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Héctor Fort was excited as a 'patch' for the left back

Published:8/01/2024 - 01:34h

Updated:8/01/2024 - 01:35h

The left back has been a problem for Xavi since the beginning of the season. Balde is not at 100%, Cancelo is injured, and Koundé is not convincing in that position. Although the technician seems to have found the solution. The youth squad Héctor Fort has convinced against Barbastro and could be the answer

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There is not at all more gratificante that witness how a new player of the quarry shines with the first team, and between the shadows of the suffered victory of the Barça in front of the Barbastro in the Glass of Rey, the titularity of Héctor Fort has been one of the big news of the night. The canterano Barcelona has impressed in the position of left side, in spite of not being his usual position. The young Barcelona promise stood out by his incursions in the band, that cost him to give the assistance of the 0-2 to Raphinha with a precise centre to the second stick.

In front of the irregularity of Alejandro Balde and the injuries of Cancel or Íñigo Martínez, was the moment to resort again to the filial, and there was Fort to take advantage of his opportunity. A swift player, powerful and skillful with the balloon in the feet, precise in the centres and able in the shots from out of the area, a diamond in the rough of the cual Xavi could begin to take out a lot of party. Besides, it is a player of the house, that has gone through almost all the categories of the Barcelona basic football and that carries from very young looking for stand out in the Catalan team.

His performance was more than satisfactory and put of self-evident his versatility in the band. In the first-half adopted a more defensive profile, looking for connect with the players from above and centre in his defensive works, where did not lose neither an alone balloon. In the second half, with the venues tightening and making offensive changes, the party asked impudence and the player of 17 years put a course more. It incorporated to the attack and visited the band from above to down no rest. So much it is so his big effort saw recompensado with an excellent assistance and the seen well of Xavi, allowing him play the 90 minutes of the party.

A big letter of presentation of the canterano

Nevertheless, the one of Them Corts already debuted with the first team in the field of the Amberes, and today has retold with minutes, but this time in the left lane. Fort Always has played by the right-handed lane or of head office, but never had used him by the left band, and far to seed doubts, has convinced a lot. His talent is more than remarkable, since with so alone 17 years is doing his 'cameos' in the first team and has consolidated like one of the most used players by Rafa Márquez in the Barça Atlètic.

Now, the Barcelona group has in the horizon a big commitment in front of the Osasuna in the semifinal of the Supercopa of Spain and faces this important meeting with some drops in the saga that could suppose the return of Héctor Fort to the titularity. Already it has seen that Xavi no 'short' when resorting to the filial, and if the canterano follows cuajando performances like the one of Glass, would not be at all rare that consolidated in a position that gives more than a headache to the technician of Terrassa.

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