Renewed: Samuel Umtiti shows his best version from his arrival to the team


Umtiti Was the "lion" in front of the Athletic: Titularity and partidazo of the French

Published:1/02/2021 - 08:25h

Updated:1/02/2021 - 08:25h

Samuel Umtiti added a new titularity and left feelings quite gratas, in the victory of the FC Barcelona in front of the Athletic of Bilbao by 2-1

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At the beginning of the current season, Samuel Umtiti seemed to be sentenced to not having a lot of participation with the Barcelona, given the injury that did it debut after three months of initiated the competitions and the doubts that seeded with his performance between finals of December and principles of January. However, to measure that happen the parties and the French adds minutes, seems to approach to the remarkable level that expects of him.

In the last victory that the Barcelona encausó by LaLiga Santander, the presence of Umtiti was more than remarkable, thanks to the big solvency that the central defender champion of the world offered in the saga. Ranged beside Mingueza, Araújo and Jordi Alba, the born in camerún comandó the retagaurdia culé and added another stood out performance, beside his Uruguayan mate in the central axis.

According to the data of the application SofaScore, Umtiti made three incercepciones, being the defender that more stood out in this action. Of equal way, went the defender that had more tarpaulin in his passes, with 93.7% of precision in the same and was the one who more duels won. Adding the battles in the floor and in the air, with eight.

With the party in front of the Athletic, already are six meetings that Umtiti has played this season, adding three titularities in the last three parties. This is a clear demonstration that Ronald Koeman wants to have he and treat to rescue his best version, which surely will be able to show to measure that the French follow having minutes and the injuries respect it.

Umtiti, to by the place of Lenglet

The big moment that lives at present Samuel Umtiti has coincided with the lowest hours of the performance of his compatriot Clément Lenglet, the one who, on the contrary of the ex Olympique of Lyon, has gone going down his level. If this situation persists, is more than likely that the born in Cameroon finish snatching him the titularity to the exfutbolista of the Sevilla.

Given the drop of Gerard Piqué, the big moment of Umtiti has been of the best news that could have the Barcelona, more still when the same was producing when Lenglet seemed to be leaving to surrender. Still it remains quite a lot of season and the battle by the titularity in the position of left-handed central defender posits like one of the most interesting that there will be during the first semester of the year.

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