Who had to kick it? Xavi’s reaction to the discussion between Ansu Fati and Ferran Torres for taking a penalty
Xavi Hernandez lived from one of the boxes of the Camp Nou the controversial triumph of the Barcelona about him Valencia. The Barça coach was unable to direct his team today due to serving a sanction and valued the victory after the final whistle. He also referred to the discussion they staged Ansu Fati and ferran torres for taking a penalty.
“If you normally live with nerves from the bench, more so from the stands. From above you can see it better, but we have suffered too much. We should have done the second one earlier. And a lot has happened this season. The penalty, the shot at the post… And with Ronald’s sending off we have suffered more”.
It is difficult for them to decide the parties
“It’s a shame because we could talk about comfortable victories. But the lack of effectiveness makes us suffer. We are with many casualties. It is the moment to suffer and that makes us grow”.
Is Araujo’s expulsion clear?
“Yeah. You have to be honest. The expulsion is clear, it is red”.
Discussion between Ferran and Ansu
“There is an order that we communicate to the players. Kessié entered, who could also shoot. But Ferran was on the list. We decided on the staff. We try to guide them and I think we are growing since our arrival. We have a winning character and we must continue like this”.
Raphinha has encouraged Ansu
“Alright. You have to have personality and desire to shoot penalties. But we decide and we have an order”.