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“Madrid are capable of playing much faster” - Eibar boss Mendilibar

Wed 30 December 2020 | 14:55

Eibar boss, Jose Luis Mendilibar has played with both Real Madrid and Barcelona in period of nine days.

Eibar

 

has fallen to a 3-1 home loss with

Madrid

on 20 December but played better against

Barca

and held the hosts to a 1-1 draw at the Camp Nou on Tuesday evening.

Mendilibar

has compared both teams, with Madrid more fit – having six triumph in a row across all competitions – while Barcelona stands sixth in the table.

Mendilibar

said:

“The difference between Barça and Madrid is that Madrid are capable of playing much faster than Barça.

“Madrid played us in the first 20 minutes at a tempo that we were not able to keep up with.”

It was the first time ever that

Eibar

 

had avoided loss at the Camp Nou, but they had chances against a Lionel Messi-less Barcelona, with the Argentine in the stands having a knee injury.

Eibar

currently stands 15th in the table.

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