Sports Dupraz accuses Messi in Griezmann case
Koeman, the heavy implication of Griezmann…
© Supplied by Sports.fr Antoine Griezmann Scorer in Croatia, Wednesday, Antoine Griezmann had a message for Lionel Messi and Ronald Koeman to pass on after the meeting won by the Blues. Didier Deschamps was moved at a press conference from the first day of the meeting of the France team: Antoine Griezmann is not happy at Barça. These ten days spent with the French team will therefore have been a pleasant parenthesis for the Mâconnais.
Pascal Dupraz has analyzed Antoine Griezmann's situation at Barça and believes that the Frenchman must wait for Messi's departure.Not starting at the kick-off of , Antoine Griezmann is in a difficult situation at Barça. Asked about this by RMC, Pascal Dupraz is convinced that the French international will have a chance at Barça ... when Lionel Messi is no longer there. "I don't think his Barça career is over, or at least in danger, considered Dupraz like that. Simply, where I would like to argue is that, Grizou at Barça, it will only work when Messi won't be here anymore. It's coming soon. " Lionel Messi is expected to leave at the end of the current campaign, when his contract expires in June 2021. "Until then, it remains to be seen whether Griezmann will be loaned," the French technician added. "You have to be restrained because today Barça only played six matches in official competitions (five in La Liga and one in the Champions League), the season has only just begun. Of course, Griezmann does not has not played the Champions League, he played very little in the Clasico. But he will be used. The problem is especially that of the position, where he excels (that of Messi). It is in the choice of career that he may have momentarily mistaken, "tempered Dupraz.
Messi comes off bench to score 2 in Barça’s 5-2 win vs Betis .
BARCELONA, Spain — Lionel Messi came off the bench at halftime to score two goals as Barcelona beat 10-man Real Betis 5-2 on Saturday to end its four-game winless streak in the Spanish league. Barcelona coach Ronald Koeman said that he gave Messi some rare rest during the first half after his star player felt he needed more time to recover from Wednesday’s 2-1 win over Dynamo Kyiv in the Champions League. It was Messi’s first league game as a substitute in more than a year. “If he had been completely fine, he would have played (from the start),” Koeman said. “We decided to leave him on the bench in case we needed him. (...) In the second half he was very important.