- Setien played Messi, Suarez and Fati from start against Celta.
- Griezmann entered the pitch against only in the 81st minute.
- The head coach says its actual performance that matters, not the price tags.
Barcelona drew against Celta Vigo 2-2. Quique Setien was asked after the game why Antoine Griezmann didn't start against the Celts.
"Griezmann benched? I don't care if signings are expensive or cheap," the boss told Movistar.
"Last week we opted for one line-up, this one we opted for another one. Last week you asked me why I didn't play Ansu Fati or Riqui Puig. These are the decisions I make."
The Frenchman started the match on the bench as Setien fielded an attacking trio of Leo Messi, Luis Suarez and Ansu Fati. Even Martin Braithwaite, who also started the match on the bench, was subbed in earlier as he replaced Fati in the 69th minute.
Griezmann entered the pitch only in the 81st minute as he replaced the Uruguayan. The 29-year-old got to make four touches and completed two our of four passes In his 14 minutes he spent the pitch vs Celta.