Va­len­cia’s got Mour prob­lems

Barca star Vi­dal warns Spurs they won’t hold back

Sunday Mirror - - TRAVEL - BY STEVE BATES

place al­ready as­sured, but fin­ish­ing the group with a win in front of our own fans is the only way to go into the next round with a good taste in the mouth.

“So, against Tot­ten­ham, you can be cer­tain we won’t change our pat­tern of play. No­body will be re­laxed or

MESS­ING IT UP: Barca’s su­per­star scores again Spurs in the 4-2 vic­toryTHE ART OF SCOR­ING Barca’s Luis Suarez and Ar­turo Vi­dal af­ter the lat­ter’s goal in 5-1 thrash­ing of RealMadrid JOSE MOUR­INHO heads to Va­len­cia this week with the Span­ish side in even more tur­moil than Manch­ester United.Va­len­cia – con­sid­ered Spain’s ‘fourth team’ be­hind Barcelona and the two Madrid sides – had won just three of their 14 La Liga games be­fore yes­ter­day’s clash with Seville and are lan­guish­ing in the bot­tom half of the Span­ish league.Their poor start, mir­rored by Mour­inho’s United in the Pre­mier League, has left coach Marcelino Gar­cia To­ral un­der pres­sure – and he has been clash­ing with his lead­ing play­ers too.Ten­sion bub­bled over be­tween To­ral and star striker Goncalo Guedes – yet to score since he signed from Paris Sain­tGer­main in the sum­mer– in the re­cent 2-0 de­feat at Real Madrid.To­ral had called Guedes to the touch­line less than half an hour into the game at the Bern­abeu.Cam­eras caught To­ral telling Guedes, “there have been 27 min­utes, and you have not yet done any­thing”.The striker was seen to re­act an­grily, as they con­tin­ued their spat.With more shades of events at Manch­ester United, an­other of To­ral’s strik­ers, this time San­ti­ago Mina, has added to the un­ease by at­tack­ing the team for lack­ing spirit and com­mit­ment.Mina said: “We are play­ing with­out per­son­al­ity, with­out any depth to our play.”He added: “Ev­ery­thing is miss­ing and we must learn from this quickly.“We know we are not do­ing the right things.“We have been dis­cussing this and try­ing to rec­tify it.“But it is not go­ing to be an easy process.”

PRES­SURE: Span­ish boss Gar­cia is fac­ing big trou­bles

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