Xavi’s words will be ringing in the Barcelona players ears when they take on Valencia
Barcelona head coach Xavi has issued a rallying call to his squad ahead of their La Liga trip to Valencia tomorrow. The Catalan giants recently marked the exit from the group stage of the Champions League.
Xavi’s side finished third in their respective group after another defeat against Bayern Munich. They will now play Europa League for second consecutive season.
La Blaugrana faced criticism but the former Spanish international had a clear message ahead of facing Los Che this weekend.
“I’ve talked about changing the momentum, as in La Liga we’re in good form”, as per reports from Marca.
“We’ve been self-critical over what’s happened to us in big games.
“Tomorrow is a moment in the season which requires a reaction.”
Xavi’s words will be ringing in the Barcelona players ears when they take on Valencia with a three-point gap behind Real Madrid at the top of the table as it stands.
Victory at the Estadio Mestalla would put pressure on Madrid, with the defending Spanish champions not in action until the following day, at home to Girona.
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