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Ronald Koeman admits he’s worried about Barcelona after Alaves draw

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The team are missing too many chances

Deportivo Alavés v FC Barcelona - La Liga Santander Photo by Juan Manuel Serrano Arce/Getty Images

Barcelona boss Ronald Koeman admitted he’s worried about his team after they failed to beat 10-man Alaves on Saturday.

The visitors had to come from behind to rescue a point after conceding a poor goal in the first half but could not find a winner despite having a man advantage.

Barca had plenty of chances in the closing stages, and Koeman said after the game he’s concerned by their lack of goals.

“I’m worried by our performance in attack. It’s not an attitude problem, nor concentration, but it’s a question of being more assured in front of goal.

“It happened to us against Juventus and today as well. Furthermore, we gifted Alaves their goal. But if we create that many chances, we can’t miss so many. If you create chances and you only score one, it’s not good.

“Of course I’m worried that we’ve only picked up two points from the last 12 [available]. I think the play has been, in general, very satisfactory. I’d be more worried if we weren’t creating chances. We have to perform better in front of goal. The final pass, the final shot. We can’t miss so many. We’re missing too many.

Source | Marca

Antoine Griezmann scored Barca’s equalizer with what was his first goal of the season for his club. Ansu Fati is the team’s top scorer with five in all competitions, while captain Lionel Messi is next with three.