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Rivaldo defends Messi after 'Clásico': "They always criticize him if Barça fails"

Published:2/03/2020 - 19:07h

Updated:2/03/2020 - 19:07h

Rivaldo, former Barça player, reviewed the Classic after the defeat of the Catalans against the whites 2-0. The Brazilian wanted to defend Leo Messi, whom some are attacking for not having scored for the fifth Classic followed

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The FC Barcelona failed in his examination against the Real Madrid and suspended the day in which it could have left almost sentenced LaLiga. The ones of Quique Setién were of more to less and, after desaprovechar several clear occasions of goal, saw like the whites ate them terrain until drilling put it of Ter Stegen. Vinicius And Mariano were the authors of the so many merengues, that have recovered the leadership of the Spanish championship.

Many are taking advantage of the defeat for atizar to Leo Messi, that besides did not have a good night. The Argentinian did not mark by fifth Classical consecutive and saw surpassed by the defence madridista, that had him tied in short. Still like this, had two big opportunities of goal in which it was not hit. An ex Barcelona like Rivaldo has wanted to break one launches in favour of the rosarino, and has ensured that it is not the manager to lose in the Bernabéu.

For the Brazilian, the problem with the '10' is that in the Barça if it does not appear he, does not do it anybody, something that is a problem when the Argentinian is not fine. "The team follows depositing all the responsibility in an alone player and when there is not another that appear, as all the world asks what happens him to Messi. Always they signal to the same when the things do not leave. It is the only that tries to do different things, anybody helps him", signalled for Betfair.

For the legend barcelonista, the absence of Luis Suárez is being very hurtful for Messi, that is not comfortable without a reference up. Without the charrúa, Setién has tested to play without '9' and with two extremes or with a 4-4-2 like the one of this past Sunday, with Griezmann and Read loose in tip. In Madrid this system did not work and the captain did not find to himself same. "Without Luis Suárez, the Barcelona does not have another able player to surprise", said Rivaldo.

For the also ex deportivista, the blaugrana were not badly in the Classical, but forgave too up. The Barça had three clear opportunities in the first time and another pair in the second, but the players failed and the Madrid finish executing to the Catalans. "Jugaron Well in the first part, if they mark... But they did not go in and in these parties the details mark you", commented.

Rivaldo Spoke of Vinicius

Finally, Rivaldo analysed the presence of Vinicius in the Classical. The jovencísimo Brazilian was decisive with the 1-0 that rebounded in Hammered and went the best of the Madrid in attack by enésima time. The ex culé thinks that 'Zizou' hit leaving him in the field after changing him in Champions in front of the City with 1-0. "The day of the City Zidane made a mistake removing to Vinicius. In the Classical kept it because it is very dangerous in the counterattack and does not scare if it has to assume the responsibility in the parties", said. Besides, it wanted to leave clear that, in spite of his target and of the good moment that lives in the White House, his compatriot still is green and has a lot that improve. "Still it is very young and remains him a lot of work and learning to turn into a solid player and constant", finalised.

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