MONCHENGLADBACH: Gerard Pique said submitting less second-half mistakes was the way to Barcelona's 2-1 fight against eminent loss triumph at Borussia Moenchengladbach on Wednesday as they demonstrated they can win in the Champions League without harmed Lionel Messi. Thorgan Hazard – the more youthful sibling of Chelsea midfielder Eden – gave Gladbach a stun yet merited first-half lead at Borussia Park.
Be that as it may, objectives in the last 25 minutes, from Arda Turan and Gerard Pique, fixed Barcelona's second Group C win after their 7-0 pounding of Celtic at the Camp Nou a fortnight prior. "They scored with the main chance they had in the primary half, yet the amusement is a hour and a half long and they invest an enormous exertion," said match-champ Pique. "They didn't have the same legs in the second half and we committed less errors in midfield.
"By losing ownership less and them running less they had less counter-assaults and it was more troublesome for them. "By and large, I think we were better and it is a merited result." Barca battled back when Neymar shook off his marker to skim an ignore the highest point of the Gladbach guard and Turan won the race to the ball before penetrating his shot home on 65 minutes. The triumphant objective came only nine minutes after the fact.
Neymar's corner was diverted into the way of Suarez, who was unmarked in the range. He hammered in a capable shot which was obstructed by goalkeeper Yann Sommer, yet Pique was available to tap home the free ball from short proximity. "It was a set-piece, I was set up to square and I went for the bounce back. I saw the 'attendant was somewhat uncertain and I figured out how to score the objective," clarified Pique.
Barca mentor Luis Enrique cut a calmed figure after the last shriek at Borussia Park. "We made chances in the principal half as well, however they are on an awesome run and it appeared," he said. "We weren't thoroughly clear in our play in the main half, yet they took their risk and we didn't. "We were vastly improved in the second half and got the triumph that helps us a ton." Gladbach saw a 11-match winning streak at home reach an end as they were left with nothing to appear for a noteworthy presentation in which they declined to be overawed by the Spanish monsters.
"The group gave it everything and left this with some credit. We can be pleased," said Gladbach's brandishing executive Max Eberl. Gladbach showed improvement over in their 4-0 misfortune at Manchester City last time out, yet winger Patrick Herrmann let it be known was difficult to put the brakes on the Spanish goliaths.
"We did splendidly to go 1-0 up, however Barcelona are such a quality side – you need to stay centered for the whole a hour and a half," he said. "In the event that you don't, they take full favorable position. We needed to win and it was a nearby run undertaking at last, yet not the outcome we needed." Gladbach's next Champions League trip is away at Celtic one month from now, while Barcelona get ready for a home conflict with City as Pep Guardiola comes back to the Camp Nou.