Barca: "Concerned"Xavi tells his players to be "more polite"

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Beaten by Frankfurt last Thursday in the Europa League, Barca fell again at home on Monday evening, this time against Cadiz (1-0) in La Liga. A result that undermines his position in the top 4, and worries his coach Xavi.

He recognizes his mistakes, but he also puts his players before their responsibilities. Humiliated by Frankfurt at Camp Nou last Thursday in the Europa League (3-2), Barca lost again at home to Cadiz in La Liga (1-0) on Monday evening.

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A result that brings Real Madrid slightly closer to the La Liga title, and which undermines the position of the Catalan club, is still second, but only three points ahead of Betis, fifth and not qualified for the first Champions League. . Also, coach Xavi did not hide his disappointment in the post-match press conference.

“Players must show more desire, more faith”

“We are very disappointed, explained the technician. We missed a golden opportunity to mark the difference with other teams engaged in the Champions League battle. We almost said goodbye to the title. We must do our own self-criticism. We are Barka, we have to do better, build more game. Today (Monday) there was a win which was supposed to give us hope. I think the responsibility is mine, I will discuss with the players, because this defeat is in danger Our qualification for the next Champions League.”

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And to shake his locker room a bit: “The players have to show more willingness, more confidence. That worries me obviously. We have to be more polite. We’ve changed our playing style, our identities, but our The pass is still there to progress. And you have to qualify for the Champions League somehow.” A win at Real Sociedad’s ground on Thursday evening in the league will probably help.

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