I STRUGGLE, OF MORE To LESS
Luis Enrique and his inheritance: it has been as a Coca-Tail
Published:26/05/2017 - 16:53h
Updated:26/05/2017 - 17:04h
Luis Enrique will look for to close this Saturday in front of the Alavés his cycle of three seasons in the always demanding and estresante bench of the FC Barcelona with another title, the one who would be his ninth like Barcelona technician, a remarkable figure
Luis Enrique will seat this Saturday for the last time in the bench like trainer of the FC Barcelona. His aim, very simple: finish the season with a title. It would be the ninth of his stage like technician culé and would allow to the Barcelona play the Supercopa of Spain this summer in front of the Real Madrid.
It is the only that has the Asturian technician between eyebrow and eyebrow. And when they arrive the farewells is moment to do balances, something that has to make with a lot of detenimiento and putting everything in context. There is something clear that already can affirm: his stage is more than approved.
I struggle it went back to the Camp Nou as it left in his day: like an idol. Although no longer to dress of short, but with suit and tie -although his look have been quite casual-. A figure with character, impulsive, a so much haughty to eyes of the rival, but defender of his as few. And it was able of, in his first campaign, reavivar to a team that was in light decadence -with the Tata-. This injection of morals is irrefutable.
Of the glory to a fault of ambition and regeneration
It reached the peak in his first course with a triplete unforgettable. In the Champions, the prize more codiciado, the Barça showed an overwhelming superiority in front of all his rivals. And clear, was so precocious the glory, that keep the hunger was an arduous task. "This team always wants to win", said at all more begin his second course. But this level of intensity of the first year already began to lose , very little by little.
It is not that it lost the illusion for winning, but was palpable that Luis Enrique was not able to transmit the same to his players. This and that the rivals looked for increasingly antidotes to brake to the MSN, of which the Barça happened to depend in excess -especially in the distribution of goals-. Still and like this, it won the League in the Calderón. The Supercopa of Spain, a borrón that remained in anecdótico.
And this course has been the evident proof that a team champion needs to regenerate if it wants to keep in the elite. Because the risk to go in in loop and with the same players -and if on the signings do not work- is used to to translate in disappointments. In the Champions, two painful defeats. The night of Paris could save with a gesta irrepetible in the Camp Nou. The one of Turín no longer. Neither the invention of the 3-4-3, interesting in his idea and effective in his execution, sufficed.
In the League was missing the necessary regularity to surpass to the Madrid. It failed in the most unexpected places, because in front of the big rivals has won -or empatado-. In definite, Luis Enrique could compare to a Coca-Tail: when it opened it arrived an explosion that little by little has gone diminishing.
He goes with the very calm consciousness
It does some weeks, in a press conference, Luis Enrique showed his indifference in front of the inheritance that can leave in the club: "Really right now I do not think in this, me important quite little if I leave a lot of or little. I remain me with the affection and the recognition of all the people, that is a lot".