Ronald Koeman was surprised about FC Barcelona's game on Tuesday.

The coach thinks that his team played anxiously during the Champions League match against Juventus (0-3 loss), especially in the initial phase.

Juventus won thanks to two striking penalties from Cristiano Ronaldo and secured a group win.

Barcelona was already certain of wintering in the Champions League, but has to settle for second place.

"We started badly. There was fear and no passion or confidence. We played to not lose instead of trying to control the game," said Koeman after the game at the empty Camp Nou.

"We lost the game in the first half hour. After that it went better, although there were still things to improve. I was surprised how we started. There is still a lot of work to be done."

Koeman sees the defeat against Juventus as a learning moment.

"We have a lot of young players who have to learn from this. We should have played with more conviction and aggressiveness and kept the space smaller."

The former national coach of Orange has a rough start at Barcelona, ​​which performs very unstable.

Levante will be the next competitor of the Spanish top club next Sunday.


Summary FC Barcelona-Juventus (0-3)

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