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Cadiz draw bigger disappointment than PSG defeat: Barcelona boss Ronald Koeman

Barcelona boss Ronald Koeman was left infuriated by his aspect’s efficiency towards Cadiz in La Liga on Sunday night time. The Catalans have been held to a 1-1 draw by the 14th-placed aspect on the Camp Nou.

Barcelona headed into Sunday night time’s recreation towards Cadiz on the again of a 4-1 humiliation by the hands of PSG within the Champions League in midweek.

Ronald Koeman’s aspect have been in determined want of a optimistic end result to spice up spirits, and present that the membership is not off course.

Barcelona dominated proceedings towards Cadiz, and took the lead by means of a first-half penalty from Lionel Messi. But the Catalan giants missed fairly just a few possibilities to extend their lead.

They have been made to rue their wastefulness in entrance of aim when Cadiz have been awarded a late penalty that Alex Fernandez transformed.

Ronald Koeman expressed his disappointment on the end result and his aspect’s efficiency within the post-match press convention.

“It’s disappointing. These kind of games have to be won and we didn’t do it. It’s a big opportunity lost after the Atletico Madrid defeat. It’s a big disappointment. I’m very disappointed, more so than last Tuesday. We couldn’t let the two points slip away. We are disappointed,” stated Koeman.

“I dont like to blame the players individually. We weren’t up to the task in attack, and we have to defend differently. In terms of quality, we should have won. The problem is that the scoreline was very close and they could equalise at any moment, as happened,” he added.

Barcelona miss the possibility to shut in on Atletico Madrid

FC Barcelona v Cadiz CF - La Liga Santander
FC Barcelona v Cadiz CF – La Liga Santander

Barcelona have been the in-form group in La Liga in current months. After a gradual begin to life below Ronald Koeman, they’ve began to rack up wins.

Going into the match towards Cadiz, Barcelona had received their final seven league matches.

The Cadiz draw leaves them third on the league desk, eight factors behind leaders Atletico Madrid. A victory would have seen Barcelona near hole with Atletico to simply 5 factors.

Ronald Koeman’s aspect may now drop right down to fourth place if Sevilla beat Osasuna on Monday.

Published 22 Feb 2021, 12:32 IST

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