We deserved to win, Barcelona coach Enrique said after the draw

While in the last season of the Spanish league, only three of 19 home matches won Barcelona players, they have lost points twice in this year’s Camp Nou duel. After a previous shock of a 1: 2 defeat with Alaves, the defender of the title on Wednesday just tied 1: 1 in a scuffle with Madrid Atlético Madrid and coach Luis Enrique was on luck. Barcelona, ​​according to him, was supposed to win.

“We have earned more for the game and the way we played, but we are not rewarded for the game and the chance to win. other factors, “stated Enrique after the game.

His team led from 41.minutes after Ivan Rakic’s shot, but the opponent scored two minutes after the forced substitution of the injured home star Lionel Messi compared to Angela Correy, who took advantage of the defeat of defender Javier Mascheran. Barcelona was nothing valid that it held the ball 70 percent of the time and Atlético shot 19: 9.

“Such matches played decisive fines, they were lucky to have used it, Atlético showed less than expected , yet it was enough for him to point, “ meant Enrique.

The performance of Barcelona at the end without injuring Messi is a promise. The Argentine cannister will be missing for three weeks, according to the first estimates of doctors with a tear in the three-point. “When Leo left the game, it was a bit harder for us.We had doubts in the second half, but then we got back into the rhythm and had enough chances to win, “Enrique said.

” With Lea we are stronger, but without him we are still strong enough. Last year he had a longer injury and we overcame it, “Enrique reminded that Messi missed two months ago and Catalans still won eight of ten matches. While Barcelona considered the draw to be unjust, Atlético took a point all ten. “It’s always hard for us to show something positive at Camp Nou. We defended the first half, but we were not dangerous ahead. This changed in the second half. We scored and we were dangerous. It’s nice to find out that this year we can compete with Barcelona, ​​” said coach Diego Simeone.

” A draw is fair.We always want to win, but when we take into account the team and the players we played and that they were at home, it’s a great point. Especially with regard to how the match was going, “added Juanfran.