HE PLAYED MORE THAN HALF HOUR
Rakitic's message after the victory in Leganés
Published:23/11/2019 - 17:58h
Updated:24/11/2019 - 23:50h
With the score equaled in Butarque, Ernesto Valverde pulled Ivan Rakitic in the absence of more than half an hour from the end. After the victory, the Croatian spoke on the networks
It is not being precisely the easiest season for Ivan Rakitic, that has happened to be a fundamental footballer for Ernesto Valverde to be simply a player of rotation and entrance in the second parts. Against the Leganés in Butarque, without Arthur, there was some hope to see him to title, but the Txingurri bet by a change of diagram and went back to leave him in the bench.
Nevertheless, the invention of the technician extremeño did not go out as the planned and the initial goal of the 'pepineros' forced to the culés to go in tow, what did not favour to the game of attack. In the second time, when the Barça still went losing, Valverde ordered to heat to Rakitic beside Arturo Vidal, like solutions to trace back.
For when both jumped to the terrain of game, Luis Suárez already there was empatado finishing of head a centre of Leo Messi, but the so much did not vary the plan. In the minute 57, with more than half hour by in front, Rakitic jumped to the terrain of game to situate like mediocentro by in front of the defence, with Arturo Vidal more descolgado.
Of the same way that the rest of the team, was not a brilliant party by part of the Croatian, but yes fulfilled well this function to give exit to the ball from backwards, without complications. In fact, even it tested to throw from out of the area with the marker still in tie, but his launching was intercepted by the defence.
With Rakitic and Vidal, the Barça did not win brilliance in his game, but yes was a more compact team and less exposed to the contragolpes of a Leganés more wear# out physically that in the start of the party. After the end, the Croat attended to the social networks to publish a his photography beside a message of optimism in which it shows that never it will give by defeated, by difficult that was his situation.
"+3. Always forward, to enjoy... #Joy #forces #work", was what wrote the Croat in his official account of Instagram, congratulando to the team by the three points obtained and remembering that it will follow working to win the place ientras was Barcelona. It will be necessary to see if it keeps on being it after the next market of traspasos of winter, given his few opportunities and to the poster that has in Europe.