Xavi admits difficult task despite Napoli changing coach before match.

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Xavi Hernandez sees facing Napoli in the first leg of the Champions League round of 16 on Wednesday as not being an easy task for the Azulgrana team. Even though the Italian club recently changed trainers.

Barcelona coach Xavi Hernandez admits that preparing for the Champions League round of 16 first match against Napoli was not easy for the Azulgrana team. Although the famous Naples team recently changed coaches from Walter Mazzarri to Francesco Calzona, it is unknown which team they will face in Wednesday’s encounter, according to a report from ‘Diario. Sport’ last Tuesday ทางเข้า UFABET 

‘For tomorrow We have enthusiasm and hope. It is an ideal situation to play a great game against a Naples team that changed coaches before the game,’ Xavi said. ‘It is not easy to prepare for a game like this. We are facing the current Serie A champions.’

‘Napoli made a surprise coaching change in the 24 hours before the game. With the change of coach We really don’t know what the competition will be like.’

Xavi also spoke about Napoli’s attacking duo Victor Osimhen and Kwicha Kvaratskelia. who did amazing work last season, ‘Osimhen and Kvaratskelia A top player’

‘Kvaratskelia. He is one of the best players in his position. We must pay attention to him. It is important for us to defend well tomorrow. It is difficult to stop. Kvaratskelia, Osimhen and Politano’

The 44-year-old trainer also spoke about Robert Lewandowski, Frenkie de Jong and Pedro Gonzalez López Pedri, three important players for the Azulgrana team. ‘For Lewandowski, for Frenkie, for Pedri, it’s the perfect platform to showcase talent. and their personalities For me as a trainer as well, Robert is a leader. He has shown once again who he is.’

Xavi also brushed off reports that labeled Frenkie a villain after reports claimed the Dutch midfielder was unwilling to take a pay cut and may decide to leave this summer, saying: ‘Frenkie’s words? I understand Frankie very well. All footballers suffer injustice. For me, he is fundamental. I think he’s a player who will be around for many years to come. He’s an important player.’

‘We don’t blame the media for the results. But it is true that sometimes You feel a sense of injustice when they say things that are not true. In this sense, the footballer took it out on himself. But we have to play better. Compete better We understand that. But there is something else that is unfair.’

‘Under pressure tomorrow? I am very inspired. We have to prepare for the game so that the players can play as well as possible. The pressure is still the same. It’s Barca’s pressure.’

‘We had to prepare for the game knowing there were 90 minutes remaining at Montjuic in the second game, but that didn’t change our DNA. We have to defend well and control the ball.’