Shutter Victory, Goal Seek Quick Barcelona at the Vicente Calderon
Barcelona – Luis Enrique predicted a very tight game in the second leg of the Copa del Rey eight. Not wanting to be called a seed, Enrique wants his team scored quickly for the sake of perpetuating excellence.
Barcelona made trouble at home to Atletico Madrid in the first leg last week. Although dominant in ball mastery, they could only score one goal. Even then begins execution failed Lionel Messi penalty, but then succeeded in-rebounded by the same player.
1-0 goals were considered Enrique still far from secure. Barca considers the featured position with one goal calls will be the beginning of a disastrous defeat.
“Think if you are in a favorite position is the first step towards defeat. We know how difficult this game and we did not want to speculate about the end result. We are there to win. Errors if it considers there is a favorite,” Enrique said in a press conference ahead of the game.
Barcelona ahead of the trip to Atletico in excellent condition. In addition to the six-game winning streak, the Catalans also have notes okay at the Vicente Calderon. In the last four seasons they only lost once there, while five other matches ended with three wins and two draws.
In order to realize the target wins, Enrique hope Barcelona can score quickly. Two-goal aggregate advantage with one made in the game away will pave the magazine Barca to four.
“(Hitting since the beginning of the game) is a characteristic of their team, and this time could be sharper longer. We predict the game will be intense from the beginning. If we can score the first goal then it will be a condition to develop the game even more. That’s the advantage of not conceding in home games, “said Enrique in Barca’s official website.