Barça compromised its chances in the title race by conceding the draw at Levante (3-3) on Tuesday. Ronald Koeman appeared dejected and even understands the “questions” about him after this setback.
FC Barcelona scuttled in the La Liga title race on Tuesday by conceding the draw at Levante (3-3). Barça led 2-0 at the break, then 3-2 but was caught each time when he had the opportunity to temporarily take the lead in the championship.
This result could do the business of Atlético, leader who could take four points ahead of the Catalans in the event of a victory against Real Sociedad, this Wednesday (9 p.m.) during the 36th day of La Liga. Real, traveling to Granada on Thursday (10 p.m.) could also take the opportunity to take second place alone. A disaster scenario for Ronald Koeman two days from the end.
“We were good in the first period, with rhythm, intensity, we led by the score, regretted the coach at the end of the meeting. But in the second period we lost a lot of dangerous balls, we dropped We made too many mistakes in defense. We weren’t careful. It was easy for them to score. To concede three goals in 45 minutes is not Barça’s level. created danger and we didn’t defend well. It’s very disappointing. It’s impossible to understand what happened. It’s hard to explain. “
Koeman understands “the questions” about him
“The objective was to win all three matches and wait for the other teams to lose points,” continues the Dutch technician. But now it’s very complicated. At the break, we talked about improving in defense and not to ease off. I’m touched. We had expectations. We always point the finger at the coaches. I understand that after this second period, there are questions. “
Barça cracks in this home stretch when he had the opportunity to regain control, especially before a match against Granada, finally lost at home (1-2). Eliminated in the knockout stages of the Champions League by PSG, the Catalans saved the honor by winning the Copa del Rey. But that should be the only title this year.