Xavi Hernández at a Europa League press conference


Xavi presages a great game against United and takes the pressure off being favorites

Published:15/02/2023 - 14:54h

Updated:15/02/2023 - 14:59h

The coach of FC Barcelona, ​​Xavi Hernández, has appeared before the press to talk about the commitment of the Europa League this Thursday against Manchester United

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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 Europe League in front of the Manchester United of Erik have Hag. In her it spoke on the difficulty of the meeting and of if they are or no favourite. Besides, it pronounced about not being in Champions and of the precendente of the Eintracht Frankfurt in 2022.

It gave start to the appearance mentioning what expects of the technician and of the English group. "Tomorrow it is a partidazo. It is an eliminatory spectacular. The two teams arrive in the best moment of the season. Have Hag has changed the face of the team. It has cost him, but it is doing a big work. Have a lot of things and can complicate us. I expect a party with a lot of intensity and rhythm. It is a grandísimo trainer. Revertir The situation in the United was not easy. It does variants in attack and in defence work very well. It is an offensive trainer and shows it in almost all the parties. It is a reference for the trainers that likes us this type of football ", affirmed.

Also it took advantage of to comment about the spine of the Champions and the level of the United. "No longer we can go back backwards. The same it had changed things, but never know it. We were not to the level of the Champions and does not be necessary to think more. This continues. The Barça is an examination in each party because there is a lot of requirement. The United is a big club. They are in a moment extraordinary. In the last weeks are well and will be very hard to win the party", aimed Xavi.

Be favourite and the visit of the Eintracht

Near to finalise, did emphasis in if the Barça is or no favourite in the eliminatory. "It will decide a lot in Old Trafford. I visualise parties very adjusted. The penalty is that the turn do not play it home. I do not think in that we are favourite. There are teams very good in this competition, is a very hard competition", sentenced Xavi.

Finally, it spoke of the disaster in front of the Frankfurt the past season, when 30.000 Germans invaded the Spotify Camp Nou. "We can not commit the error that committed between all. Of the errors learns and expect that it do not go back to happen", concluded the egarense.

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