The Spaniard’s “extra”. Just missed a losing streak to an opponent like “White King” went painful 3-2 in extra time of the Super Copa de Espana semi-final. causing him to miss the chance to win his first championship
“I am sad and angry with the result because we had a great game. I think we did better than Madrid in a lot of situations. We played risky and didn’t know how to control the transition. But it’s a way to fight against opponents,” Xabi said after the game.
Madrid will be heavy favourites but a youthful Barcelona team have shown signs of progress under Xavi and a surprise victory on Wednesday would give their recovery mission a huge boost.
“We were able to go back with pride because we fought them well and it’s another step forward even if we lose,” he
said. The result of the match, but the feeling and playing style.”
“You have to react better to the ball especially in the front. You lost the ball to allow for counter-attacks and it turned into a goal when we were doing better. We have to fix this and keep improving.”