Berizzo: "Messi's absence would've helped us"

Berizzo: "Messi's absence would've helped us"
Berizzo: "Messi's absence would've helped us"
He already knows what it is to win against Barça at Camp Nou and he wants to repeat this milestone, this time in Balaídos. Eduardo Berizzo, Celta Vigo's...
Berizzo entrenador Celta de Vigo

He already knows what it is to win against Barça at Camp Nou and he wants to repeat this milestone, this time in Balaídos. Eduardo Berizzo, Celta Vigo's coach, is excited with the chance to become the first team to beat Luis Enrique's Barça, although he said if Messi was out that would've helped them.

Most highlighted statements:

Beat Barça again

"This is the excitement that moves us, that stimulates us to face a big team, that are current leaders. Chances to win are rising"

"They are a very dangerous and attacking team"

"We always play thinking about attacking and tomorrow it will be the same. We'll try to have the ball because against treams like Barça you suffer less this way"

Messi

"Messi's absence would've supposed a great loss for them"

"We'll try to stom them with our weapons. There is no doubt that his absence would've heped our work"

CALLED-UP PLAYERS

18 called players to receive Luis Enrique's Barça: Sergio, Hugo Mallo, Fontàs, Pablo Hernández, Radoja, Santi Mina, Ález López, Charles, Nolito, Larrivey, Rubén, Orellana, Bongonda, Jonny, Sergi Gómez, Cabral, Krohn-Dehli and Augusto.

David Costas was the only out of the list player for technical decision. Madinda, Oubiña and former Barça player Planas, aren't called-up for injury.