Gerard Piqué in a Clásico of LaLiga in the Camp Nou


Piqué raises his level when Barça needs him the most: An outstanding Clásico

Published:19/12/2019 - 10:53h

Updated:19/12/2019 - 10:53h

Barça suffered at the Camp Nou to contain the thrust of Real Madrid, but finally got a draw that leaves open the battle for LaLiga. The catalans held on to the quality of stars like Gerard Piqué, who raised his level and set an outstanding Clásico

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FC Barcelona and Real Madrid lengthened his battle by the leadership of LaLiga, because any achieved to do with the triumph in the Camp Nou. The visitors sealed an excellent performance, but his command did not translate in goals and had to conform with a tie that knows to little. The prize is greater for the ones of house, that had options to win but obtained a valuable point after a lot of minutes of suffering.

Between the most stood out men of the culés is Gerard Hammered, that cuajó a party to frame. The ex of Manchester United and Saragossa no always is in full form, but for well or for bad, his performance always notices . After a bajón temporary does already some weeks, the captain has accelerated and has turned into the usual reference in the axis of the defence, an authentic leader on the terrain of game.

If the whites did not impose in the City Condal was partly thanks to the Barcelonan, that baled out water to avoid that Marc-André ter Stegen had more problems of which already resolved. The most stood out intervention of the central arrived in a spherical hanged by Dani Carvajal, that finished Casemiro and already colaba when it took it out on the same line of put. This was his played more spectacular, but no the only decisive.

The statistics confirm that the Catalan was to an extraordinary level in an authentic 'final', and that goes back to appear when his more need him. 10 you clear, four recoveries, a 'tackle' and two intercepciones endorse his influence in the retaguardia, further of some 40 passes completed that this time could not collaborate in the atascada gone out of balloon barcelonista. A lot of pass to backwards, but little importance.

The partidazo of Hammered... It is bad signal for the Barça

The partidazo of Hammered is a good news for the Barça because it adds an important argument, but to collective level is very bad signal. It is evident that the rivals also play and that in a Classical is not usual to live a day plácida, but also is necessary to signal that it is not the first time that the Barcelona see surpassed by his opponents and base his performances in his pure instinct of survival.

If the Camp Nou wants to celebrate titles at the end of the season, touches to look for solutions with urgency, because the team advances by inertia and held on to the chispazos of quality of his stars. What a day is Gerard, another is Ter Stegen, Leo Messi or Luis Suárez, when what needs is to improve the tuning of the group and that the block go back to be solid, flowed and effective and with a pattern of clear-cut game.

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