Leo Messi, during the warming


This is the anti-Messi plan that prepares Naples for the Champions League

Published:24/02/2020 - 08:08h

Updated:24/02/2020 - 08:12h

In Naples they are aware of the threat of having Leo Messi in front in the round of 16 of the Champions League. Therefore, Gattuso has a plan to strengthen its surveillance

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The FC Barcelona will initiate this same Tuesday the eliminatory of eighth of final of the UEFA Champions League 2018-19 against the Naples, a team that will not put at all easy the things to the culés in any of the two parties. The napolitanos seem to have left backwards the pothole of bad sportive results that had days backwards and have achieved enderezar the course.

In the Italian team are convinced that it is possible to delete to the FC Barcelona to double party. At present, the Naples is sixth in the Series To and looks forward to to classify again for the Champions League, a competition that is very in the mind of the picture of Genaro Gattuso by the environment of optimism that breathes of face to the eliminatory.

One of the keys of the note for quarter-finals goes to be the defensive work that the team napolitano can exert on Leo Messi. The Argentinian star keeps on being the absolute leader of the FC Barcelona in attack and no only by the fact to be his maximum artilleryman -carries 23 so many in all the competitions- but by the fundamental paper that has in the construction of the game of attack even joining to the midfield players to generate danger from backwards.

Besides, it will arrive to the duel in state of grace, after having broken his drought goleadora and have him lumbered with to the Eibar three goals that show that the machinery is greased. Gattuso Knows it and is conscious of the need to create a specific defensive system to defend to Messi with several men on. The note to fourth go through desactivarle and, thus, will increase the surveillances with labelings like which he did like player in active.

Messi, conscious that it is necessary to improve

In a recent interview for Sportive World, Leo Messi recognised that the FC Barcelona has the need imperiosa to elevate his level of game if it pretends to aspire to go back to win the Champions League. "If we want the Champions, have to grow, and a lot. For the time being it does not reach us as we are", it recognised the Barcelona captain, that has clear the keys so that the team was again competitive.

"It is necessary to be more regulate in the game, hold all these new things that are carrying in practical the before possible, be more reliable, not committing silly errors that commit and come committing during all the year, not committing what happened us in Rome or Liverpool, where go us of the party and seems that desconectamos and happens us what happens us", sentenced the Argentinian star.

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