"I know that Coutinho will not be in Champions, but something will do"

Published:17/02/2018 - 22:28h

Updated:18/02/2018 - 00:46h

To the FC Barcelona has suffered in Ipurua to surpass to an Eibar aguerrido, but in spite of his performance, Ernesto Valverde is not concerned. The technician has signalled that trusts his pupilos and has stood out the importance of the triumph in a very complicated field

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After two consecutive days without winning, the FC Barcelona has reencontrado with the triumph in an afternoon complicated in Ipurua, in which it has defeated to an Eibar dominador and with options until the final instants of the meeting. To few days to play the Champions in a duel importantísimo against Chelsea, Ernesto Valverde is not concerned.

And it is that the Txingurri has not wanted to centre in the suffering of his pupilos, arrinconados by the pressure and the big performance of the rivals, and has centred in the solvency that have showed, starting the three points in a difficult field: "they have tightened Us a lot. They have been to a very high level. In the second part have had a bad time, without being able to arrive to his area. It has been simpler when they have remained with one less. We have tried to show our style of game and surpass to the rival. At the same time you have to you adapt in some moments. In the second time have been by on because we could not exceed his line of pressure"

"It does not concern me a lot the image of today, our aim was to go back to win after two ties followed. The Eibar has a form to play that it forces you. Every time that surpassed his line of pressure could mark them because they risk a lot. In Ipurua suffers all the world, anybody wins easy. The Tuesday is another history, will try to do a good party", has valued to finish.

With regard to if the duel can equate to the that will contest in Stamford Bridge, Valverde has recognised that will take out conclusions, although it has signalled that the eleven willing answered to the difficulties that knew that they would find: "Everything serves. There has been a lot of tension by the pressure of the Eibar. We have had to suffer a lot because they are in very good moment. Permanently they steal you in your field and subject you with lateral centres. It has been a so difficult party as we expected".

A lot of alternatives

Between the most stood out absences in the party of the Barça have been Philippe Coutinho and Ousmane Dembélé, the first being surprise by his suplencia and the second because not even it has had minutes. Far to complicate in a possible explanation, the extremeño has attributed it simple technical decisions.

"It thought that it was the best for the team. The past week went out Coutinho and today Iniesta. Already I know that Coutinho can not play Champions, but something will do", has commented on the Brazilian, before signalling to the same reason for the drop of the French: "it has not heated by technical decision. It thought that Aleix Vidal could help us with the deployment and also with repliegue defensive".

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