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Xavi gets 'wet' about the Cup quarterfinals: Gil Manzano, Zubimendi...

Published:24/01/2023 - 14:17h

Updated:24/01/2023 - 14:17h

The FC Barcelona coach, Xavi Hernández, has appeared before the press to talk about this Wednesday's Cup commitment against Real Sociedad and the refereeing of Gil Manzano

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Xavi Hernández, trainer of the first team of the FC Barcelona, has pronounced in front of the media in the previous press conference to the party of Glass in front of the Real Sociedad of Imanol Bailiff. The egarense spoke of the crossing in front of the Basques and of the arbitration of Jesús Gil Manzano. Also of the situation of the Barça Femení and the elimination of the Glass of the Queen by decision of the Committee of Competition.

It began his intervention mentioning the hardness of the commitment and the good defensive management of the Gipuzkoan technician. "The proposal of Imanol is the more resembled ours. The way to do the things, of pressure after loss... They like me a lot of things of the Real. Therefore I say that it is a gentleman instrument. They do not fit. The defensive line has it very worked. They are aggressive and dominate with the balloon. It is a very difficult party, but also for the Real", aimed.

Also it took advantage of to leave clear his posture on the designation of the RFEF about the referee's body. "There is not problem. Always I say them that they forget of the referee. It is a situation that can not control. This does not go us to go down the state of spirit that have. That unobserved pass. We expect that it was a party plácido", affirmed the technician.

Besides, it commented on Martín Zubimendi, one of the most important footballers of the group donostiarra that has kept in the orbit of the Barça. "It is more physical and faster that Busi, that is better technically. But no alone Zubimendi, all the players of the centre of the field. It visits us a gentleman instrument. Zubimendi Is a big footballer", ensured Xavi.

The elimination in Glass

Finally, it spoke of the sanction of the Committee of Competition to the Barça Femení in Glass of the Queen and also of the victory in the final of the Supercopa. "At the end it has been an ours error. It is necessary to speak in no uncertain terms because there is a law that decides. The Barça was very well in the final. Aitana marked the difference. In the defensive line with Mapi, very well the exit of balloon from backwards with double pivote... Have good relation with Jonatan and speak of tactical things. They are doing a very good work", concluded the one of Terrassa.

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