The technician of l Barcelona, Ronald Koeman, do not agree with the opinion that your team cannot beat the large teams, which has become widespread in the Spanish press after their defeat in the first leg of Eighth Final by Champions League before him Paris Saint-Germain.
The German coach gave an example of the victory as a visitor against the Juventus and trust that they can beat the return to PSG in Paris.
“We won against Juve away, we can beat PSG at home … we lacked things the other day, yes. But from there to say that we always lack things against the greats … they had great effectiveness. I don’t think that It can be said that we cannot compete against the greats. We can win anyone, “he said at a press conference.
“We have to analyze the games, our mistakes, and improve things. The other day we were bad in our game with the ball and we gave options to the opposite in the counterattack,” added the Dutch coach in the press conference before the game against him. Cádiz.
In addition, Koeman recalled that Barcelona is still in the three competitions and, although the Champions League is very complicated, regarding the Cup he thought that if the Barça team has more effectiveness they can come back.
Regarding the options in LaLiga, the Barcelona coach said that his team is on a good track record, but warned that the title options will depend on “those at the top”, referring to Atlético de Madrid, which currently leads the standings with nine points more than the Catalans.
The Dutch coach considered that after the tough defeat against PSG we must give courage and show pride in being a Barcelona player.
“It is normal that emotionally you are a little low after what happened. In the first training of Friday you noticed a lower atmosphere and that is good, because if it does not affect you you can not be like that. Today I have seen them as before and with I really want to win the game “, revealed Koeman about the mood of the players.
On the other hand, he did not opt in any way when asked if he would like the forward of the Borussia Dortmund Erling Haaland signed for Barça: “I have my ideas for the future of the club, but I have to wait to know who will be the president.”
And regarding the anger between Gerard Piqué and Antoine Griezmann During the PSG game, Koeman said “it’s good that there are people like that in the team.” The Barcelona coach does not like that the players are “quiet and see what happens”.
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