Xavi Hernández in a match with Al-Sadd


Two challenges for Xavi Hernández before his official debut as a coach of Al-Sadd

Published:22/07/2019 - 22:48h

Updated:22/07/2019 - 22:48h

Xavi Hernández made his debut as a coach of Al-Sadd last Sunday against Palamós, but he already looks to his first official match. The team of the catalan will play against Olot and Sabadell before his appointment with the Asian Champions League

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This Sunday produced a historical fact in the career of Xavi Hernández, that debuted like trainer of the To the-Sadd. The ex player of the FC Barcelona took finally the relief of Jesualdo Ferreira to the controls of the group qatarí, in which apuró his last years on the terrains of game before giving the jump to the benches. After a very worked start, the egarense does not want to brake.

The première against the Palamós finish with tie and with a lot of conclusions, and is that the Catalan has pending tasks. To his team cost him adapt to the new style of game and the venues planted expensive and advanced in the marker, although finally the visitors left with a tie thanks to the so much of Nam-Tai-Hee, to date the only signing that have done official.

It will touch to encourage more in the two commitments that come, against Olot and Sabadell. It turns it that the entity is doing by Catalonia will confront him to two opponents of Second Division B, to which will measure the Wednesday 24 July and the Sunday 28. In these parties expect more proofs and more adjust of the preparador of Terrassa, that has a near aim of the most demanding.

The new To the-Sadd has to be smart for the first official meeting of Xavi like technician, neither more neither less than in the Champions League Asian. After facing the first stretch of the competition like footballer, the ex midfield player will live it now from the band, and will start his calendar in the eighth of final that will contest against a rival known, a To the-Duhail that litigated him until the last days the Qatar Stars League.

The first crossing of the eliminatory, although it will not be definite, will mark if the project initiates with good foot or no, and is thus that touches to loan attention to all the details. One of the most notable will be the return of the star of the team, the leading Baghdad Bounedjah, that recortará his holidays after conquering the Glass Africa with Algeria to treat to aim another title in his list of winners.

Xavi shows his character in his debut like trainer

In hardly some minutes, Xavi left samples of the that will be his character like trainer, and confirmed that the to relax in the bench does not go to go with him. The Catalan was active during all the meeting, and happened it giving orders from the technical zone and even demanding to some of his players that approached to give them individual talks on his role on the lawn. The challenge finish to begin, and the crack is had to triumph at all costs.

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