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Barcelona coach Koeman remains confident in his tactics

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Barcelona coach Ronald Koeman remains confident in his tactics.

Barcelona's form has been inconsistent this term as Koeman has searched for a balance system, yet the former Feyenoord coach remains convinced of his work.

"The team tries to play in the same way whether we are at home or away," Koeman said.

"We want to create danger and have opportunities to score, but away from home we haven't had the effectiveness that a team like Barcelona should have."

"We have also made mistakes in defence, we're a team that creates a lot of chances, but our conversion percentage is very low."

One of the bright spots of the campaign has been the emergence of Sergino Dest at right-back, both on the pitch in terms of his performances and off the pitch when he has never shirked a media request after a tough result.

Koeman has been impressed by the American defender, but reaffirms his belief that there will be ups and downs along the way with a talent of such a tender age.

"Dest has ups and downs during matches, he started very well for us but he is 19 years old and needs time to adapt," Koeman confirmed.

"Like any footballer, he has the right to make mistakes and then improve from them. I'm not disappointed in him because he is young and these things are normal."

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