PJANIC PREMIERE AT THE GAMPER
This was the expected debut of Miralem Pjanic with Barça
Published:19/09/2020 - 21:29h
Updated:20/09/2020 - 02:38h
Miralem Pjanic was able to play his first minutes as a Barça player in the Joan Gamper Trophy. The Bosnian, who is still far from his best physical condition, came out in the second half against Elche in the double pivot
The FC Barcelona did with the Trophy Joan Gamper of this season when surpassing to the Elche by 1-0. The Barcelona won thanks to a tempranero goal of Antoine Griezmann, that took advantage of the pass of the death of Jordi Alba to annotate before arriving to the minute three of game. The culés left good feelings and could mark several so many more, but between his fault of hit and the big performance of Édgar Badia, put of the ilicitanos, finished with this so short result.
The Barça completed a party more than correct, especially to the start of each time. Philippe Coutinho, Ansu Fati and Leo Messi connected very well between them, whereas Griezmann offered well and the sides went up with danger every time that they could. Besides, the centre of the field fulfilled and saw a good version of a Frenkie of Jong that aspires to be the general captain of the Barcelona this campaign.
Beside the Dutch was Sergio Busquets, that did not shine too much, but that fulfilled with his work. The one of Badia, by the way, was substituted in the second part by which was one of the big protagonists of the night. Miralem Pjanic At last could première with the group barcelonista and jumped to the terrain of game in the minute 63 by the Catalan. The bosnio situated in the double pivote beside Of Jong in his esperadísimo debut.
They can not take out too many conclusions of the first party of Pjanic with the Barcelona, but in the half hour that was on the field saw some details of what could give him to the culés. The Balkan can play in any position of the centre of the field, something that is very positive, but in concrete gives the impression that it could adapt wonderfully to this double mediocentro beside Frenkie.
The already ex of the Juventus of Turín saved well the ball when it had to do it and left a pair of details of the type of footballer that is. In what it could, the one of Tuzla soltó in the half and appeared in the frontal of the area in search of the far shot. In an occasion, Leo Messi saw him, but the ex bianconero was not fine and commanded it very high. In spite of everything, along his career has showed that it hits him of luxury to the spherical, by what this shot of average or long distance could be an interesting resource.
Physically still it is not to his best level
Physically it saw him far of his best level, but this is something normal and totally expected. After happening the coronavirus, Pjanic carries training much less time that the rest of his mates and east was his first meeting of pre-season. The normal is that it follow a plan of specific work to tune and can be to the same level that the rest in the next two weeks. It will be necessary to see how arrives to the debut against the Villarreal, where expects that it do not go out of start and that go in in the second part.
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