- May 23, 2013
Cuadrado was rightly dropped because he lost his best form late in the season while Dani Alves was killing it in that role at the same time. I doubt him playing in Madrid would have changed anything, we simply didn't show up during the second half of that game. It wasn't a personnel issue it was a mental and probably a bit of a physical issue.
He most definitely would've had a positive effect in the CL final, to blame the it on mental issues is just a cop out. We were overwhelmed in the midfield, that stems from tactical and personnel issues.
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