Ronald Koeman in the party against the Raise


Koeman: "The Riqui Puig thing is not an extra-sporting issue"

Published:14/12/2020 - 00:55h

Updated:14/12/2020 - 01:07h

Ronald Koeman appeared before the media after FC Barcelona's victory against Levante. The Dutchman was satisfied with his team and acknowledged that the Catalans are going to go little by little

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Ronald Koeman showed more than satisfied after the victory of the FC Barcelona on the Raise by 1-0. "It has been a very important victory. We knew that by our classification in League, after losing in Cádiz, needed the three points. Believe a lot of occasions, attain a big goal and is important for our confidence. We defended well and it was very important for us", stood out at all more begin the press conference the Dutch.

The Dutch recognised that little by little it sees to his team improve in many respects and considers that add of three in three goes to be key to follow improving. "We can improve, be more convinced of us same and ojalá little by little increase the confidence. Definitely, the best food for us is to win parties. I expect to win the three parties of this week", affirmed.

The one of Zaandam stood out the second part of the Barça, that was when more opportunities created and when it finished deciding the crash with the goal of Leo Messi. "We have improved during the party, the second part has been better that the first, especially in the subject to be able to presionar. We win quite a lot of ones against one and believe occasions to mark. I can not have neither a complaint of the attitude of the players", said.

On the other hand, it left clear the reason by which took out to Samuel Umtiti in the last minutes of duel. "In the final stretch, the opponent always risks and with a so short result think that it is necessary to defend, therefore I have put a defence more, have to do it to win a party", commented. In relation to this, a journalist questioned his decision with a question and the technician showed quite annoying. "There are moments in that it is necessary to defend, if you do not understand this, better leave it", espetó.

Besides, it said to be optimist regarding the future of his team and left clear that is not so negative in spite of the bad results in League. "With four defeats of five out of house, the critical are just, but if you analyse more, think that there are things in that we are improving. From the first day created opportunities, know that we can have more tarpaulin. Ojalá Mark before", recognised.

Koeman Reacted to the controversy with Riqui Puig

Finally, it pronounced on the information that has gone out in the press of his relation with Riqui Puig, to the that purportedly call "filtrador" to beginning of campaign. "It is not by a subject extradeportivo, neither much less. I know that there are things in the press and do not want to answer neither react, but is an internal thing of the technical body. It was heating with 0-0 and when we mark it decided that it did not go in", it concluded.

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