Ernesto Valverde in a press conference of the FC Barcelona


Valverde Opted by the 4-4-2 against the Sporting of Portugal

Published:27/09/2017 - 21:32h

Updated:27/09/2017 - 22:02h

In his first days like trainer of the FC Barcelona, Ernesto Valverde is leaving it very clear: No fía of the parties out of house. In the duel of Champions against the Sporting, the Txingurri has gone back it to leave clear changing his training

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They sufficed few days so that Ernesto Valverde gave with the key on which is his alignment preferred in the FC Barcelona, but as it already warned when arriving, will not matter him change it in function of the needs of the team. In the first exit of the season in the Champions, the Txingurri has preferred to throw of the 4-4-2 against the Sporting.

And it is that each one of his alignments begins to be a statement of intentions on his speech: it does not want distractions out of house. The extremeño is very conscious that the solidity to domicile can be key to aspire to all the titles, and if the season happened the trophies escurrieron by this reason, does not want that it go back to happen

Precisely, the series of the Barça out of house is to loan attention, and is that to date the Catalans accumulate hardly two victories by four defeats in his last six European exits. Besides, situations like which produced in Getafe suppose a serious warning that nowadays there will be easy victories in any stadium.

Deulofeu, sacrificed

The elder sacrificed by the decision of Ernesto Valverde has been Gerard Deulofeu, that has fallen of the eleven to the terracing in a party that supposed like his turn to the terrains of game. With the adjust tactical in José Alvalade, the míster has preferred to trust the characteristics of Sergi Roberto, a midfield player with more route, and save some options more in the bench. Aleix Vidal, for example, already has formed a 'double lateral' with Nélson Semedo in some occasion.

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