Barcelona coach: Superior from Real Madrid Exciting
Barcelona coach, Ernesto Valverde claimed satisfaction with a 5-0 win over Espanyol on Saturday (9/9/2017) in the third week of the Spanish League. Moreover, the victory that makes Barcelona in front of Real Madrid.
“We are at the start of the season and the distance is not too far, but being ahead is better than behind,” said Valverde, as reported by Marca.
Lionel Messi became a star in the match that took place at the Nou Camp. La Pulga scored their respective hat tricks on 26, 35 and 67 minutes. Two other Barcelona goals were donated by Gerard Pique on 87 minutes, and Luis Suarez in the 90th minute.
This victory makes Barcelona perched on top of the standings with 9 points. At the same time, Real Madrid were held to a 1-1 draw by Levante. As a result, Madrid displaced to the rank-6 with 5 points incision.
Furthermore, Valverde praised some of Barcelona’s new players who played in the game against Espanyol. Nelson Semedo for example, Valverde called Semedo a fast player who helped Barcelona a lot.
“He still needs adaptation, but he performs better every day,” Valverde concluded.
In the next game, Barcelona will face Getafe host on Saturday (16/09/2017). But on Wednesday (13/09/2017), Barcelona will serve Juventus in the first match of Group D Champions League 2017/18.