Barcelona manager Ronald Koeman was satisfied with his side’s performance in their 3-1 victory over Girona in their second pre-season friendly on Saturday afternoon.
The Catalans won the game 3-1, with goals from
“I’m quite satisfied with how we played. Some players came back from holidays and I’m happy with the physical state of the players.”
after the game
The game was
’s debut for the club since completing his move fromLyon
this summer and Koeman was content with his compatriot’s performance.
“Depay was excellent. He has a great personality and we know that he is a great deal and a special player. He always scores goals and this is positive, not only Memphis, we have Griezmann who performed well too.”
Koeman also commented when asked what he thinks of
handing the penalty over to Depay.
“It is good, it means a lot to the coach, and this indicates the good spirit of the team. There are new players in the team and they have to adapt and such things are positive.”
, who scored his side’s third goal from the spot, also spoke to the cameras following his first game withBarcelona
“I am very happy to finally wear this shirt. There was a lot of energy in the stadium. I always try to see the spaces between the lines. I can bring a lot of creativity, goals, and assists.”
He added: “The fans are amazing, giving energy to the team. Very happy today and looking forward to the sequel. It feels amazing to play in this shirt.”