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Cristian Tello did nothing of note against opposition whom he scored a hat trick against only seven days ago.
This was a perfect game for the Barca youngsters to exhibit their best qualities.
In the same way that Alex Song suffers from being no Sergio Busquets, the same applies to Sergi Roberto, who is no Xavi Hernandez.
In order to be considered a long-term replacement for the best midfielder of a generation, Roberto must step up to the plate and dictate games when given the opportunity to do so.
Wednesday night provided just such an opportunity. He didn't take it and was decidedly anonymous for the most part.
In addition, Cristian Tello did nothing to suggest that he is anything other than a speed merchant who supplies the occasional assist or goal.
Not seven days ago, he looked like a world-beater against the same opposition.
What makes his performance even worse is that Levante were well and truly beaten as soon as Adriano leveled for Barca.
With the wind taken from Levante's sails, Tello should have had a field day again.
It's a recurring theme for a player who flatters to deceive, and it is perhaps time for Tata Martino to give serious thought to cashing in.