Barcelona played beautiful game last year, 2008. They are smart performers. Expectation of this season’s performance is very high which triggered them to tighten up. They have become very conscious and found proactive in the practice.
Coach Pep Guardiola said, “The team is a joy, and if we can we’ll do some fine tuning. I had to have 16 to 17 reliable players to rotate. People cannot guess our line-up.”
Our forward line scored 95 goals in 49 games in all competitions last season. This season we have man for the job.
Past records and achievements always raise standard of performance. Team has to handle that pressure and team has to set their standards up to that expectation. Such, expectations build pressure and force the team too tight up the arms.
TEAM HAS TO HANDLE PRESSURE AND MEET THE EXPECTATIONS.