The eyes in my bottom say…

So what an interesting week we have had! In my country they say you don’t have to have eyes in your bottom to have hind-sight, but looking back Guardiola’s tactics in the Bernabeu stadium were spot-on. Playing Puyol and Piqué on the right of defence and Dani Alves further forward meant that Cristiano Ronaldo and Higuaín were always going to have someone in their way. Add a touch of Messi to that and “voila”, three points. But the eyes in my bottom tell me that his line up for the Espanyol game was spot-off (do you say that in English?), leaving his three centre forwards on the bench against a team that has not let in a goal at home in 2010. Surely you don’t need five defenders against the lowest scorers in the league, and if you use wing backs who can cross, at least have somebody bigger than a hobbit up front! As the more sophisticated critics say in Barcelona’s Liceo opera house, it isn’t over until the fat lady sings, and with away games against Villarreal and Sevilla to come and Real Madrid probably a point away tonight (if they can beat Valencia), Doña Montserrat is still stuck in a taxi in a traffic jam in the Ramblas!