Xavi in ​​press conference


Pedri, Araújo, Vinicius... Xavi analyzes the keys to the Clásico against Madrid

Published:18/03/2023 - 14:07h

Updated:18/03/2023 - 19:17h

The Barça coach, Xavi Hernández, has offered some statements to the press in advance of the commitment against Real Madrid for matchday 26 of LaLiga 2022/23

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Xavi Hernández, trainer of the FC Barcelona, has appeared in front of the media in the previous press conference to the commitment suspender belt in front of the Real Madrid. In her it spoke of the absence of Pedri in the Classical, of the rivalry between Ronald Araújo and Vinicius Júnior and of the style of game of the team in spite of the results by the minimum.

It gave start to the appearance mentioning the process of recovery of Pedri. "It arrived very just. There was a risk. Yesterday resintió and is not the 100 by one hundred. Better that rest and recover well. The feelings were not good and said him that it does not do lacking to force at all. It is not a final, important and decisive if we win, but is not a big final. What do not want to is to lose to Pedri two months more. We are able to be dominadores against the Madrid even without him", affirmed.

Araújo, Vinicius and Simeone

On the other hand, it took advantage of to stand out the duel Araújo-Vinicius by the right band. "Ronald is very strong, fast, intuye well. It is a portento physical. It is responsible, leader, winner in aggressive duels. It is a defence of world-wide size. Of the best of the world. Have it is an advantage. Usually it has gone out winner, but Vinicius marks you a lot of differences. It is a value of the extraordinary Madrid. No alone Ronald, are the surveillances and collectively have been very well against the Madrid. Have alternative and this is good for the team. They are a guarantee", ensured Xavi.

Near to finalise, took advantage of to answer to the 'Cholo' Simeone on the style of game and the victories by an alone goal of difference. "A thing is the resutlado and another the style. Never we go us to close backwards. We are proactivos and try presionar high. Another thing is that they dominate us in own field. Always presionamos to the goalkeeper. The idea does not touch . It is very clear. I do not have to convince to anybody. To choose prefer a 5-4 or a 5-0 but costs to mark goals. Win 1-0 is a fantastic result. It is a wonder", sentenced the egarense.

The present of Raphinha

Finally, it spoke of the first year of Raphinha in the club. "To my especially likes me. Has a spectacular personality. In the bad moments has known to work and go out of them. We have benefited us of Rapha. It is marking differences in his first year in the Barça", concluded.

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