Riqui Puig and the rest of players, celebrating the goal of Messi against the Granada


Riqui Puig enjoys: He was decisive in his debut with the Barça of Setién

Published:20/01/2020 - 00:46h

Updated:20/01/2020 - 00:46h

After he hasn't played neither a minute in the first team of Ernesto Valverde this season, so only has necessary a match to see Riqui Puig in the Barça of Setién...

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Riqui Puig has had to expect until the arrival of Quique Setién to enjoy of his first minutes with the first team this season. This Sunday, the debut of the Cantabrian technician in the Barcelona bench was also the première of the young midfield player in LaLiga 2019-20, and the true is that it did not happen unobserved during the more than 20 minutes that contested on the lawn of the Camp Nou.

In the minute 76, and shortly after that they expelled to a player of the Granada (Germán) by double yellow, Riqui Puig was very attentive to steal a balloon to Víctor Díaz in the aledaños of the rival area and, quickly, connect with his mates to generate the goal of the victory. The recovery of Riqui Puig finished in the subtle definition of Leo Messi to tie up the three points.

In addition to being basic in the achievement of the triumph, Riqui Puig struggled by each balloon divided, starred careers 'coast to coast' to the contragolpe, distributed the balloon with criterion and threw of technical resources to remove of on the pressure of the contrary players. Seeing his minutes and chispazos of quality this Sunday, still odd more than Ernesto Valverde did not give him neither an opportunity in the first part of the season.

The one of Matadepera appeared in the minute 70 and, with the dorsal 28, carried an ovation of all the Camp Nou at all more go in to the field. It is clear that the barcelonismo has many win to follow seeing him play, and that the young awake midfield player the own illusion of the futures 'cracks'.

Riqui Puig already had gone summoned with the first team until in two occasions this season: first, in the meeting in front of the Inter of Milan in Saint Siro and, afterwards, in the Supercopa of Spain contested in Arabia, although it remained out of the definite announcement in both parties. This Sunday has debuted, showing that has an enormous potential and that it is pure 'DNA Barça'.

Quique Setién, had to throw of quarry

From his presentation like trainer of the Barça, Quique Setién promised that it would give minutes to the players of the quarry that deserved it and remembered that never it shivered him the hand to the hour to play it with the young promises. In front of the Granada planted in the second half to Riqui Puig and Carles Pérez when the Barça needed to mark a goal, substituting to Rakitic and Ansu Fati. The Cantabrian has the clear ideas.

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