Philippe Coutinho, celebrating the goal against the Girona


Messi put the magic, Trincao the pass and Coutinho the gunpowder in the 1-0 against the Girona

Published:16/09/2020 - 19:38h

Updated:17/09/2020 - 01:19h

The FC Barcelona confirmed against the Girona that, even without Luis Suárez, can keep on being lethal in attack. Between Messi, Griezmann, Trincao and Coutinho generated the first goal

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Ronald Koeman decided to range in the front of Barcelona attack, of start, to a quartet formed by Leo Messi, Francisco Trincao, Antoine Griezmann and Philippe Coutinho. The result was a danger increasingly incipiente to the goal of the Girona that finish decanting the party in the minute 21, after 'Cou' culminated a played generated by a lovely pass of the '10' and a good assistance of the Portuguese.

Like this, before it had passed the first half hour of party, Coutinho already had taken carrerilla like the maximum goleador of the pre-season culé with two targets in the two first meetings, exploding like this one of the facets that better give him to the Brazilian. Koeman Had taken out an eleven very powerful in the Estadi Johan Cruyff, and from the beginning the Barça took the reins of the game.

Magic doublet of Messi against the Girona

'Cou' Asked the balloon, was participatory and understood especially with Trincao and Messi in the zone of three chambers, generating danger practically with each approach. In fact, in addition to the target of the 1-0 the Brazilian also could see again goal minutes later, with one of his shots marks of the house that the goalkeeper, with a big pulled, attained to repel.

Good minutes of the player 'canarinho', that is had to show that it can be important this season 2020-21 in the FC Barcelona. For now Ronald Koeman is giving him confidence, and will yield him minutes and opportunities of game taking into account the quality of a footballer that, in good condition physicist and anímico, can mark the differences.

Some players have to step forward

Good feelings also of Francisco Trincao and, in the second time, of Pedri and Dembélé. Players like Braithwaite and Griezmann, however, will have to put the batteries to the not being standing out too much in these two first parties of pre-season. The Trophy Joan Gamper of the next Saturday will be key, in definite, so that some players follow taking rhythm and confidence.

And also it will serve to see in which players has more confidence Koeman, since this Wednesday in front of the Girona already there was a wide group of footballers that played 60 minutes, whereas the rest remained so only half hour on the terrain of game. The elected of Koeman to initiate the official season in front of the Villarreal, a week later? We will not know it until it arrive the moment...

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