Leo Messi, resting on the field against the Valladolid

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The data that explain how has changed Messi after the confinement

Published:12/07/2020 - 09:25h

Updated:12/07/2020 - 09:26h

Leo Messi has played it all since it restarted the football, and is noticing the fatigue accumulated. His registers in these last nine matches confirm that he needs a break

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Quique Setién recognised after the Valladolid-Barça that Leo Messi needs a break, and does not be missing him reason. To the Argentinian star could him see something fatigado during the meeting of this Saturday in Pucela, especially in the second part, fruit also of the high temperatures to which the footballers had to play. Messi, although it was decisive with a new assistance for Arturo Vidal, was not fine in the definition.

The statistics show that the rosarino is melted, or at least like this seems it. It has played all the possible minutes in the nine parties post-confinement, and has done it generating some feelings that the numbers corroborate: The 'crack' of the FC Barcelona marks fewer goals, finishes less to goal and generates less disequilibrium that before the confinement. Only his innate facet of assistant keeps him like the main danger of this Barça.

Always we have listened that that Leo Messi regulates inside the field, but the true is that it is human and, although no say it to him to anybody, is asking a break to cries. In all LaLiga Santander 2019-20, so only Lionel Messi and Raúl Albiol, with the Villarreal, have not enjoyed of any minute of rest in these nine days contested.

Messi only has marked three goals in these nine days, and two of them were from the penalty spot. It wetted in Mallorca and, since, only has been able to see door in front of Leganés and Athletic, from the eleven metres. His average goleadora drop considerably after the confinement in comparison to the first part of the championship. The same occurs to the hour to define, with the half of finish by party. It does fewer dribblings, fails more passes...

The tiredness is affecting definitely to his precision, although even this version 'light' of Leo Messi keeps on being decisive in favour of the FC Barcelona. In these last parties has given until eight assistances, almost one by party, so that the Barça do not remain out of the fight by LaLiga of form precipitated. Of face to the Champions League, this yes, the Argentinian will need a deserved rest to face it as it is had to.

Messi: before the confinement vs afterwards

  1. GOALS: 0,77 vs 0,33 by party
  2. ASSISTANCES: 0,52 vs 0,89 by party
  3. You FINISH: 2,39 vs 1,33 by party
  4. DRIBBLINGS: 6 vs 5,89
  5. PASSES FALLIDOS: 9,81 vs 12,11

The rest will arrive after LaLiga

Luckily, the culés will enjoy of some three weeks to rest between the end of LaLiga and the resumption of the Champions League, with the Barça-Naples of eighth of Champions League in the horizon. If it attains delete to the ones of Gattuso, will touch to measure with all probability to the Bayern Munich in the round of quarter-finals. And we will see if, with what has, to the Barça arrives him to surpass to the Bavarians...

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