Samper's defensive improvement against Leverkusen

He was the player with more tackles completed (7/9)

Samper's defensive improvement against Leverkusen
Samper's defensive improvement against Leverkusen

He was the player with more tackles completed (7/9)

sergi samper tackles leverkusen

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Sergi Samper is living a transcendental season in his career. Aged 21 years old, the club asked him to stay to help Barça B on Second Division B, a competition below his level. In return, Luis Enrique rewarded him with minutes in the first team. So far, 314, more than the 285 minutes played last season.

In press conference, the coach said he was pleased with the performance of Samper but he remembered he has things to improve. One aspect in which the midfielder is working on is the defensive work.

In the last game against Bayer Leverkusen, Samper already showed some improvement in this subject and was the player to do more tackles. During the 90 minutes he managed to complete seven out of nine tackles. This video shows a summary of his defensive work. Always attentive and guessing the time of cutting opponent's progress, Samper wants to show he can be a good relieve for Busquets.