THE CULÉS PREPARE
The factor that worries Ronald Koeman in the face of Barça-Madrid
Published:23/10/2021 - 22:21h
Updated:24/10/2021 - 01:32h
There is an aspect in which Real Madrid specializes that causes uncertainty in FC Barcelona in the face of this Sunday's Clásico
A Classical FC Barcelona-Real Madrid always is thrilling and impredecible and the one of this Sunday will not be the exception. Both groups come conditioned by the quantity of points in the classification of LaLiga (17 vs. 15) and force to the teams to add, by what the party in the Camp Nou will be a true war. Koeman Wants that they confirm the good feelings of the team, after the victory in front of Valencia (3-1) and Dynamo of Kiev (1-0), to close an important but complicated week.
In spite of the two victories followed, the Barça continues without showing his best expensive, by what in the crash in front of the Real Madrid have to be very attentive and 'correct' the errors that have committed until the moment, because it is not a secret for anybody that the ones of Carlo Ancelotti can generate danger with very little. That is a factor that concerns enormously to Ronald Koeman, that is conscious that the contragolpes and the played vertical give him very well to the Madrilenian, that can take advantage of of players very swift like Vinícius Jr or Fede Valverde.
Precisely, as it has informed the newspaper 'SPORT', Koeman has transmitted a very clear message to his players of face to the dispute of the Classical: it is necessary to avoid go out surprised through the contragolpes of the madridistas. Already in the last clash did them suffer too much and the trainer expects that his team keep compact defensivamente to achieve detain to the swiftest footballers.
For this, will be key that the barcelonistas keep a good placing on the terrain of game and avoid the played rapidas of the Madrid, with a lot of attention to the passes in long that can achieve Luka Modric or Toni Kroos. In press conference, in fact, the one of Zaandam touched this point and aimed that they would have to be alerts all the time.
"It is important the position with the balloon, but the Madrid plays very contragolpe, have hurt us and also have to have good organisation in the loss. It is necessary to have personality with balloon and control his counterattack". Likewise, it considers that it is fundamental to have "depth and effectiveness" in a party in which "surely they will not create a lot of opportunities and it is necessary to have effectiveness".
And it is that one of the keys of the party of the Barça is that they can be effective of face to Thibaut Courtois that the 'cover' all and that has showed to be in a level superlative, a big news for a Real Madrid that has suffered too defensivamente in this start of season. The guardameta is a safe of life under the three stick and Memphis, Ansu or Dest will have to fine-tune his puntería, because probably they will have few opportunities.
Koeman Says that "I do not have fear" to the Madrid
In press conference, the technician highlighted that it is not scared, neither by the Real Madrid neither by his future in the Camp Nou. "We have to play without fear and have win from the start of the party", stood out the trainer in front of the means, aiming besides that "I do not know if the people has distrust, but we no. There is not a clear favourite. We play home, have to the people of our side. I do not have this fear. The two teams play us a lot. The final result will not be decisive".