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‘He gives us a lot’ Lenglet praises Dembele

Tue 06 April 2021 | 7:08

The Blaugrana winger scored the match-winner for his team in their clash against Real Valladolid.

Barcelona

defeated

Real Valladolid

with a 1-0 result in their crucial La Liga battle on Monday. Ronald Koeman's side were dominant throughout the match but they were not able to score until the last minute.

Ousmane Dembele

scored a volley past

Jordi Masip

to send the Catalans to second place on the league table behind

Atletico Madrid

. In a post-match interview,

Clement Lenglet

has spoken about the French winger’s current form.

"It doesn't surprise me,"

Lenglet told

LaLiga TV. "He couldn't play a lot of games because of injuries and now it looks like everything is calm in that respect.

"When he is physically well he's a very good dribbler, he's got two good feet, a lot of speed. He gives us a lot.

"I'm very happy for him because he's worked hard for this and he deserves it."

Asked about

Oscar Plano

’s red card in the 79th minute, Lenglet responded:

"The red card was [decided] very quick,"

he said.

"Ousmane took a very hard foul from behind, that's why the ref sanctioned him in that way.

"I think the card is deserved because of the foul from behind."

Barcelona will face

Real Madrid

in their next La Liga match on April 10.


source: SportMob