Martino: We lacked control

Tata Martino has criticised his Barcelona side for a ‘lack of control’ despite beating Sevilla 3-2.

Alexis Sanchez scored an injury time winner to give the Bluagrana all three points, but the Argentine tactician was less than impressed.

“Sevilla’s goals were a consequence of our lack of control,” he told a Press conference.

“We won but we have to work on a couple of aspects of play. I completely share the club’s idea of how to play, and we intent to recover some of the aspects of play from past seasons.

“In the first half we did everything necessary to score, we created five very good goalscoring chances.

“[But in the second half] Sevilla’s substitutions hurt us but we managed to find space to close out the match but we didn’t do it.

“Neymar played an impeccable match because not only did he go forward but he also defended.

“Messi started to get involved in favourable plays in the second half and he was very dangerous.”

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