Barca team Spartak wins comfortably thanks to a goal from Alves and another brace from Messi. Tito changed the picture, bringing in a midfielder more and plays better.
Not the first time that Iniesta is dropped to a band and enters another creative player to strengthen the midfield. In step Guardiola used this tactic available for highly demanding games or in which the rival did fear a loss of possession. The manchego got used to playing end, polishing his large repertoire of dribbles and his genius to drive the ball.
Tito had not used this scheme so far, but the visit to Moscow seemed a good time. The set of problems created Emery at Camp Nou and the victory was essential to tackle the last match against Benfica in peace. In the end, the Muscovites not worried too far behind Barca, Barca good game thanks to the offensive side.
Peter, as a lone striker heeled pure right wing, was the reference in attack. Behind, creative poker players made up Xavi, Cesc, Iniesta and Messi marinated the ball and quick combinations and exchanges generated position recalling the highlights of Guardiola stage play. Spartak was not a formidable team in any facet of game, but Tito can take positives from this game system.
Dani Alves is still not back to his best version, but scored a goal. And Messi soon appeared to sign another double. The second half had no history and Barcelona temporized with the complicated mind of the visit to Valencia City on Sunday. It time to see if this pattern holds or gives ownership to Villa, the player who, for different reasons, not convince Vilanova finish.