Messi's figure enlarges as he shrinks the Barca. It is not that the 10 improves with age, now that he has already turned 32, but today it is enough for him to play the ball stopped to mark the differences in a team that mutates so much that it is unrecognizable even for Camp Nou. Rosario scored three goals the same day President Bartomeu talked about Barça post-Messi. Barcelona do not even want to imagine what their team will be like without the captain after the suffered matches against Levante, Slavia or Celta. Although all three results have been given, the game has equally committed to Barça.
Barcelona is held in the left-handed Messi. The Argentine's leg is as delicate as it is accurate, his shots come easily and naturally to the goal square, impossible for goalkeepers like Rubén Blanco. The teammates duck and the opponents turn around to watch the ball fall sweet and soft to the side of the arch for the enjoyment of Camp Nou. Messi happily repeats for Barça while the club talks about updating the team's game and rejuvenating the squad whenever possible with Valverde.
They assure in Barça that no revolution is necessary at the moment but that it goes well with a well-managed transition because after all it is also intended to give continuity to the current directive after the 2021 elections. The options of any candidate pass because the team competes and, for now, Barça is the leader of LaLiga and its European Champions group because at the moment it has crossed into teams in precarious situations such as Celta.
Although he is fought with the goal, Celta has changed coach to try to recover his football identity with the vein Cruiserist: Oscar Garcia He sat on the same blue bench that Unzué, Eusebio, Luis Enrique and Stoichkov once occupied. Everyone somehow maintains their link with Barça. Òscar's premiere was recorded in the lineup; He opted for a defense with three centrals and, in addition, entered Sisto by the exazulgrana Denis Suárez. In view of the Camp Nou it seemed an organized and brave team, at least as opposed to the discontinuous, variable and unstructured Barcelona, until Messi appeared.
Valverde changed to half a team because unlike Celta he occupies the game and not only the areas, so much of strikers and defenders that Lenglet, Luis Suárez and Dembélé remained on the bench. The coach searches non-stop, touches the lines, puts and removes players from the lineup and changes plans during the game, sometimes conditioned by the deployment of the opponent and sometimes by injuries – Semedo It is number 12—, always aware of the circumstances, also if you play at Camp Nou. Often, he feels that he feels surprised and improvises, distrustful as his Barça shows.
Luis Suarez leaves
Sale Ousmane Dembélé
Denis Suarez leaves
Gabriel Fernandez leaves
Barça football is so unstable and denied that the team is permanently entrusted to Messi. He does not know how to play without 10. And the rosarino still has resources to solve the matches, even if the ball is stopped, to Rubén Blanco's misfortune. Messi was the protagonist in the Celta area and also in Barça when the referee sanctioned him with a non-existent foul and a card that caused both Olaza. The Catalans did not have more footballer than Messi because no one is able to guess who the midfielder is – whether Busquets, De Jong or Sergi Roberto – nor what is the point of aligning Griezmann.
The Frenchman does not stop running or throwing unchecks in an out-of-sync team that plays at the foot, with no ball speed or depth, pending sporadic plays and of course Messi's movements. Around 10 at least there are extraordinary situations in a team as vulgarized as Barça. Leo transformed a penalty from Aidoo after a Junior center when the Celtic he subjected Barça with his pressure; scored a direct foul when the break was announced; and repeated when returning to the court in a free kick that closed the match: 3-1. There was no player but Messi and, at times, Dembélé, substitute for Ansu Fati, who ended up bored by Barça football. The goal of Busquets It seemed an accident in a match so stopped that it was at the mercy of the sublime strategy actions of 10. Barça is summed up in a sniper: Messi.