LIGA - Barca, a good first for Xavi: “Happy. Fighting for Liga? Why not…"
Before as Barcelona manager for Xavi. Not a bad debut considering the final outcome and the opponent. For the former Blaugrana flag immediately a prestigious success in the Liga in the derby against Espanyol, which marked his debut on the bench of the Catalans. Depay has signed the victory net that gives morale and confidence to the whole environment.
After the match, as reported by Marca, Xavi took stock of the race and his ambitions for the season.
"We have suffered, yes. They are a great team, organized and who play well. It is difficult to finalize the chances. It is still early, we have worked on a few things so far. I am happy with the attitude and satisfied with the result, but we have suffered. a lot, ”Xavi said. "There are no easy victories nowadays, but we have to improve. The people's trust has helped us. I am happy for the values the team has shown. We will play better later on."
"If we will fight for La Liga? We are far away, but there are still many matches. Why not? We have experience from previous leagues of teams that have recovered so many points. Only with the right attitude, fatigue and sacrifice can Barcelona I'm optimistic, but we'll see. It's my first victory as a manager, the team deserved it and needed it. "
A thought also on the rumors arriving on Sergio Aguero's retirement: "I talked to him the other day and I don't know anything. What emerged is not true."