Former Spanish player Gaizka Mendieta has advised Barcelona players to pay respect to rival Liverpool and coach Juergen Klopp.
The gentle 1-0 win over Levante over the weekend helped Barca players successfully defend the La Liga championship. At this time, the goal that teachers and coach Ernesto Valverde aim to be the reception of Liverpool in the semi-final first leg Champions League on the pitch of the Nou Camp.
Sharing before the mid-week match, former Spanish player Gaizka Mendieta warned Barca stars to give certain respect to Liverpool, the team has a second season in a row to win tickets. into the semi-finals of Europe’s most prestigious tournament.
“In the semi-finals of the Champions League as well as with what has been done in the Premier League, Juergen Klopp’s Liverpool have really created miracles. I think the opportunity is 50-50 for both teams,” Mendieta said. with Goal.
“I don’t think there is any advantage in playing at home, the way both teams are playing. They have different style of play and have a great performance, very suitable for this match. I hi Barca will hope to win and win the title, but we all know it will be difficult and the core thing to win is to minimize the unfortunate mistakes “, the player who once had a season for Barca in the past adds.
Besides, Mendieta also gave good words to coach Ernesto Valverde, who is leading Barca successfully: “I think it’s great when he manages the team both on the field and in the dressing room. When you train this team, you need trophies to prove yourself. Now Valverde has a championship and hopes to have more in the Spanish King’s Cup or Champions League trophy. “