Ronald Koeman in the bench of the Valladolid


Koeman: "We created many occasions, but I don't know if I will keep this system"

Published:23/12/2020 - 01:04h

Updated:23/12/2020 - 02:02h

Ronald Koeman appeared before the media after the great victory of FC Barcelona against Valladolid. The dutch

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Ronald Koeman showed satisfied in press conference after the big victory of the FC Barcelona in Valladolid. The Dutch trainer left clear that liked him his team, although it did not doubt in 'throw them of the ears' for having gone down the piston in the final stretch of the party. "I am very happy by the work done in almost all the party, although at the end we have had some failures with the balloon", said.

Besides, the Dutch explained the reason by which changed the diagram of the Barça, that played in Zorrilla with a 5-2-1-2. The group barcelonista went out with three head offices and two carrileros, a training that balanced to the team in defence and that allowed that the attackers could be more freed. In spite of the very that worked the Catalans, the Dutch trainer did not confirm that it go to repeat system próximamente.

"It has given us more security backwards when having more people in the midfield between lines. We have seen a very serious team, very concentrated, have created besides a lot of opportunities, but do not know if I will keep or no this system", affirmed. Besides, it did not want to go in to value the suplencia of Antoine Griezmann or of Sergio Busquets. "Have a lot of competition and a very strong staff", commented.

On the other hand, it praised the partidazo of Pedri, that was one of the best of the crash and that formed a spectacular duet beside Leo Messi. "It is very good. The connection that has with Leo and the other is very good. It works a lot. And without balloon is important in our team. I see to Leo happy, with his creativity is importantísimo. It notices if there is very good players to his side", affirmed.

Also it referred to Messi, that went the best of the duel of Valladolid with a goal, an assistance and a pre-assistance for the so much of Martin Braithwaite. The '10' seems to be increasingly cheerful and committed, but his trainer does not dare to say at all on his future. "It is more a question for Leo. I see it happy, is working and is very important in the game of attack. It notices when there are a lot of players to his side", signalled.

Koeman Spoke of Pjanic, that was to title

Finally, it spoke of Miralem Pjanic, that went at last title after adding 12 suplencias until this crash of Pucela. The bosnio went out of start for the second time this course in League and completed a remarkable performance. "It has played well, it has had to expect his opportunity to play a whole party. It has done a big party, has controlled well in defence", concluded.

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