Koeman after Barcelona’s defeat against Salzburg: I ​​don’t like losing, but I’m happy with the players

Koeman after Barcelona’s defeat against Salzburg: I ​​don’t like losing, but I’m happy with the players

Dutch coach Ronald Koeman expressed his happiness at the return of his players during the preparatory matches, after losing to Austrian Red Bull Salzburg 2-1.

This is in the friendly match that brought the two teams together, today, Wednesday, at the Red Paul Arena stadium as part of the preparations, and the two teams will compete in the new season 2021-2022.

Speaking after the match, Koeman said:

“I don’t like to lose, but I am happy with what the team did during the preparatory matches and we are happy to have the fans back in the stadiums again.”

The Dutch coach continued:

“The important thing during these matches is to stand up to the level of the players and raise their level of performance, and the system of playing with three defenders gave us exciting positive things last season.”

“But this does not mean that we will continue. To play this tactical drawing during the new season and today’s match is very important against an opponent who is fighting and at a high level.”

“The Juventus match will be the last match in the pre-season, and we look forward to doing good things and making our fans happy,” Koeman added.

Salzburg ended the first half with a goal scored by Luka Susic in the 43rd minute with a powerful shot from outside the penalty area that did not move by Brazilian goalkeeper Neto.

Denmark’s substitute striker Martin Braithwaite scored the equalizer for Barcelona in the 82nd minute.

In the last minute of the match, Brandon Aronson scored the winning goal for Salzburg after following the ball that bounced off Barcelona’s right post.

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