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Sports Griezmann is not doing enough ...

10:50  30 june  2020
10:50  30 june  2020 Source:   sports.fr

Barcelona coach Quique Setien calls Antoine Griezmann "destabilizing" for the team

 Barcelona coach Quique Setien calls Antoine Griezmann © Getty Barcelona coach Quique Setien has tried to explain why he initially ordered in the 2-2 game against Atletico Madrid Antoine Griezmann only on the bench and then brought the world champion in the final minute. "It's hard to bring him without destabilizing the team," he said. Setien initially counted on Lionel Messi, Luis Suarez and Riqui Puig on the offensive.

He was the small kid nobody wanted, forced to leave France to pursue his dream -- now Antoine Griezmann , all 5 foot 9 inches of him, carries the hopes of a nation.

Antoine Griezmann has endured a tough start in his debut season at Barcelona. That brings a different sort of criticism. The complaints now are that there is not enough pizzazz to his And if he does have to go into a second season still with everything to prove, he is likely to do so wearing his

Panoramic © Provided by Sports.fr Panoramic Questioned in the columns of the Parisian, Clément Lenglet returned to the situation of Antoine Griezmann at Barça. "He has accustomed us to better," admitted the Barcelona defender. The first season of Antoine Griezmann at FC Barcelona turns into a nightmare. On the collective level as on the individual level. Winner of the last two La Liga editions, Barça may indeed lose his crown. Six days before the end and after two draws in eight days, the Blaugrana are now two lengths behind Real Madrid and must also deal with a schedule a priori more difficult than that of the Madrid rival. And the situation of the 2018 world champion is obviously even more precarious from a personal point of view. Remained silent during his last seven outings with the Spanish champions, the native of Macon sees indeed his status as a holder vacillate. Evidenced by his two recent matches started on the bench at Sevilla (0-0) and at Celta Vigo (2-2). Two meetings that Barça certainly did not manage to win ... He himself knows that he is capable of doing better In the hard way, Antoine Griezmann can count on the support of Clément Lenglet , who once again flew to his help during an interview with the Parisian. "Antoine is well integrated in the locker room, there is really no problem," said the former native, before admitting that his compatriot could bring much more. "In the field, he himself knows he can do better. But we must not forget its statistics. He still scored 14 goals and delivered several assists. For a first season, it's not bad. But as Antoine, in a different style, got us used to better at Atlético, he is a player with whom we are very demanding. The Beauvais native nonetheless remains confident for his partner. "I see him working hard in training, it can only get better," he said, adding: "It's always the same when a Barça striker doesn't score for two games, it's that he's in trouble. When he scores two goals, it looks like Super-Antoine is back. "A Super-Antoine who would be well advised to hit himself this Tuesday on the occasion of his reunion with the Atletico Madrid ...

Barcelona concedes late to draw at Celta Vigo 2-2 in Spain .
MADRID — Barcelona's hopes of staying in front of Real Madrid took a hit after another stumble in the Spanish league. Barcelona was held by Celta Vigo to 2-2 after conceding in the 88th minute on Saturday, opening the way for Madrid to take sole possession of the lead. Iago Aspas scored from a clever low free kick that went outside the wall to steal the win from Barcelona, which moved only one point in front of Madrid ahead of the rival's visitBarcelona was held by Celta Vigo to 2-2 after conceding in the 88th minute on Saturday, opening the way for Madrid to take sole possession of the lead.

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