Riqui Puig, against the Leganés

HE JUMPED TO THE SECOND TIME

Riqui Puig returned to a great level against Leganés

Published:17/06/2020 - 10:00h

Updated:17/06/2020 - 10:00h

After several parties without hardly opportunities, Riqui Puig went back to play against the Leganés. It showed active and his performance was of remarkable level

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In the last 11 official parties, Riqui Puig had played three míseros minutes. A quantity of time very small and especially striking by what seemed that it went to be his paper after the arrival of Quique Setién. The Cantabrian technician mimó to the canterano from the beginning and gave him opportunities but, as it already had occurred with Ernesto Valverde, finish disappearing of the map.

But then it arrived the coronavirus, the stop of the football owing to the pandemia and the back resumption of LaLiga Santander with variations in the norms. One of these differences is that now they allow five changes, reason by which the opportunities will be more delivered in the staff. And this Tuesday touched him to Riqui Puig, that enjoyed of 20 long minutes and took advantage of them very well.

Riqui Puig initiated his performance with impudence, asking the balloon and without hiding at all. The canterano asked the balloon, was hit in the pass and went back to show good capacity of association. From the first moment, showed to feel comfortable on the terrain of game and at all felt given complex by the few minutes that had had in the last ten of parties.

Also it showed qualities very interesting for a midfield player of the Barça, in addition to his evident technical capacity. One of them are his careers in speed to accelerate the game and do it more vertical. Something that already had showed in some parties previously and that do of him a midfield player with capacity to surprise in this type of starts.

Besides, Riqui Puig also showed to have arrival to the rival area, a very important addition for a midfield player of the FC Barcelona. In fact, had two occasions of goal very good: an incursion by the heart of the area with a final definition intercepted by 'Pichu' Cuéllar and a powerful shot and adjusted that it also was diverted by the cancerbero of the Leganés.

Riqui Puig, with gap in the team

It went back it to show: Riqui Puig deserves to have more minutes in the first team of the FC Barcelona. The Catalan understands well the system of game, combines to perfection with his mates and has attributes added very interesting. The competition of Frenkie of Jong, Arthur Melo, Ivan Rakitic and Arturo Vidal no will put it to him easy, but the true is that it has showed to have level to contribute a lot.

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