Luis Enrique Admits It Is A Shame Barcelona Did not Score More Goals
Barcelona coach Luis Enrique stated it’s a “shame” his side didn’t score more in the 2-1 come-from-behind win against Atletico Madrid within the Champions League quarterfinal first leg.
Atletico striker Fernando Torres opened up the scoring at Camp Nou within the first half before he was sent off minutes later after being proven two yellow cards on Tuesday.
The additional-man advantage permitted Barca to obtain into the game within the other half, with Uruguay worldwide Luis Suarez scoring two times to own protecting champion the benefit heading into next week’s second leg in the Vicente Calderon.
“I saw a level game within the first half, by which i was a little imprecise,” the Barca coach stated. “We battled to resolve a couple of situations by which we would. Atletico were good, I loved it.”
However, Luis Enrique remained disappointed his side didn’t put more goals past a ten-man Atletico.
“The sport obviously altered using the expulsion. They understood single- result was good, so we had to choose all things in the 2nd half,” he stated. “It is a shame we didn’t score more goals.”
For Torres’ red, which Atletico defender Filipe Luis referred to as “totally unfair”, Luis Enrique stated it had been a obvious delivering off.
“Everybody from Barca saw clearly that they are two yellow cards, and every one of Atletico haven’t,” he stated. “It’s typical and normal within this situation.
“But it is the referee who dictates what’s or is not a card. ”
He added: “I saw the expulsion like several the Catalan players, clearly. But perhaps a bit simple.”