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Thrashing Real Sociedad was a great birthday present - Koeman

Mon 22 March 2021 | 10:47

Barcelona’s thumping 6-1 victory over Real Sociedad was a perfect present for Ronald Koeman’s birthday.


had their greatest win of the season with their impressive victory on Sunday which saw them climb the table to four points behind the

La Liga


Atletico Madrid


Courtesy of Sergino Dest and Lionel Messi’s brace, as well as Antoine Griezmann and Ousmane Dembele’s goals,

Ronald Koeman

’s side pulled off an astonishing performance.

The 58-year-old Koeman who celebrated his birthday today believed this to be a perfect present.

We played a great game, even though it was difficult for us to score the first goal,”

he told


after the clash.

“At 2-0 we dominated and we had a lot of effectiveness in attack.

“They have given me a great birthday present, and also to Alba and Griezmann (who turned 32 and 30 respectively this weekend).

“But I am not convinced we are not going to lose. There are very difficult games to come. The best we can do is to continue like this and today is important in order to win something.”

Barcelona stars are going to leave on international duty since the World Cup qualifiers are starting next week.

Koeman’s side will return to action in La Liga with a battle against

Real Valladolid

on April 5, before facing

Real Madrid

the next week.

source: SportMob