30.7 C
New York
Wednesday, June 19, 2024

Messi rested by Koeman as Barca face Betis

Lionel Messi started on the bench for Barcelona’s La Liga game against Real Betis on Saturday, the first time the Argentinian has been rested by new coach Ronald Koeman.

Messi has made a slow start to the season by his own high standards. He is yet to score a goal from open play this term, although the 33-year-old has converted four penalties.

Koeman had indicated he would need to rest his captain at some point, especially given Barca’s last six games came in 19 days, and Messi started all of them.

The dip in form comes after Messi’s failed attempt to leave Barcelona last summer.

Koeman’s side sit 12th in La Liga after a disappointing few weeks in the league but have won all three of their group games in the Champions League.

 

Yeye blogger
Yeye bloggerhttps://naijahotstars.com/
Being a blogger is the best thing that has ever happen to me. When i'm off duty as a blogger i'm on the field shooting every living thing on sight with my Camera SMILES!. Feel free to follow me on social media let's link up.

Related Articles

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

- Advertisement -

Latest Articles