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Umtiti went back big with Barça: In the first team and with good feelings
Published:19/10/2019 - 15:36h
Updated:19/10/2019 - 15:36h
Samuel Umtiti had not debuted with Barça this season, and went back big in Ipurua. Ernesto Valverde bet por him in the first team and the french answered to his trust, with an excellent performance and good feelings
The FC Barcelona went back to win in his return to LaLiga, in which it imposed to the Eibar after the stop of selections. October presents challenges complicated for the Catalans, that do not want to complicate in more tropiezos and put the monkey of work to obtain a valuable victory far of the Camp Nou. In Ipurua there were several stars with big feelings, and one of them was the personal bet of Ernesto Valverde.
To many surprised them that in the rotations culés colara Samuel Umtiti and no Jean-Clair Todibo. Clément Lenglet went back to the team after fulfilling a party of sanction in front of the Seville and the clash against the hispalenses caused the absences of Gerard Hammered and Ronald Araujo, the first by accumulation of cautions and the second by a doubtful expulsion that prevented him be a reinforcement in Guipúzcoa.
But the true is that it did not do fault, since the one of Yaundé also fulfilled with note in his first party of the season. In the first days had been acting because the one of Beauvais is to day of today fix in his place, and afterwards fell in the international commitments of September after suffering a contusión in the concentration of France. Later, it revealed that had a fissure in the second metatarsiano of the right foot that left him something more than a month in the dry dam.
The ex of the Olympique of Lyon did not notice neither the inactivity neither the fact to have to play in the right-handed profile, and covered without too many problems to the third captain. With a lot of fans observing him with lupa after his recent ordeal of injuries and some doubts that prevented him offer his best version, went back to contribute security and confidence, showing that the axis of the saga barcelonista this perfectly covered if the physical problems respect him.
His greater tactical responsibility, his experience and his skill in the aerial game allowed him advance to his young compatriot, and of course answered to the trainer with a performance to take into account. The Eibar bombed with centres the area of Marc-André ter Stegen and this hardly had to take part, what speaks very well of a retaguardia that had hesitated in the first compasses of the course and that has adjusted just in time.
The defence of the Barça opens the door to the rotations
Although always there are doubts when they fail the headlines, the defence of the Barça already has opened the door to the rotations. Further of the usual alternation in the sides, if Umtiti and Todibo follow to good level, Ernesto Valverde could pose download to Hammered and Lenglet, that have played it everything from the start of the campaign. What works does not have to touch, but the changing room has alternative and it is necessary to know take them out split.