Barcelona-Granada | Life goes on

first_imgChangesYangel Herrera (55 ‘, Azeez), Doors (64 ‘, Vadillo), Ricard Puig (70 ‘, Rakitic), Martinez (71 ‘, Brice), Carles Perez (78 ‘, Ansu Fati), Arthur Melo (82 ‘, Vidal) Follow life the same at Camp Nou, with Barça pending Messi to liquidate the matches, although they are, as was the case this Sunday, with the novelty of a new coach and against a Granada in numerical inferiority in the last 20 minutes. The Argentine sealed the 1-0 win in the last leg of a game so bland (or more) than those who have taken Barça here. Setién has a lot of work to do and to the hobby I culminate, to get the idea that things do not change overnight.The first alignment of Setién was a jug of cold water for all those who anticipated before Granada the third arrival of Cruyff at Camp Nou. Instead, it was rather a signature to the declaration of the principles enunciated by the prophet Toshack, who was the one who said that “in the end they play the same as always.”With Umtiti in the defense and a midfield in which Rakitic and Arturo Vidal were the fliers of Busquets, Barça began its new era by clinging to the usual: Leo Messi. Only the interventions of the Argentine interrupted the eternal possessions of a Barcelona that, although on the way out, showed some renewed momentum, soon left the usual seams on the air.At eight minutes, Granada already caught clueless to the defense of Barça in the kick of a foul that caused the only dangerous approach of the Andalusians in the first half. Liverpool’s evils are still there, the same cannot be said of Valverde.Diego Martínez’s recipe was satisfactory to stop the starting Barça: many fouls, most of them committed by a Gonalons that earned a yellow card or by repetition, which short-circuited a recurring Barça that only created danger in direct free launched by Messi, in plays in which Messi enabled Ansu Fati or in which Messi combined with Jordi Alba. That is to say, Everything remained the same, but with more possession. And if something was missing, Arturo Vidal was the only one at the height of the challenge, huge in the deployment and the most clairvoyant in the filtering of passes. Yes, we must not lose sight of the fact that the rival was Granada. A team that was dominated from end to end, but without feeling subjected or overwhelmed at any time. The new coach said in the previous one that he did not want an “over-excited” club. It was not, but between that and keep sleeping the respectable there is still a difference. The stand, enthusiastic at the beginning and frozen afterwards, only reacted when Riqui Puig left the bench to warm up. Lampedusian change risked opting for a hint of cruyffism. The game, like a great game of chess, was on its way to being resolved with the latest moves.But it was Granada that first moved the bench and came up with a shot to the stick of Eteki that left the Camp Nou frozen. The stands defrosted when 20 minutes from the end Germán saw the red for the second yellow that coincided with the entry of Riqui Puig by Rakitic. Five minutes later, the decisive moment came after a recovery of the youth player who, without looking at Arturo Vidal, gave Messi to solve the problem he was getting into. a club where life, for now, remains the same despite the change of coach.center_img CardsReferee: Valentín Pizarro GómezVAR Referee: Antonio Miguel Mateu LahozMachís (11 ‘, Yellow) German (58 ‘, Yellow) German (68 ‘, Red) Carlos Fernandez (71 ‘, Yellowlast_img