results of the month and the winning mentality of the team in difficult times, aiming that "I am happy by the results and by the mentality of the team. They came difficult times but the work of all in all the fields has been very good. We have played well in general lines", sentenced.