Pique He arrived at Camp Nou with the parsimonious pace of the players when they are not far from the ball. He was in the hands of his two sons, Sasha and Milan, dressed as Barça, who did not want to miss their father's game. "So cute (very tender) ", published the Barcelona. The image of 3, a magnet for social networks; his presence, a classic in the eleven of Valverde. The central one does not rest, not even when Umtiti is already recovered from the problems in his left knee. "It's very regular, at some point you'll have to rest. He has four yellows, "said Txingurri. The Catalan defender has 2,430 minutes in LaLiga, the field player who has participated the most.
Play like never before, mark as almost never. Against Rayo, Piqué scored his fourth goal in LaLiga. The season that more targets signed was the 2014-2015: five. "On a roll, playing. The last goal I put in November or December. Happy. I feel very well, they are streaks in a race of many years. There are times when you are better. When the team is well, I feel good, comfortable and calm, with the three titles there in my head. That is the goal, "said the central. Piqué surprised Rayo where he least expected it. "A failure, a decision of half a second. We knew that those who finish at Barça could only be Piqué, Umtiti and Busquets. It is a pity that they have marked us on set pieces, "lamented Míchel.
The Barça sum after this Saturday 23 goals on set pieces. "There are things we can improve in the strategy, but we know that the players we have can come from behind. We also have great pitchers, "explained Valverde. And he emphasized to Piqué: "He is a player that is related well with the goal. He is skillful and incorporates himself well in attack. "
Piqué did not rest; they did Rakitic, Dembélé and Sergi Roberto. The French and Croatian wingers jumped into the field in the second half. Dembéle He noticed some discomfort. He suffers a small elongation in the femoral biceps of the left leg. "The evolution will mark its availability for the next game," says the statement of the club's medical services. Consequently, it is a serious doubt for next Wednesday's match against Lyon, in the return of the knockout stages of the Champions League (0-0 in the first leg). "Today was theoretically a little more affordable by the rival's classification. But last year we played before the Leganés before going to Rome [el Barça quedó eliminado] and we do not play well at all. Now we focus all our attention on the Champions, "said Piqué.
Lyon also played on Saturday in the French League and squandered a 0-2 lead against Racing de Strasbourg. It took a draw and Marcelo's low. "Wednesday is a final, it is all or nothing," said Piqué. "We do not miss the importance it has", added Valverde. The coach did not reveal if he will use the 4-2-3-1 as a system to fit Messi, Suárez, Dembélé and Coutinho. "In my times The fantastic 4 It was a comic book. What these players contribute is an important offensive baggage. We had a different drawing at the beginning, but it was something that I contemplated in the long term. You see that there are things that work one way, but not another, "concluded Valverde.