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Five talking points from Barcelona’s defeat to Getafe

Ronald Koeman had got off to a fine beginning with two successes and an attract his initial three games in control, however Saturday's thrashing demonstrated he has a lot of work to do at the Camp Nou. The Dutch mentor turned his beginning XI a little with Pedri, Ousmane Dembele, and Sergino Dest coming in, while we likewise got an uncommon look at Riqui Puig late on. 

However Koeman conceded after the match "it was bad enough today" and he was very right as well. The group attempted to make risks and offered little reaction to going behind to a pretty delicate punishment. The manager attempted to change things by welcoming on Ansu Fati, Philippe Coutinho, Puig and even Martin Braithwaite however that didn't work either and Getafe squandered possibilities late on to expand their lead. 

Some truly precarious apparatuses anticipate in the coming weeks, and Koeman will be very much aware that huge enhancements are required if Barca are to beat Madrid and Juve. 

Pedri energizes on first beginning 

There were a few positives from Saturday's match and the greatest was without a doubt the presentation of 17-year-old Pedri on his first La Liga start for Barcelona . The adolescent gave no indications of nerves, looked an example of genuine greatness ready and set up Antoine Griezmann for a possibility the Frenchman definitely should have covered in the primary half. 

Pedri didn't appear to be troubled by Getafe's physical methodology at all and drew acclaim from Koeman after the match who said he demonstrated "he has the quality to play for Barcelona." Koeman as of now appears to have a lot of confidence in Pedri, and on this proof we can hope to see bounty a greater amount of the youngster this season. 

Nice full presentation from Sergino Dest 

Getty ImagesTalking of teengers and presentations there was additionally a first beginning for Sergino Dest who opened in well at left-back instead of the harmed Jordi Alba . The 19-year-old appreciated a fair full introduction and appeared to make the most of his duel with the contentious Allan Nyom . 

Dest sufficiently demonstrated to propose he could proceed at left-back rather than fit-again Junior Firpo while Alba is out, despite the fact that his favored position is on the contrary flank. 

Dembele and Griezmann baffle 

The youngsters were offering a lot of good faith for the future it demonstrated another intense night for Dembele and Antoine Griezmann. It was a charming amazement to see Dembele at long last in the beginning XI, and without precedent for a very long time, however the absence of games truly appeared on Saturday. 

Dembele lost such a large number of balls, appeared to keep down now and again (and who can accuse him after endless wounds) and in the end cleared a path for Ansu Fati at the top of the hour. The Frenchman's absence of structure can be clarified by his absence of game time, while there's no such reason for Griezmann who battled again regardless of being played midway. 

In reality the World Cup victor bursted over an extraordinary possibility when clean through and still has not scored this season for Barca. The inquiry presently is will Koeman keep confidence in him? 

Cucurella flourishes against Barcelona 

Probably the most splendid player on the pitch on Saturday was a sure Marc Cucurella. The 22-year-old appeared to flourish against his previous group, demonstrating all the force that the guests were inadequate in their play on occasion. 

Cucurella has just made it clear he believes he never got an appropriate possibility at Barcelona before in the end being offered to Getafe to help balance the books. Jord Alba was the primary motivation behind why Cucurella didn't get minutes at the Camp Nou, yet he will in general play higher up the pitch nowadays and you can't help can't help thinking about what may have been.

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