Koeman clarified in any case that he is not against video arbitration VAR can be very good but it will be if it is for all teams he said The Barça coach explained that he did not speak with Lenglet about the controversial action with Sergio Ramos but nevertheless gave his opinion on the play “It seems to me that in principle it is Ramos fault It is true that Lenglet grabs him by the shirt but not so much to throw himself back It should have fallen forward ” the Barcelona coach was surprised Sergio Busquets aligned himself with his coach.
“Sometimes the VAR comes in sometimes not Todays play was too much of a punishment ” The pivot was the only one of the captains who spoke after the classic Piqué broke his silence to attack the board in an interview with La VanguardiaIn the previous and last appearance of Messi was when he explained on Goalcom why he was staying at the club But neither the Catalan nor the Argentine appeared after the defeat against Madrid.
When the game went wrong in Getafe Koeman opted for an ultraoffensive tactic with Messi Braithwaite Trincão Ansu Fati Coutinho and Riqui Puig It did not work for him at the Alfonso Pérez Coliseum He insisted again with a very populated attack when Ramos signed the 12 This time with Griezmann Messi Trincão Dembélé and Braithwaite.
Again without success And as if that werent enough he sharpened his fragility at the rear a very dangerous situation against an almighty like Real Madrid Modric finished the classic “We have tried to create opportunities to score We wanted to give more freshness to the band and play one on one And risk back I dont mind losing 12 or 13 ”revealed Koeman.
With the initial plan of the Dutchman Barcelona lost the ball in the first half 48 possession but matched the presence in attack five total shots from each team for Barças four on goal compared to Madrids three The azulgrana team kept the ball after passing through the changing rooms 52 but in the areas Zidanes team sent The duel ended with 10 shots four between the three posts by the Catalans for the 15 nine by Madrid “We can be happy We had a good game ” concluded Koeman.
Barcelonas problem for the Dutch coach was not on the Camp Nou pitch but in the video refereeing room at Las Rozas Barça adds one point from the last nine and next Wednesday visits Juventus in the Champions League.