September 21, 2021

’If you see the list of players, what do you do? Play tiki-taki?, says Ronald Koeman after Barcelona draw

MADRID – Ronald Koeman  defended his direct tactics after being accused of betraying Barcelona’s attacking traditions in a 1-1 draw at home to Granada on Monday.

Koeman brought Gerard Pique off the bench at Camp Nou to play up front alongside Luuk de Jong, with Ronald Araujo, another central defender, also thrown into the attack as Barca sent in 54 crosses in search of an equaliser.

Araujo finally headed home in injury-time after Domingos …

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