Riqui Puig during the final of the Supercopa


Short opportunity: Riqui Puig was substituted in the second time, in front of the Cornellá

Published:22/01/2021 - 12:03h

Updated:22/01/2021 - 12:11h

Ronald Koeman surprised ranging to Riqui Puig like titling in the meeting in front of the Cornellá, but the canterano was substituted after 45 minutes

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One of the surprises that left the eleven initial that Ronald Koeman for the party of dieciseisavos of the Glass of Rey, in front of the Cornellá, went the inclusion of Riqui Puig in the same, in spite of the known distrust that the Dutch has showed to the canterano culé. However, after the first 45 minutes of the commitment, the boy went out substituted by Ousmane Dembélé.

The Barcelona had to suffer and esmerarse in excess to delete to a voluntarioso Cornellá, team that entrusted to the goalkeeper Ramón Juan, the new saint of the entity, to survive further of the 90 minutes of the commitment. Finally and, in spite of the penalti that erró, Dembélé was one of the most stood out of the party and Riqui Puig remained with win them to contest more minutes.

The true is that the midfield player of 21 years had a quite irregular party, showing some destellos of his characteristic will inside the terrain of game, but leaving also some details to observe, like movements and wrong passes. This, added to the distrust with which Koeman observes it and, of course, to the need of the technician of desatascar a party that had to win obligatoriamente, carried to Riqui Puig to be the sacrificed to give entrance to Dembélé.

Riqui Puig and Ilaix Moriba, pair of illusions

Further of the sustituición of Riqui Puig for the start of the second half of the commitment in front of the Cornellá, was interesting to observe that Ronald Koeman was had to use it from the start. Of course, another important detail was the alignment like titling of Ilaix Moriba, another of the promising mediocampistas arisen from the breast of The Farm.

The pair conformed by the pair of young players is one of which more ilusionan to the surroundings of the FC Barcelona, since they are two footballers of which expects a lot. If they attain to have continuity inside the first team, could be witnessing the start of one of the pairs of mediocampistas that will govern this zone of the field in the diagram culé, of face to the next years.

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