Xavi Hernández durante el FC Barcelona vs Atlético de Madrid


Xavi does not take LaLiga for granted and gets 'wet' with Lewandowski's scoring drought

Published:23/04/2023 - 22:42h

Updated:23/04/2023 - 22:42h

The FC Barcelona coach has analyzed his team's victory against Atlético de Madrid, thanks to a goal by Ferran Torres, and acknowledged that he is not worried about Lewandowski's drop in front of goal

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The FC Barcelona added an importantísima, but very suffered, victory against the Athletic of Madrid. The goal of Ferran Torres cost so that the Barcelona recovered an advantage of eleven points on the second position, occupied by the Real Madrd, and put an end to a drought goleadora of 334 minutes in which the Barcelona added three 'pricks', two ties and a defeat.

The party was marked by the return of Frenkie of Jong and Pedri González to the terrains of game, the positive performances of Raphinha or Ferran, the defensive solidity and the decisive level of Marc-André ter Stegen, but also the worrisome moment that lives Robert Lewandowski, the one who follows 'denied' of face to the goal. Xavi Hernández happened magazine and analysed all the key points after the clash against the rojiblancos.

LaLiga, directed but no clear-cut

With the victory in front of the Athletic, the picture culé goes back to put to eleven points by in front of the Real Madrid, to fault of eight days for contesting , but for Xavi "the panorama is ilusionante but there is not at all fact. We have won to a gentleman instrument. But now we go to Vallecas" and that "the team does not feel champion and if they feel it, will say them that we are not it. The situation is of privilege but there is not at all fact. The party of Vallecas will be hard".

It knew that it went to be a party complicated, highlighting in press conference that "had clear that the turns were keys, be solidarios in team. His commitment and implication are important. They recovered ball and ran. We have been very well the party and the players have understood it. We have generated less in the first that in the second. Further of the individualities, have done a big party. I am very satisfied".

Lewandowski, Of Jong, Pedri...

On the 'poor' party that signed Lewandowski, in which it wasted a clear opportunity and showed frustrated of face to the goal, signalled that it is not concerned: "it Was hit in a big part of the season, now no so much, but the goals will arrive. All the forwards want to mark. Those that do not mark are sad, is the life of the forward. It is the Pichichi of the league with 17 goals, imagines how will be the other".

Yes it highlighted the big performance of Pedri and Of Jong in his return to the terrains of game: "Frenkie was very to taste, Pedri changes the face of the team, Ferran very well in the position. All have worked and have left the goal to zero", aiming afterwards that "without desmerecer to the other, are differential players and capitals. They improve what comes them. They understand the model of game, and therefore they are so crucial in our idea. Frenkie Has done a partidazo. Pedri Improves everything, gives tranquility when the balloon arrives to him".

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