The FC Barcelona won his first test match of the post-Messi era with 3: 0 against Juventus Turin. After the game Gerard Pique talked about the departure of the long-standing captain and gave Ex-President Josep Bartomeu‘s blame.
“It’s a blow for our soul, it hurt us. Messi has also hurt it. We lose the best player of all time. The management of recent years was not the best, which is now on the feet,” Pique said.
The center defendant of the Catalans altitude but also forward. “The story shows that we will come back to the legs. The team has to adapt, we have many talents.”
With the test victory against Juve, Pique was already highly satisfied. Memphis Depay (3rd), Martin Braithwaite (57.) and Riqui Puig (90. + 2) achieved the gates in the Joan-Gampper Stadium on the training grounds of Barca.
“The distance of the best player of history is very hard and hurts, but one day it had to happen, life continues and people want to go to the stadiums and today we offered them a spectacle,” Pique said.
Barca – JUVE: The stations
- Barcelona: Neto – Dest, Araujo (62st Umtiti), Pique, Alba (71. Balde) – Roberto (71 Puig), Busquets – Demir (62. Nico), Griezmann (86. Collado), Depay – Braithwaite (78. Manaj)
- Juventus: Szczesny (46th perin) – de Sciglio (79th de Winter), de Leig (61. Chiellini), Rugani (61. Bonucci), Alex Sandro (46th Pellegrini) – Cuadrado (46. Chiesa), Bentancur (46th Danilo), Ramsey (46th McKennie), Bernardeschi (61. Ranocchia) – Morata (61. Mendez), Ronaldo (46th Kulusevski)
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