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Five points that define the first hundred days of Setién at Barça
Published:23/04/2020 - 12:43h
Updated:23/04/2020 - 16:05h
On January 13, 2020, Barça announced the signing of Quique Setién, who arrived at the Camp Nou to replace Ernesto Valverde. These five points define the first hundred days of the coach in charge of the team
On 13 January 2020, the FC Barcelona confirmed the dismissal of Ernesto Valverde and the signing of Quique Setién for his bench. Although the titles backed to the extremeño in his stage in the City Condal, the wear happened him bill and precipitated a farewell that many expected to final of course. The recently arrived had to confront to a difficult panorama in which, little by little, is achieving to impose his law.
The past Wednesday 22 April, the Cantabrian arrived to a key number in his new adventure, and fulfilled 100 days like trainer culé. It is true that the unstable circumstances that surround him and the fact to have incorporated with the season half do not allow that his project show so much his hand as it would have to, but also is it that this period has been prolonged and has allowed to check his character and intentions.
Still lacking so that the barcelonismo describe him with a good note, but the feelings are promising. The ex of the Real Betis has had his more and his less with the team, but in the storms has done deaf hearings and has centred only in the football, that is the important. With a lot of fact and a lot for doing, these are five points that mark the stay of the santanderino in the Camp Nou.
The key points of the 100 days of Setién
Leader of LaLiga
'Transfermarkt' Signals that in spite of the difficulties, the míster has kept to the staff put in the fight by LaLiga, in which it is leader by in front of the Real Madrid. To his arrival, both shared the first place empatados to 40 points -better difference of goals for the Barça-, and before the stop by the coronavirus, escaped two by on (58 to 56). It is necessary to take into account that it splits of this attainment has to appreciate it to the whites, that remained with the 'average' individual and the first square in the Classical but gave it afterwards with an unexpected defeat.
Second higher possession of Europe
Setién Arrived to the Barcelona group with a very clear-cut style and this is noticing in the registers of possession of balloon. The percentages have increased with regard to which had Valverde, and have situated in 69,5% that denotes the offensive will and dominadora of his pupilos. In Europe, only 70,9% of the Manchester City is by in front, and another big like the Bayern of Munich treads the statistical barcelonista.
21 players used
The technician has arrived to a changing room touched and lacking of resources, but has pulled it to the maximum using 21 players. After the injuries of Ousmane Dembélé and Luis Suárez, to which still has not had to his orders, has had the 17 footballers of the first team and with four more than the filial, Ansu Fati and Carles Pérez -before it left -, that already were with the 'greater', and also Riqui Puig and Álex Hill. Antoine Griezmann and Ivan Rakitic are the most used because they have been in his 12 commitments, and follow them Leo Messi, Marc-André ter Stegen, Sergio Busquets, Frenkie of Jong and Arthur with 11.
In 12 meetings, Setién has obtained 8 victories, 3 defeats and a tie, that have translated in an elimination in the Glass of Rey. In LaLiga is very placed and also in the Champions League, in which if the pandemia allows it, would have to finish in the Camp Nou the 1-1 sealed in Saint Paolo. The errors of the 'merengues' allowed him resist to the tropiezos in the Classical and against the Valency in Mestalla, but in spite of a good party in Saint Mamés, did not rid of the elimination against the Athletic Club in the tournament of the 'KO'.
Without two offensive references like Suárez and Dembélé, the annotation has delivered until in eight goleadores distinct. The tendency of the campaign has kept because Leo Messi (eight so many) and Antoine Griezmann (five) have carried the voice singer, but Arthur, Clément Lenglet and Ansu Fati have helped with two per person and Sergi Roberto, Sergio Busquets and Frenkie of Jong also have contributed one each one. The Argentinian leads the chapter of assistances with seven, followed of Nélson Semedo, Ivan Rakitic and Arturo Vidal with two and Of jong and Jordi Alba with one.