Quique Setién in a match of Barça in LaLiga


Setién approached the records of passes and possession of Guardiola's Barça

Published:20/01/2020 - 11:40h

Updated:20/01/2020 - 11:40h

Quique Setién debuted this Sunday at the Camp Nou bench and did it with a promising victory in LaLiga. The coach made his intentions clear and approached the records of passes and possession of Pep Guardiola's Barça

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The FC Barcelona recovered this Sunday the leadership of LaLiga, after premièring the era Quique Setién with a victory in front of the Granada. In the Camp Nou could observe to a team without a lot of changes in the eleven but with novelties in attitude, intensity and tactical, that finish being effective thanks to the decisive intervention of Leo Messi that went back to throw of the car with a goal that sealed a so worked triumph like deserved.

The intentions of the technician remained clear from the minute one, although it does fault more time so that they execute with brilliance. The Barcelona apoderaron of the balloon and did not leave it escape, and bet by mobility, speed in the touch and high pressure to overwhelm to the Andalusians. The strategy announced days backwards could see in a real examination, and his put in practice remained approved by the statistical analysis.

With the Cantabrian to the controls, the culés approached to the data of passes of the teams of Pep Guardiola and Tito Vilanova, and already close the podium of parties with more passes tried in the history of the club. In total were 1005 (921 hit and 91,6% of effectiveness), only by behind the 1046 of the campaign 2010-11 (against the Raise, 988 hit, 94,4%) and the 1035 of the 2012-13 (against the Raise, 950 hit, 91,7%). The fourth register is now for Ernesto Valverde, with 993 the year happened against Valencia (904 hit, 91%).

These data, provided by the agency 'OPT', complement with another attainment stood out, and is that it reached also the eighth place in the table of meetings with more possession. The one of Santander explained that have the spherical controlled help in offensive tasks and also to the hour to defend, and broke with a style that had turned into usual. Neither the Txingurri neither Luis Enrique went never so dominadores.

The Barça of Setién had a possession of 82,6% in front of the Granada, what plants him just by behind the two historical preparadores Catalan. The most stood out commitment in this peculiar classification was a crash in front of the Inter of Milan in the Champions League, that in the course 2009-10, with the one of Santpedor in the bench, finish with a significant 86,57% of possession (and a 1-0 that did not avoid an elimination).

Setién Wants that the Barça follow improving

In spite of that the first balance is positive, Setién does not pretend to conform, and wants to that the Barça continue improving. The ex of the Real Betis explained that it had seen a lot of qualities that wishes that his team keep, but also errors and vices that looks forward to to correct. With hardly a week of trainings, already offered signs that invite to the optimism, and it will be necessary to see if this growth does not detain .

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