Barcelona Take Advantage of Tight Guard against Messi
Barcelona won 3-0 in the Catalunya derby against Girona in the sixth week of the Spanish League on Sunday (24/09/2017) early morning hrs.
Two Barcelona goals generated through the opponent’s own goal, Aday and Gorka Iraizoz Moreno.
One more goal is produced through Uruguay striker Luis Suarez.
After the game, Barcelona coach, Ernesto Valverde, leaked the key to his team’s victory over a club that has affiliation with Manchester City.
“Tight guard to Lionel Messi makes other players freely break through the defense,” said Valverde as reported by BolaSport.com from Sky Sports.
In the game, Messi was guarded from defender Pablo Maffeo.
Players borrowed from Manchester City is always guarding and keeping the movement of Messi.
“Obviously uncomfortable if kept tightly guarded, but it is beneficial for the team,” said the Spaniard.
Valverde also considered the victory over Girona was a valuable thing because it happened in a derby match.
Barcelona will next face a Champions League match against Sporting CP on Thursday (28/09/2017) early morning hrs.