Jordi Alba in the party against the Real Betis


Jordi Alba ditch controversies: "We played much better with Leo Messi"

Published:7/11/2020 - 19:30h

Updated:7/11/2020 - 19:39h

Jordi Alba made some statements on foot of field in which it valued the victory of the FC Barcelona against the Real Betis and defended the figure of Leo Messi

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Along this week, the figure of Leo Messi has erigido like protagonist in a controversy generated first by the words of Quique Setién, that said that it is a difficult footballer to manage, and later by the image viral that the Argentinian star starred against the Dinamo of Kiev, in which it accused him by fault of defensive implication in a played of attack of the Ukrainian group in the minute 90.

Jordi Alba, one of the best partners of Leo Messi on the terrain of game by the extraordinary connection that have both (the Catalan is one of the players that more assistances has given him to the Argentinian in his career) , spoke on foot of field after the victory of the FC Barcelona against the Real Betis and defended the figure of the Barcelona captain.

"All want to Leo Messi in the field"

Leo Messi has been acting against the Real Betis, but Jordi Alba has left clear that the FC Barcelona is much better team with the Argentinian on the lawn. "The quality is here. We prefer that Messi was in the field. Today it has gone back to change the party. Always we want it in the field. It has been a decision of the míster, but are a lot better with Messi. I do not know if it happened him something in the ankle", said.

On the party against the Real Betis, Jordi Alba regretted that in the first time did not achieve to go with advantage to the changing room. "We have been able to us go to the rest with a wider advantage. In the second part, already with one less has been easier. In the rest could have gone in place of tie with wide victory. They have arrived a pair of times and like this is the football", commented.

Jordi Alba himself regretted the occasions failed by part of the FC Barcelona, especially in the first time. "It gives you anger but like this is the football. We have not had luck with the penalti, a stick... We have had clear. But in the second those that have had have put them", sentenced, considering the multiple opportunities that did not finish transforming in goal before the rest.

Another of the subjects that commented Jordi Alba are the assistances of the sides. Without going more far, against the Real Betis, the one of L'Hospitalet gave one to Antoine Griezmann, whereas Sergi Roberto gave one to Leo Messi and another to Pedri. "We know the importance that have the sides in the game of the Barcelona, have the freedom to go up to the attack. I have been able to give an and Sergi Roberto, two", remembered.

Defensive fragility

To Jordi Alba remembered him that the Real Betis also had numerous occasions of goal in the first time, but this did not agree and considered that the Real Betis generated little danger. "We are defensivamente much better. We are speaking of a league that seems that all the teams can create you difficulties", commented, subtracting importance to the arrivals of the Andalusian picture.

Jordi Alba, titularísimo in the left side


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