Setien Believe Barcelona Can Still Win Champions League Despite the Crisis

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NAPLES - Barcelona must be content to play with a 1-1 draw when they travel to the headquarters of Naples in the first leg of the Champions League round of 2019-2020. Even though they did not win, the draw was grateful for the Barca coach, Quique Setien.

In the match that took place at the Stadio San Paolo, Barca actually have more control of the ball. Like the Barca game in general, they demonstrate short passes from foot to foot.

Nevertheless, Barca always struggling so try to penetrate the defense of Naples. It was recognized by Setien that the stronghold of the host survived very well. Not only that, I Partenopei also has a sharp and effective attack, thus making the Blaugrana goal conceded.

"This is a possssitive resulttt for us as a whole. We control most of the game, but we don't have anything in the final third against Napoli's organized defense. They play their football well, they defend well, "explained Setien, adapted from the official UEFA website on Wednesday (2/26/2020).

Regrettably, in stemming the Napoli attack, the Barca players had to do it in a rough manner. Conditions that make a number of their players get a yellow card. In fact, Arturo Vidal must be expelled because twice received a yellow card. While Sergio Busquets will miss the second leg later due to yellow card accumulation.

"We did well in stopping their counterattack. Unfortunately, we will not be able to rely on Sergio Busquets or Vidal for the second leg. However, we will find a solution to replace it, "said Setien

Setien Believe Barcelona Can Still Win Champions League Despite the Crisis

Barcelona will play the second leg match of the last 16 of the Champions League 2019-2020 cons Napoli without reinforced a number of its flagship players. However, Barca coach, Quique Setien, believes the Blaugrana can get through this difficult time to finally win the title.

Please note, in the match against Napoli in the first leg last night, Arturo Vidal received a red card, so he will miss the next leg. Meanwhile, Sergio Busquets will also be sidelined due to serving a yellow card accumulation penalty.

This is certainly very unfortunate, considering Busquets is Man of the Match in the first leg match against Napoli. Not to mention, Barca has the potential to lose Gerard Pique because last night the Spanish passport defender was injured at the end of the match.

Nevertheless, Setien did not want to complain about this condition. According to him, Barca still have a big enough chance to qualify for the quarterfinals after the first leg ended 1-1. In addition, in the second leg Barca will also be able to be strengthened by Jordi Alba and Sergi Roberto who are recovering from injuries.

"We can win the Spanish League and the Champions League. It's true we have lost Busquets and Vidal for the second leg match, but we will have Alba and Roberto recovering from injuries, "said Setien, adapted from ESPN, Wednesday (2/26/2020).


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