Barcelona boss Ronald Koeman has backed his aspect to win all their remaining video games in La Liga this season.
Barcelona secured a 1-0 victory over Actual Valladolid on Monday night time because of a stoppage-time winner from Ousmane Dembele.
The Catalan giants struggled to manage the sport, regardless of Actual Valladolid being decreased to 10 males with eleven minutes to go. Nevertheless, a volley from Dembele helped them to their sixth victory on the bounce within the Spanish prime flight.
Barcelona now occupy second place within the La Liga desk, only one level behind leaders Atletico Madrid.
Atletico Madrid’s shaky kind in current weeks, mixed with the resurgence of Barcelona underneath Ronald Koeman, has led the Dutchman to imagine that his aspect can win all of their 9 remaining video games this season.
The 58-year-old supervisor stated after Barcelona’s win on Monday:
“The workforce is able to successful the video games now we have left however right this moment was additionally a reminder that you simply all the time should be at your absolute best and you need to be medical. We weren’t feeling contemporary right this moment, possibly due to the worldwide break, but when we get again to how we have been earlier than then we’re able to successful all of our video games.”
Ronald Koeman additionally mirrored on Barcelona’s sluggish begin to their sport towards Actual Valladolid however praised his workforce for his or her capability to come back away with all three factors.
“We did not make an ideal begin to the sport however we improved within the second half, we modified the system and made some substitutes and have been rather a lot higher. It’s a must to give credit score to the workforce for his or her mentality as they have been all the time looking out for the three factors.”
Barcelona’s conflict with Actual Madrid subsequent Saturday might decide the winner of La Liga this season
With the La Liga title race set to go right down to the wire, subsequent Saturday’s El Clasico might decide who the winner is that this season.
A victory for Barcelona would see them bounce forward of Atletico Madrid within the desk earlier than Diego Simeone’s males go to Actual Betis on Sunday.
Ronald Koeman stated of the La Liga title race:
“It was so essential to win tonight, we’re solely just one level behind Atletico and we’re forward of Madrid. We’re on the decisive stage within the title race and it will be thrilling proper till the tip.”