Ivan Rakitic in the final of Glass of the King in front of Valencia


The tremendo anger of Rakitic: "If I do not get angry me with the change is to give me two hostias"

Published:26/05/2019 - 07:00h

Updated:26/05/2019 - 07:00h

Ivan Rakitic was to title in the final against Valencia, but did not have his best night and finish being substituted by Carles Aleñá. The Croat bothered a lot after the change and after the meeting spoke of his reaction and gave his opinion on the defeat and the season

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Ivan Rakitic is a fixed for Ernesto Valverde since the extremeño arrived to the bench of the FC Barcelona. The Croat is one of the weaknesses of the trainer blaugrana and with him always has been a fixed, but in this final of Glass of Rey decided to substitute him by Carles Aleñá in the second half to go in search of the traced back.

The Balkan midfield player did not take at all well this replacement and gave him a patada to a bottle when going to the visibly angered bench. After the meeting, the ex sevillista went out to speak with the means and justified his reaction by the impotence that had generated him the fact of not being able to follow helping to his mates to win.

"It is normal, if I go out with a smile is to give me a good hostia. I respect the decision of the míster but wanted to help to the team to the end and leave all my strengths in the field. It has not been a reaction by the míster but by me same", recognised the mediocampista after the party in front of the microphones.

The same that happened with him, the Barça did not have his night in general and finish falling with the valencianistas. Rakitic Showed hurt and powerless after this failure. "We are very sore because we litigate to the end. They did us a lot damage and the reaction of the team has been very good. We try to give him the turn, but could not be", aimed.

The ex sel Seville admitted that Ernesto Valverde has done a big work all the course and in the final, hinting that did not have the fault of the defeat. "The míster does a grandísimo work and are very happy with his work and with the one of the technical body", explained the born footballer in Rheinfelden, Switzerland.

Rakitic Does self-criticism

Although it said that the season is good for having won the League, Rakitic also commented that the Barça has to do self-criticism for having lost the others two titles at stake. "We were near to win all and now is necessary to do self-criticism to do it better the season that comes and go to by all the titles", finalised.

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