Xavi after Barza’s victory for the Copa del Rey: “We need Dembélé; fulfilled perfectly “

Xavi Hernández, technical director of FC Barcelona, ​​was delighted with the contribution of the French winger Ousmane Dembélé in the second 45 minutes of the Copa del Rey match against Linares and stressed that “Has fulfilled to perfection”. The Frenchman contributed with a score in the Catalan comeback against the cast of the third category of Spanish football.

“We have needed him and he has delivered perfectly. He has made a difference, he could have scored a great goal and I am very happy with him. In terms of football, there is nothing to say, very well in a one-on-one game, it is what we need against a rival who posed us many problems, “he said. Xavi Hernandez.

The FC Barcelona he was forced to come back in the second period and Xavi Hernández revealed the instructions he gave to his players at halftime. “I told them very clearly that we could talk about tactics for three hours but that it was a victory of faith and of understanding the moment. We should all take a step forward, we were better, but we were losing to Linares who have a great team, “he added.

The 38-year-old side played all the commitment and, after this, he expressed his emotion to wear the shirt of the Catalans after six years.

“Today is very special for all that it means to return, wear the Barça shirt and relive moments in this League, in this Cup. Today has been very magical, we had to make an effort, but that’s the way it is, we have to learn to make an effort and compete, you have to fight until the last moment because only those who fight take the victories and the cups, and today we have fought it and we have achieved it ”, declared the former Sao Paulo player for EFE.