Fill in some textXavi talks Raphinha, Lewandowski, ter Stegen, Real Madrid following Barcelona 1-0 Celta
Following a 1-0 defeat at the hands of Inter Milan during midweek, Barcelona needed to be at their level best tonight against Celta Vigo to get back to winning ways.
Fill in some textStarting with three left-backs as part of the back-four, Barcelona looked anything but their best as the match went on.
Fill in some textWhile it is true, the first half was sharp and entertaining, the second half brought with it a ton of trouble.
Fill in some text The hosts were able to escape by the skin of their teeth, though, courtesy of a standout performance by Marc-Andre ter Stegen.
Fill in some text Following the game, Xavi was called on to speak to the press, and he admitted to Barça’s rather poor performance.
Fill in some text “We have to improve. The first half was good. We had to score a second goal and kill off the match there, though.”
Fill in some text However, it has been a while where Barcelona have won a game where they were visibly the second-best team on the pitch.
Fill in some text These are the games that win you titles; three points that go a long way, and who knows it better than Xavi himself