A REMARKABLE BARÇA
Araújo, Pedri, De Jong... Barça's 1-1 win against Villarreal
We review the performances of the FC Barcelona players in the decisive clash against Villarreal, which the Catalans ended with a very key victory
The FC Barcelona arrived to The Ceramics with the possibility to put eleven points by in front of the Real Madrid and have not failed in the mission, all the contrary. In spite of not signing an exhibition, as they came doing in the last weeks, left a party in which they showed that they take advantage of his opportunities and that they are very reliable to defensive level. Pedri, Ronald Araújo or Frenkie of Jong have been the leaders of a Catalan group that already has face of 'champion'.
They were a few the performances stood out and proof of this was that Xavi Hernández took more than ever to do modifications, because the team was answering of way hit. Thus, to continuation review one to one the presentation of the culés in the field of the Villarreal:
Solvent party and a new goal in zero. It follows very attentive under the three sticks and, although the Villarreal looked for the tie, did not have to take part neither do unemployed, because the defence commissioned to extinguish the danger very soon. It was very well in the game with feet for the clean exit of his.
It is increasingly settled in the Barcelona right side, although it did not sign his best party in the position especially because after the rest went down a course. Had a lot work by his band in the second half, but finished signing a very solvent performance to brake to the 'groguets'. It helped him, also, Araújo.
It was the best of the party, beside Pedri González. It was one of his best performances like Barcelona and was the nightmare for the forwards of the Villarreal, put did not leave them spaces to confine in the area and, when they achieved it, took out the extinguidor to clear any type of danger. His only asterisk was the yellow cardboard, that will not leave him play the next party.
On the same line of Araújo. They form a couple of head offices inmejorables and understand to perfection to the hour to occupy spaces and cover the backs between himself. It did not commit errors and was hit in the exit of the bleatedn. It was one of the best of the Barça and finish signing a big performance, as it comes accustoming to the Barcelona.
It returned to the titularity and went back to be imparable by the left band, so much in the defensive works as to the hour to add to the attack, very freed by Kessié. It visited his band one and again to approach to the rival area, although this time was not hit in the last pass.
Frenkie Of Jong
It signed a performance incontestable in which it led, temporizó and gave pause. All together. The Dutch has found his ideal role in the Barça and in front of the Villarreal saw his more solvent version, especially to the hour to add to the attack and advance lines. It could assist to Lewandowski in the first-half, but Pepe Reina denied him the goal.
Second consecutive party in which it shows of which wood is fact and what can offer him to this Barça. It shined, precisely, in the presentation in which more it resembled what did in the AC Milan. It recovered a big quantity of balloons and did the work 'dirty' to give air to the team when more presionados were.
It continues on the same line of what goes of season, with a lot of presence so much in defensive works as to the hour to attack. It is the extra lung of the Barça and went back to be decisive to the hour to steal balloons and jump lines of pressure.
Further of the goal, that was an authentic jewel and that shows the level in which it is, signed a party sensacional in which it went back to give sense to the game of the Barça. It left to Lewandowski in a clear occasion of goal and looked for to add to the attack and generate danger constantly. Every time it adds more importance and the team plays to what he 'says'.
It came of performances very stood out, especially in front of the Seville, but against the Villarreal almost happens unobserved. Had until two occasions of goal, but was imprecise. This yes, was key in the goal of Pedri, that gave the victory, with an important participation. It was of more to less and finish being replaced.
Had two very clear occasions to put goal, but Pepe Reina denied it to him. It did not live in the area and was quite involved in the game to go to look for balloons and 'do' play to his mates. It was author of the assistance to Pedri with a touch sensacional that 'shot' to them them culés.