Accordingly, Coach Ronald Koeman decided to give Messi and midfielder Frenkie de Jong sitting outside at the trip to Dinamo Kiev, when the Fixture began to become rushed and heavy, along with the trauma to the day The more with the Nou Camp team.
Messi and De Jong are absent in the match against Dinamo Kiev
Koeman said that this is a reasonable time for this duo to rest, because they play an important role in the squad and need to be concentrated for the La Liga campaign after a poor start to make this team fall 12th place in the BXH.
"We have many players to take off for injury and decide to bring Leo and Frenkie to follow in this match, because the position of the team at the Champions League team this season is quite comfortable with 9 points available "Koeman recalled the decision. "These two players need to rest because they have played a lot of games, now the right time."
Messi just missed 45 minutes to play for Barca from the beginning of the season and besides, it was no minute in the field of Argentina in the match against Paraguay and Peru last week. This superstar scored 6 goals in Barca's 11 matches this season but 5 of them from 11m fruits.
At the recent Atletico Madrid loss, Messi was faint. Spain's press releases poorly positively about the influence as well as his expertise, said Messi "lacks the spirit of leader" and can "encounter the impact of overloading" . Should know, after the losing the above, Messi left the dressing room, instead of lingering the interview.
"Barca is a collective without leader, even when the match at Wanda Metropolitano ends. They lost their battles, leaving the pitch with a bowing position with depression. But their mission was not only wrapped in 90 minutes ? Messi, once again, did not show his captain's role. Barca's dressing room clearly lacked a leader, though the armband was on Messi's hand - who claimed to go in August " , AS sheet sets the problem.
Returning to the Human Resources situation of Barca, Messi and De Jong joined the Barca player group without Kiev, including Gerard Pique, Sergio Busquets, Sergi Roberto, Samuel Umtiti, Araujo and Ansu Fati. In 19 Barca players marched to Ukraine, appeared a few young faces from Barca B as goalkeeper Inaki Pena, midfielder Oscar Mingueza and striker Konrad de la Fuente.