Barcelona’s interim head coach Sergi Barjuan has revealed that he was happy with his team’s 1-0 Champions League victory over Dynamo Kiev, but admitted he was not sure if he would be responsible for their next match against Celta Vigo on Saturday.
It was far from an old Barça achievement but it was important three points, where Barcelona won only one of their first three European matches before the trip to Ukraine.
Ansu Fati took the winner for his team in the second half and beat Oscar Minguez’s rejected posts in the penalty area.
After the match, Barjuan reflected on his first victory as Barça boss and pointed out Fati for special praise.
“In the pre – match conversation, as a Culé as I am, I told them it was a very important match for the club. There are many players from the club who have understood it. I have thrown it away for the feeling I do not know about it worked, but we at least won, he said.
“[The win] was very important. The players knew it, everyone knew it. You could see during the previous hours that there was excitement. The physiognomy of your face is changing. From here we will see how we meet the next match. This will help you work better. “
He added: “Ansu has what sets him apart, which is a goal. He has that quality. It helps liberate Memphis. Today it has been Ansu, tomorrow it can put Memphis and after another. When you can share, you succeed as a free player. “
Despite the victory, Barjuan is not expected to stay that much longer with Xavi who will take over at the club soon.
Asked about his future, Barjuan was silly and said: “Today we have won. Let’s have some fun. God knows if I will end the week in Vigo or on Johan Cruyff. I will try to contribute everything I know.”
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