Rafinha, went in front of the Betis


The odd disappearance of Rafinha against the Real Betis

Published:11/11/2018 - 16:30h

Updated:11/11/2018 - 17:16h

After the injury of Leo Messi, Rafinha Alcántara was the elected to play in the place of the Argentinian in the crucial parties against the Inter of Milan and the Real Madrid. However, it remained out of the announcement in front of the Real Betis

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Ernesto Valverde issued a list of summoned of 19 players for the party against the Real Betis, by what had to descartar one to last hour, shortly before beginning. Against prognosis, this descartado was Rafinha Alcántara, that aimed to be one of the headlines to cover the absence of Philippe Coutinho.

Little it could expect that the Hispanic-Brazilian was the descartado of the party. Rafinha Was one of the players that was having continuity in the last weeks and, more especially, after the injury of Leo Messi. In fact, it went the player that occupied his place in the first crash without the Argentinian and the result was inmejorable: goal in front of the Inter of Milan and hopeful performance.

His good party in front of the Italians did that the Txingurri renewed the confidence in the small of the Alcántara and gave him the titularity in the big Classical against the Real Madrid. In spite of not having a so brilliant party as against the Inter, Rafinha went back to fulfil with grow and convinced thanks to his delivery and quality.

It was then when it arrived the party that seemed to happen him bill: in Vallecas against the Ray Vallecano. Rafinha Had a really grey performance and was substituted to the little to begin the second time. In this moment, everything began to change for him, that lost the titularity in the turn against the Inter in spite of that Messi was still in the dry dam.

Descartado In front of the Betis

With the turn of Leo Messi to the team title and the surprise of Malcom, Rafinha was the big victim. Not even it was in the bench against the Real Betis in spite of that it was included in the list in a first moment. The '12' culé saw penalised his performance against the ray and finish diluting.

Curiously, Rafinha remained out of the team in the party in which it confronted to the team that litigated by his signing in the final stretch of the past summer. The Betis saw in him to the ideal player to complete the centre of the field, but the FC Barcelona adopted a férrea posture that did that the Andalusians finish decanting by Celso.

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