"WE HAVE BEEN COURAGEOUS"
Xavi, satisfied with Barça's victory: "It was risky and it went well"
Published:22/08/2022 - 01:38h
Updated:22/08/2022 - 01:38h
Xavi Hernández has reviewed the keys to FC Barcelona's victory against Real Sociedad, in which the Barça team went from less to more and 'resolved' the clash in the second half, after the entry of Ansu Fati
The FC Barcelona achieved a big and important victory in front of the Real Sociedad, this Sunday in the Reale Sand. The group trained by Xavi Hernández had big difficulties to start and mark the rhythm of the party, in addition to a few errors to defensive level, but finally has cost of his big offensive quality to return to the City Condal with three points that have allowed him scalar until the fifth position of LaLiga Santander 2022-2023.
In room of press, Xavi has reviewed the keys of the crash against the 'txuri-urdines' and aimed that it has been a very important result after the 'blow' that supposed the tie against the Ray Vallecano in the debut, the past week. It has spoken, besides, of the proper names of the party, elogiando to an Ansu Fati that asks to cries the titularity.
"Always it is difficult to win in this stadium, when have calm and pause... In the second part go in well and mark the difference", began saying, adding that "ands a very important victory for us, that reinforces our work. This treats to insist and believe. Also to play better. I think that, in general lines, did a good party".
On the changes of system and the 'battle' technical with Imanol Bailiff, has confessed that "they played in rhombus. Us sobraba a defence. I have put the pivote. I have tried to remove him the balloon to the Real. From here the change of system. I think that we have been very well with both systems". This does not want to say that it go to give continuity to the system: "Already we will see. It depends of the party. Today we had to risk and therefore I have done these offensive changes. At the end, it is to risk and it has gone out us very well".
Deepening in the system with which finish the Barça, the trainer egarense did upsetting in that "we have played with two pure extremes and a forward of interior. Four forwards practically. Ansu Is able to mark differences... They have been very well the forwards. We have had to be brave to win the first party of the season".
Protagonists of the night
On Ansu Fati, that changed completely the party and was one of the 'culprits' of the victory of the Barça, Xavi has aimed that "we had to risk. We have taken out to Raphinha and Ansu and almost remained us four or five forwards. It was to risk and it went out well". Of Frenkie of Jong, criticised in the goal of the Real Sociedad by his loss, said that: "it Has had the misfortune of the loss in the played of the goal but saw it well. I think that it has been missing us attack more the spaces in the centre of the field when we were of face but, in general, were well and am happy with the victory. In the centre of the field, Pedri was well in the base, Gavi in the recovery. Ferran also was well".
Of the captains, has expressed that there is not at all against of them after they did not go headlines Gerard Hammered or Jordi Alba. There is not a message behind: "Until they have not said the captain, have not darse# cuenta. I do not look name neither ages neither at all. I look performance and that the team benefit . I look by the group. Jordi has gone out well. Sergi Roberto also. I hammered it will go out. They have to do and help to the group, have the minutes that have".