SEVERAL MINUTES IN PAIN
Leo Messi gave the fright after a wild fault of Le Normand
Published:17/12/2020 - 02:10h
Updated:17/12/2020 - 02:10h
In the second half, Le Normand arrived very late to try to snatch a ball to Leo Messi and carried it to him by in front, sweeping him the ankle
Leo Messi, to the equal that the FC Barcelona in general lines, offered two faces against the Real Sociedad in two very differentiated halves. During the first-half was one of the most active players of the Barça, going down to receive to knit played offensive from the zone of three chambers and filtering passes in depth that served to break defensive lines one and again.
It saw him hambriento of victories, playing for his mates and at all individualista, always in search of the best option for the profit of the team and of the progression of each played. All this, until they lasted him the energies. Because, in the second half, a very hard entrance of Him Normand, direct to his ankle of support, served of 'impasse' from the which Messi no longer ran as much as in the previous minutes.
Something renqueante and sore, participated actively in the game especially when had the balloon in the feet. It does not foresee that it suffer any injury that prevent him play the following meetings, although yes it is clear that the ailment in hot of the action, joined to the tremenda fatigue that has to drag by fault of the tightened calendar, mermaron his importance in the game druante the final minutes.
So much Messi like the Barça were desinflando progressively, suffering the tackled of a Real Sociedad that came up and was very near to mark the goal of the tie. Ter Stegen And a pinch of luck avoided greater evils, and at the end, after all the battles and launch of the game, and 'The Flea' and all his mates left with three points and a smile.
A victory for the optimism
A triumph, the consecutive second, that has arrived with suffering and that, in spite of this, serves to accumulate good feelings and optimism of face to what subtracts of LaLiga Santander 2020-21. The Barça has put already in European places and will struggle to the end by a League that, although it is complicated, still can offer a lot of surprises in the coming months.
If it wants to Koeman that the team was fine in the decisive parties, this yes, will have to begin to increase the rotations of his key players. The fatigue begins to do mella and, joined to the multiple injuries, could be catastrophic for the aspirations of titles. Now, more than ever, it is necessary to know manage the efforts and the leadership of the players that more can contribute in transcendental duels.