Ivan Rakitic in the party against the Naples with Insigne


Rakitic, clear: "With very little they hurt us a lot"

Published:26/02/2020 - 08:00h

Updated:26/02/2020 - 08:00h

Ivan Rakitic was very clear in the mixed zone before the media. The Croatian criticized the planning of Barça, as did Busquets, and also spoke of the performance of his team in Naples, which he left to wish

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The FC Barcelona was not to the height of the circumstances in Naples and if empató was alone thanks to Antoine Griezmann, that marked, and to Marc-André ter Stegen, that saved to his team to fit the 2-1. The German went back to be decisive this campaign and go already too many, something that speaks very bad of the rest of his mates. The Barcelona only shot to door in an occasion, the one of the goal, and had a lot of problems to attack in front of the napolitanos, that expected well backwards.

Ivan Rakitic, that was to title against all prognosis, admitted the a lot of that cost them attack in front of the populated defence of the Naples, that went a wall almost inexpugnable backwards. "We knew that it went to be very difficult, is complicated to play against a team that closes so much. It is difficult to attack a team that shuts with eleven players", recognised the Balkan.

The midfield player also was critical with the defensive performance of his, that is leaving a lot that wish this campaign. The Italians marked at the earliest opportunity that had after an error that began in Junior Firpo and finish happening to the rest of defenders. The ex of the Seville thinks that the teams do them too damage with very little. "We committed an error and marked. With very little they do us a lot of damage, the truth", assented.

Sergio Busquets criticised the planning of the Barça, to the that are missing him solutions in the bench. The Croat also went in this direction, although it insisted in being all together to try win and happen to chambers in the turn. "Have a short staff, but this already knew it the managers. The solution is the one who is. Those that are go to joint our strengths because have a very important party in the turn", commented.

Rakitic, optimistic with the turn and with the Barça

Now, the Catalans have to think already in the turn, where have to win to the napolitanos to be in the following round. The mediocampista trusts to be well in the turn in the Camp Nou to be able to be in the quarter-finals. "We have to have a lot of confidence and prepare us well for the turn. I am convinced that we will do a big party in Barcelona", explained

Finally, Rakitic wanted to show confidence in himself same and in his mates for the turn and for what subtracts of campaign. The one of Rheinfelden believes in the possibilities of the Barcelona and thinks that chaining several good parties will be to good level to compete by everything. "To see if we can give a twist to the situation, have confidence in my mates and in my team and am safe that will do a good party of turn. If we chain three good parties will be to tope", affirmed.

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