THE MISTER TRUSTS THE PROJECT
"This is the way": Xavi's speech in which every culé must believe
Published:15/04/2022 - 16:00h
Updated:15/04/2022 - 20:43h
The defeat against Eintracht Frankfurt (2-3) represents the first big failure of Xavi Hernández on the FC Barcelona bench. However, the Egarense coach is confident that the team "is on the right track" and will be able to reverse the hard blow
Xavi Hernández assumed the technical direction of the FC Barcelona in November of 2021 when the club crossed one of the most complex moments of the last 20 years. However, in his first four months in the bench of the first team was able to give back the illusion to the fanaticada culé to base of good performances and conclusive victories like the goleada in the last Classical in front of the Real Madrid (0-4), an illusion that the Thursday banished abruptly after the unexpected elimination of the Europe League.
However, further of the hard reverse suffered in front of the Eintracht Frankfurt, the technician egarense tried trasmitir serenity and optimism of face to the future. Further of the illusion to win titles (mainly the Europe League, a trophy that the Boat never has won), the project of Xavi aims to the sportive successes to average and long term, beginning for building the base of the team in this season and ensure the return to the Champions League in the 2022-23.
"The players Are giving it all, have taken out the pride and, perhaps, in another occasion finish 0-3 and finish the party and throw the towel. At least that the people go proud of the team, no?", it said the míster of Terrassa in the press conference post split the Thursday. The Barça maquilló the result with a late reaction, but looked for the party to the end and gave the feeling that, if they had played five minutes more, the tie and the extention were possible.
"We have not been very futbolísticamente and have to improve, but follow insisting in that I think that go by the good way in spite of the defeat. It is a blow. To anybody likes him lose and less to my that I am very competitive and very winning, but have to follow", added the technician egarense, the one who already thinks in the next party of LaLiga the Monday in front of the Cádiz. The main objective blaugrana aims to keep the second place in the classification or, in the worst of the cases, keep in the 'zone Champions'. The culés escort to the Madrid with 60 points, to 12 of the whites and with a party less. They follow him the Seville, also with 60 and the Athletic with 57; while the Betis is fifth with 56 units.
Xavi has clear which is the way to be followed
"I create in this way. Already I did it like player and go it to try like trainer and transmit this passion that have by this sport and follow. I insist; I think that we go by the good way, is question of time", recalcó Xavi the Thursday. From his arrival to the bench of the Barça, the club has added 64.37% of the points, product of 16 triumphs, 8 ties and 5 defeats in 29 commitments in which the club has annotated 57 goals and fit 34 (+23).
Before the stop of selections of final of March, the team seemed launched to by a closing of glorious season. However, the performance in the last four parties has gone of more toless . To the triumph 1-0 home in front of the Seville (1-0) followed him the tie in Germany in front of the Eintracht (1-1) and the agónica victory in field of the Raise (2-3), same result that left him outside of the Europe League in front of the ones of Frankfurt. Now, the ones of Xavi will have to happen the page and try win the eight parties that subtract in LaLiga; "eight finals", according to the technician culé.