These are the most important tactical aspects to explain Barça's long-suffering qualification for the round of 16 of the Copa del Rey.
The main risk of the game lay in the fact that the team did not have the necessary competitive tension, but that was not the problem. Because the team Came out with the necessary activation. Not only for the initial goal but for all the small football details that evidenced it. Barça generated 13 clear scoring chances in the first half and only conceded one. But again the pattern of the derby was repeated, not closing the game on one of the many occasions he made. And he did it up to three times. It is urgent that the team immediately raise the quality of the definition and correct this aspect.
With the confirmation that Lewandowski will miss the next three games, a possibility opens up for several players. In pilzen it was Ferran Torres who played mobile nine and yesterday Xavi applied a triple formula. First part for Ferran, thirty minutes for Memphis and the rest for Ansu Fati. And Barça worked better in the first and third versions. Or what is the same, with a mobility nine. Lewandowski's option allows the team to have it all but, in case of having a piece as universal as him, the best
It was Araujo's first minutes after the operation and the assessment was more than positive. And it is that logic could lead one to think that his set-up was progressive but the defense showed from a good start that he is better than expected. First scoring a corner goal in a shot full of hierarchy and saving a few minutes later a goal under the sticks. Because of what his return means and because of how his return was, he becomes a huge footballing factor for Barça.