Just a couple of days ago, the 2nd El Clasico in the Spanish La Liga season took place at the home venue of Real Madrid. Real Madrid used the weakness of Barcelona in El Clasico. The home team Real won the game by a 2 – 0 goal. The Catalan club’s Spanish midfielder Sergio Busquets has already found out the reason for their defeat.
The team Barcelona could not do the same thing this time. Visiting the Santiago Bernabeu, team Messi could not bring the expected victory though they possess the most powerful attacking division. Through the goals of Vinicius Junior and Mariano, at the Santiago Bernabeu, Real Madrid beat their arch-rival Barcelona by a 2 – 0 goal. By winning the match, Real Madrid has overtaken Barcelona in the La Liga point table. Now, they are one point ahead of the Catalan club. To analyze the defeat of Barcelona, the Spanish midfielder Sergio Busquets has found the reasons behind the defeat.
The Real Madrid players almost kept the heavy pressure on the Barca players in the whole matches. If we are to say it in the football language, it was the ‘Pressing’. Real Madrid played the pressing football. Messi-Busquets or the other players did not have the answer against their pressing football.
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To the Spanish midfielder, it is the main reason behind the defeat at the Santiago Bernabeu. He stated that Barca lost control of the game because they could not control the ball. Real Madrid players man-marked every Barca player. And so, to break their defense along with the answer of the pressing style, Barcelona players did not have the ability to control the ball. In those circumstances, they did not know what to do with the ball. Should they pass or not? SO, they needed to take the risk. Yes, of course, they have the players to play in the situation but it was not their day actually.
Barcelona does not groud thinking of the defensive mentality. So, the thing happened to them, Busquets thought. However, Barca lost the top position with the defeat but Busquets is not worried about it. There is a long way to go still. Yes, if they could win the match, it would be good. But the expected thing did not happen. They played amazing in the first half but paid for their poor performance in the 2nd half.