A CLEAR MESSAGE
The request of Koeman to the players before the party against the Sevilla
Published:28/02/2021 - 13:21h
Updated:28/02/2021 - 13:21h
Afterwards of the reverse in front of the Cádiz and the terrible first-half in the party against the Elche, Koeman did them to the players a very clear request in front of the duel against the Seville
The Seville fell in front of the Barcelona 0-2 in the Sánchez-Pizjuán in what it could be one of the best split that the combined Catalan has played in what it goes of season. The victory was possible thanks to a goal annotated by Dembélé and another fact by Messi. The triumph in question keeps to the Barcelona in the fight by the trophy and strengthens even more the first place of Messi at most goleador of LaLiga
The result shows that Koeman put hands to the work to prepare to the team the best possible for the party against the rojiblancos. To the players gave them a very clear request before initiating the duel: "It Is necessary to go out to bite from the minute one". It can not forget that the culés did not arrive very well in the parties that had against the Cádiz and the Elche.
In the first, lost points of an unthinkable way against a rival to the that surpassed along all the appointment and by an error of the defence to few minutes to finish the party, error that gave them to the rivals a penal that no desaprovecharon. In the second, had a first terrible time with fault of rhythm and of attack.
The Dutch did not want that any of these two images finished repeating. Besides, it was not the first time that the team went in with tibieza and without definition to a party and therefore it left them to him very in clear before going out to the field: "we Have to be very aggressive", said them. And the team capitaneado by Messi fulfilled it to cabalidad.
From the first minute of the party, was clear that the combined Catalan played with all the intensity that Koeman asked them "from the minute 1". In the first aerial balloon, Hammered already had him marked terrain to Luuk of Jong (forward of the Seville). By his part, Mingueza and Busquets kept the defence up.
The rest of the players also followed suit, including to Messi. "The Flea" defended when the situation deserved it and neither neglected the attack, even received a yellow card and was about to to be expelled by an action to recover the spherical when almost it finished the first-half of the party
The tactical approach
In addition to the spirits of the players, Koeman neither shelved the tactical approach. For the referred duel used a 3-5-2 that worked him very well. It is not the first time that use this system, but against the Seville was perfect.
The Barcelona had the balloon in his power in the first-half, as well as also presionaron with efficiency to the rivals every time that went out to the attack. They did it very up, with the together lines and good coverages in the rear part that were useful to do him courts to the long passes executed by the rojiblancos. All this was what allowed that the Barcelona obtain this victory in front of the Seville that keeps them in the fight by the trophy of this year.