Eric Abidal was an important player of the best Barcelona ever. He played under Pep Guardiola at the Catalan giants and he has not forgotten how great that team.
In an interview with Four Four Two, Abidal praised his former manager and explained some details about his method. Barcelona started with Guardiola with a defeat against Numancia and a draw against Racing Santander. Then, acccording to Abidal, Guardiola told the players: "We have worked a lot during the pre-season. But you need to believe in my plan if you want to win the league and the Champions League".
Abidal spoke about that difficult beginnin: "Te team started to play like Guardiola wanted. We needed to face some gos at first but after that speech of the manager everything went different. We won the next game 6-1".