Ronald Koeman in the Barça-Raise


Koeman: "I understand the criticism if you lose, but not for taking a defense"

Published:15/12/2020 - 14:25h

Updated:15/12/2020 - 19:31h

Ronald Koeman appeared before the media before FC Barcelona-Real Sociedad de Liga. The Dutchman made it clear that it is a fundamental game and referred to the criticism of his team

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Ronald Koeman spoke in press conference a day before the complicated split that the FC Barcelona faces in front of the Real Sociedad. The Dutch praised to the donostiarras and left clear what it is necessary to do to surpass them. "It is a very good team and goes to struggle by LaLiga. It notices that they carry several together seasons, likes me as they play. The important is as we are we without balloon for presionar well and dominate the party. We have to be very well and have the balloon to hurt and create occasions", affirmed.

Besides, it recognised the importance of the crash and of all the duels that remain him to the Barça this 2020 in which the culés want to recover feelings. "We know our situation, the parties that remain us until final of year have to win them to struggle by the title. It is necessary to have personality in the party of morning, the three points will give us confidence and have to show it. If we are to our level, especially defensiamente, think that will win", commented.

Also it spoke of the pressure that there is around the Barcelona and of the criticisms, leaving clear that no all voucher under his point of view. "All the world demands to win it everything. Now the situation is different and have to accept that you can not win it everything. I can understand to the critics if you lose four or five parties, but the other day criticised me for putting a central in the last minutes and this do not understand it because we wanted to win", said, in reference to the change of Samuel Umtiti in the minute 89.

In relation to these críticias, Koeman admitted that it comprises the anger by the situation of the Barça, but cleared that it is happy with his footballers and that little by little sees mejoría in the group. "​In general we can not be happy by our path in the League, have lost parties that could not lose. But we are trying to improve things, the result in front of the Raise is important. They are missing us things, but the work and the attitude are very good. Ojalá That these 3 points give us tranquility for morning", aimed.

On the other hand, also it referred to the eliminatory of eighth of final of Champions League against Paris Saint-Germain. The one of Zaandam is very optimistic and trusts his team. "Never it knows as we will be we neither as they will be they. There is not at all true, ojalá can recover to players because we will be stronger that now. The PSG neither has a path like the others seasons, has his heights and basses, it is necessary to expect to the moment. We will be better that now", stood out.

It put to Leo Messi by the clouds

Besides, elogió to Leo Messi, that has been appointed one of the 3 better forwards of the history and that is to an alone goal of the record of Peeled of more goals with a club. "The figures are impressive. We do not go to have in this club a player that have had so much effectiveness. Leo is the number 1. It is a very important player as we saw another day, our attack depends on he", declared.

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