Ernesto Valverde, during a training with the FC Barcelona


The defence of the FC Barcelona already answers to Ernesto Valverde

Published:27/07/2017 - 22:35h

Updated:28/07/2017 - 01:29h

Two parties of pre-season, a lot of changes and the same good feelings. It is only the principle, but Ernesto Valverde already shows his hand in the Barça. The Barcelona add two duels of maximum intensity and have them saldado with a defence of remarkable

Tickets for FC Barcelona matches

Although the parties of pre-season do not serve to take out definite conclusions, always is better to win and leave good feelings, and this is what is doing the Barça. His participation in the International Champions Cup is being practically flawless, and Ernesto Valverde has gone puliendo concepts to which already this seeing result.

The Txingurri wanted to do of the Barcelona a so showy team like intense, and for the moment in two meetings that has directed has attained that his men combine his best facets in front of two so fearsome rivals like the Juventus and the Manchester United. The defensive effort of all the staff has served so that the goalkeepers happen few difficulties, and of not being by a punctual error, Jasper Cillessen and Adrián Ortolá would keep his leaf of service in white.

The pressure begins from the forward and this appreciate it the defenders, to which has seen more attentive, fast and effective that in the last months. The only borrón put it Giorgio Chiellini, and his goal arrived after a balloon stopped in which there was a fault of understanding between Marlon Santos and Umtiti. It will be necessary to expect to see if the improvement is a punctual symptom or a distinctive signal again Barça of Valverde, but for the moment the thing promises.

Thinking in the Real Madrid

When it still remains a lot of work by in front, the Barça already has marked a new aim in the short term, and is not another that continue his good series with a victory in the last friendly in the United States. The opponent besides, is the Real Madrid, by what a triumph would serve to close the pre-season with a good flavour of mouth.

Precisely, the whites will be the first rival of the Barcelona in the fight by an official title, when they confront to double party in the eliminatory that will decide the champion of the Supercopa of Spain. During these days the Catalans will have to keep his good feelings to achieve impose to a team that will not put the easy things.

Next match of FC Barcelona

La Liga | Jornada 31
FC Barcelona
Ath. Bilbao

FC Barcelona - Ath. Bilbao

Sunday, 12 of April of 2020 No time
Estadio Camp Nou
Buy tickets
Calendar FC Barcelona
Today highlights

Most read