Barcelona beat Nastic de Tarragona 3-1 as they were given pre-season underway on Saturday in Ronald Koeman‘s first sport in rate.
Even if it wasn’t a outstanding efficiency in anyway, the Blaugrana can take some positives and get started to attract some conclusions from their day’s paintings.
Probably the most unknowns about Koeman‘s appointment was once how his aspect would line up, with Barcelona characterized by means of their dedication to 4-3-3.
Ernesto Valverde and Quique Setien began to transport clear of that now and then, even though, and the Dutchman’s time has began with a 4-2-3-1 formation, the use of a double pivot and prioritising the wings.
Koeman likes his aspects to assault from vast, that means Ousmane Dembele will have a starring function as he made his go back after 10 months out.
Trincao additionally had time at the wing and did neatly in the second one part.
4 gamers occupied the defensive midfield roles at other issues.
Carles Alena did the most productive, whilst it was once atypical how quiet Frenkie de Jong was once.
Koeman likes his vast gamers to overload in assault and that incorporates full-backs.
Sergi Roberto, Jordi Alba and Nelson Semedo had been dedicated to the purpose on Saturday.
The captain began at the proper, however he had the liberty to float into the centre looking for the ball.
Pedri was once all the time aware of Messi‘s place and he did rather well to fill in out vast when the No.10 went inside of.
Coutinho, for his section, did neatly in the second one part and were given himself a objective from the penalty spot.
Bother at No.9
Neither Antoine Griezmann nor Martin Braithwaite had a just right night time.
The Frenchman discovered no gaps to assault and, even if the Dane was once extra lively, he fell quick and overlooked possibilities.