The Dutch supervisor pondered on what turned into but every other disappointing end result amid rumours of a capacity extrade in supervisor. Barcelona boss Ronald Koeman says he does now no longer need to talk approximately his destiny anymore after a 1-1 draw with Granada.
The Dutch supervisor conceded that "state-of-the art Barca isn't the Barca of 8 years ago" after the membership wished a overdue equaliser from Ronald Arauajo after trailing for 88 mins. And, regardless of rumours that Koeman might be sacked if Barca fail to carry out withinside the coming weeks, the person himself refused to touch upon his very own destiny.
What did Koeman say?
When requested approximately his position on the membership going forward, Koeman in reality replied: "I'm now no longer going to speak approximately my destiny anymore."
'Not the Barca of 8 years ago'
Reflecting at the suit itself, Koeman stated that he does not consider Barca have the gamers to play the manner they had to in opposition to Granada on Monday.
Pointing to numerous extraordinary absences, the Dutch teach stated Monday's sport required a extraordinary style, in particular after conceding simply mins in and permitting Granada to strictly shield the whole relaxation of the suit.
"Today's Barca isn't the Barca of 8 years ago," he stated. "We performed Barca's manner, however we do not have the velocity at the spoil because [Philippe] Coutinho is going inside, [Yusuf] Demir does not cross too deep and that is the manner it is. With Ansu [Fati] or [Ousmane] Dembele it is extraordinary, you've got got greater speed, however you need to search for alternatives."
He continued: "Before the sport you consider winning, in particular at home, however our awful begin made the sport tough for us. We failed to are available strong, it turned into our fault.
"The opponent, after scoring, wasted time from minute , defended greater, did now no longer go away areas and that is tough." We progressed in the course of the sport. We modified and we performed with crosses from the wings. We placed electricity into scoring. We desired greater, however one factor is higher than nothing. We deserved the draw."
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