Alejandro Balde against Betis

THE CANTERO HAS GIVEN A LEAP IN QUALITY

Alejandro Balde, at the level of the best left-backs in the world

Published:2/02/2023 - 10:10h

Updated:2/02/2023 - 12:55h

Xavi Hernández's confidence in Alejandro Balde has paid off this campaign. The defender is being the protagonist within the eleven and his great projection makes him one of the most outstanding talents in Europe

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The FC Barcelona defeated this Wednesday to the Betis in Benito Villamarín (1-2) with a sublime performance of Alejandro Balde. The canteraro was considered the 'MVP' of the party by his so much offensive good deeds like defensive, reducing practically to zero the advanced rival by his band and collaborating with Gavi, Robert Lewandowski and Raphinha in attack.

In fact, of his booties went out the played of the goal that opened the tin in territory bético. After a fault on Gavi in the medullary, received a pass of Frenkie of Jong that, thanks to his big capacity of desborde in the one against one, could centre to ras of floor by all the area girl so that Raphinha only pushed it and like this concretise the (0-1) partial in the marker.

Further of the assistance, his capacity of repliegue turn him into one of the carrileros more effective of LaLiga and remained showed in the few opportunities of goal that ocasionaron the Andalusians by his side. His sector kept intact and in several opportunities participated actively in the clean exit of balloon, something that likes to Xavi and that shows that the Catalan is doing the things well with the youngest.

To his 19 years, is indisputable in the saga of the Barça and projects like the left side of present and future in the institution. Although still it is missing him a lot for learning in big stages, the true is that the big quantity of minutes that is adding will allow him strengthen no only under the orders of the technician, but also of Luis de la Fuente, the one who is commissioned to carry the reins of the national selection during the next process mundialista.

His numbers

In what it goes of season, Balde has contested a total of 24 parties with the elastic Barcelona in all the competitions with a register of 4 assistances and 1.547' minutes of game. This launches an average on the terrains of 70' by party in League, what contrasts significantly with his other mates of position. Has a valid agreement until 2024 and the club would have practically tied his renewal, with the knowledge that the big clubs of the continent will want to do with his services during the next market.

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