Ernesto Valverde, during a press conference


Valverde, about the substitution of Rakitic: "What do you want me to tell you..."

Published:31/08/2019 - 21:40h

Updated:31/08/2019 - 21:40h

Ernesto Valverde appeared before the media after the Barcelona draw against Osasuna in the Sadar. The 'Txingurri' lamented the result

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The FC Barcelona left with bad flavour of mouth of the Sadar. The Barcelona group achieved to trace back the initial goal of Osasuna in the second time, but an unlucky penalti by hands of Gerard Hammered finish with the Barcelona hopes. After the party, Ernesto Valverde appeared in front of the media in the room of press.

The technician extremeño explained the bad start of party by part of his, that cost to go to the rest in disadvantage. "We have not been at all well, we were fatal. They have put by in front and we could not arrive to the area. We have had some occasion, but have reinforced and were not able to generate danger in the last metres. In the second time have dominated more the game and have traced back", said.

On the other hand, it regretted the final tie after the unlucky penalti of Hammered. "Had the party absolutely of face, have taken a step forward and has come the played absurd of the penalti. We can not allow that the party escape us , have to settle us better in the field and follow attacking. In this arreón that have had have had the prize of the tie, has not been able to be", aimed.

Besides, it admitted the bad offensive management of the team after the goal. "A goal can do you a team in a concrete situation, this is football. You can fail in a played, can suceder. We have not had sufficiently the ball to play the sufficiently well, but once that the time goes happening yes... It weighs me more the of the second time that the of the first. It did us it is missing to have a bit of continuity in our attack", manifested.

The Txingurri assumed also that foresaw the approach of Osasuna, but that was missing him forcefulness to his team. "It was what foresaw. We know how it plays Osasuna and what goes to happen when we come here. It is necessary to be here when they tighten you and go out of the pressure and if salts have to be conclusive", sentenced.

The suplencia of Rakitic

Valverde Also was asked after the new suplencia of Ivan Rakitic, being the third of the Croatian in the three meetings of League and only having had 45 minutes in the first, against the Athletic Club of Bilbao in Saint Mamés.

The Txingurri answered appointing to other cases and denying that it have left him in the bench by his possible course. "What want to that it say you. The other day we play a good party and have repeated alignment. Have many to choose. No me sobran", said, adding that "no the done in function of the market, at all. When I am in a party look what have in the bench".

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