After the large victory of FC Barcelona against Alavés (5-1) on Saturday on behalf of the 23rd day of Liga, Catalan coach Ronald Koeman projected himself on the round of 16 first leg of the Champions League against PSG Tuesday at Camp Nou (live on RMC Sport 1).
Barça is smiling again. After their defeat in the Copa del Rey semi-final against Sevilla, the Catalan team crushed Alavés 5-1 on Saturday night in La Liga. A logical victory which does the greatest good for Ronald Koeman’s group before the knockout stages of the Champions League against PSG on Tuesday at Camp Nou: “We are in a good time, rejoices the Dutch coach. The team is being created. a lot of chances, we are improving in many aspects of the game. PSG is a great team, but this round of 16 seems fairly balanced to me. We will face it with a lot of enthusiasm and we know that we needs to feel good to pass. Physically, I cannot say that we are coming to this match in the best form of the season, because we are missing a lot of players, but if I had had them all my available players, yes that would be the best time of the season. “
“Messi’s vista is impressive”
Despite the physical glitches, Barça can count on its star, Lionel Messi, author of a double and once again sparkling on his lawn: “Leo has been a decisive player for many years. He is very invested, very happy, he becomes very realistic. When you look for him between the lines, he seeks depth, everything becomes easier. His vista is impressive. To aspire to something and win this match (against PSG), we will not only need a great Leo, but also all the others in their best shape. ” Barça-PSG, it’s to be followed Tuesday evening at 9 p.m. live on RMC Sport 1.