HAD NOT PLAYED SINCE JANUARY
Riqui Puig returned to the field in the victory against Napoli
Published:25/02/2022 - 16:24h
Updated:25/02/2022 - 16:24h
Riqui Puig has put an end to a long wait to play for Xavi's team again. His last appearance as a Barça player took place against Linares for the Copa del Rey for a few minutes
The FC Barcelona comes to achieve an important triumph in front of the Napoli by the playoffs of the UEFA Europe League, an important step of face to what subtracts of a difficult season in which the culés have remained was very early of the Champions, the Glass of Rey and the Supercopa of Spain, by what the continental tournament luce like the clearest option to obtain a title in front of the distance that separates him of the Real Madrid to litigate by LaLiga.
The Barcelona obtained a comfortable victory in front of the south team of Italy, ratifying the good moment that lives the team directed by Xavi Hernández. The Barça went out from the start to look for the resultor, what allowed them some tranquility during the rest of the commitment. It was as well as the egarense could even give rest to several of his pieces thinking in the next crashes.
In fact Riqui Puig saw again action dressing the elastic of the Barcelona. The midfield player ingresó to the lawn to the minute 82, when Xavi opted for calling to Ferran Torres. It treats of the first apparition of the of Matadepera from 5 January of this year, when the blaugranas defeated to the Linares by the Glass of Rey, although it had to be withdrawn when the Barça was down in the marker.
Puig recovers the confidence
From before his entry to the field of the stadium Diego Armando Maradona, Puig only accumulated 355 minutes of game. The midfield player did not seem to have the confidence of Ronald Koeman to the start of the course and over time all aimed to that would repeat the same history after the arrival of Xavi Hernández to the Barcelona bench.
His presentation in front of the Linares had left to the of Tarrasa with serious doubts on Puig. However, the holgura of the Barcelona in good part of the party of turn in front of the napolitanos allowed him resort to he. Of this way, has put end to his drought and expects to receive a new vote of confidence by part of the trainer that seems to have found the formula for encarar the rest of the season.