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Junior Firpo: We had a thousand chances

Wed 30 December 2020 | 8:48

Barcelona left back believes that his team deserved a victory against Eibar in their Tuesday match.

The Blaugrana

had the chance to climb up to third place in the League table before their Tuesday clash against

Eibar

but they were unable to beat the Azulgranas. Barcelona played without their superstar Lionel Messi and Eibar managed to advantage from the Argentinian’s absence as they defended solidly against Barcelona’s attacking line.

Junior Firpo

who got his chance to play due to Jordi Alba’s suspension, has spoken about the game and his team’s chances to win the crucial match.

“We had to create a thousand chances to score a goal and they had one clear one that they score from,” he told Marca. “It’s very difficult to come back from that.”

“It always affects you when the rival takes the lead, but the players that are here are here for a reason and it shouldn’t affect us. We’ve gone for the game.

“It’s a trend of the season – the games are difficult and uphill. But there’s a long season left and we’ll try to turn this around. We want to win every game.”

Asked about his own performance in the game, Firpo responded:

“I felt good, t

he spark of not playing that often is noticeable, but I always train to the maximum. When I get opportunities I try to take advantage of them.”

Barcelona will continue their LaLiga campaign with a match against Huesca on Sunday before facing Athletic Bilbao three days later. 

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