Ronald Koeman in the first friendly of the Barça


Koeman: "It will be a different Barça, more defensive than in recent years"

Published:13/09/2020 - 07:20h

Updated:13/09/2020 - 16:01h

Ronald Koeman spoke after the first friendly of FC Barcelona in preseason. The Dutchman ended his debut with the Catalans with victory and spoke of the sensations that the match against Nàstic de Tarragona left him

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Ronald Koeman spoke after the first party of pre-season of the FC Barcelona. The new Barça of the Dutch technician debuted with victory against the Nàstic of Tarragona in a simple meeting in which the Barcelona won with the just. A so much of Ousmane Dembélé and two goals of penalti of Antoine Griezmann and Philippe Coutinho desequilibraron a crash in which the míster saw changes regarding the past season.

"It can be different and something more defensive to what has seen in the last years", began, explaining what wants for his team of face to the course that is for arriving. "The aim is to move the balloon, hide it and find the spaces to play between lines, behind the mediocentros rival. The rhythm of the balloon has to be high to create spaces between lines and mark goals. I think that this team can do it because has midfield players to play like this", signalled.

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Futbolísticamente, the one of Zaandam stood out that it liked him more the second part that the first. Besides, it left clear that to these heights of the pre-season the most important is to play with intensity. "There have been good moments, a bit better in the second part that inthe first . Only we carry two weeks working and is very important the intensity in the party, as much as the result", commented.

Also it wanted to clear that for a crash like this what has looked for especially is that there is not any injury and take care to the players that have happened the week with his selections. "The most important is that there have not been injuries, have taken minutes and have seen to players that still had not played. It was ours first party and a lot of had been with his selections, but no with the team", affirmed.

On the other hand, it put pressure to his way to the club so that it close the signings that has asked what before. Koeman Thinks that is key can work with all the players in pre-season to arrive to the start of League the best possible. "It is important to integrate to the players. Only we have pre-season of four weeks, no of six, as usually. Now it is important the physical work, but the next two weeks it is necessary to work tácticamente", explained.

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Besides, elogió the debuts of two of the recently arrived, Francisco Trincao and Pedri. "It is a big talent, is 17 years old and is an important signing for the future. Has quality to play, already will see how much can participate", said of the Canarian, that was headline and left very good details. On the luso, that went out in the second half, ensured that it will be a big signing and that only has to adapt to the rhythm of LaLiga. "It has liked me posicionalmente, going in sometimes inside and others from out. Has quality and has to adapt to the speed and rhythm of balloon. It is a big signing", recognised.

Finally, it referred to the party of Leo Messi, that was headline and carried the bracelet of captain of the Barcelona. The Dutch saw to the animated Argentinian and thinks that only needs time to tune physically. "It has showed the same spirit that the first day. It is training well, also it did it in his free day. It knows perfectly that it has to improve physically, as all. His quality speaks in case same", finalised.

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