KEY DUEL IN THE GROUP F
Borussia Dortmund recovers Reus and loses Delaney before visiting Barça
Published:20/11/2019 - 17:51h
Updated:20/11/2019 - 17:51h
The Champions League group stage has only two games left, and the Barça-Borussia Dortmund can be decisive. The germans have recovered Marco Reus, but they lose Thomas Delaney for the key visit to the Camp Nou
After some weeks looking to the Eurocopa, the calendar goes back to aim to the clubs, and in addition to the leagues, touches to think in Champions. The most prestigious competition of Europe is about to to finalise his phase of groups, and the two remaining days will be decisive to determine who continues on the way to the title and who remains by the way. The classification for the eighth of final still is very hot.
In the Group F, the next party has turned into a final for the FC Barcelona, that receives to the Borussia Dortmund in the Camp Nou. The Catalans command in the table with eight points, gone on down the Germans with seven and by the Inter of Milan with four. In the City Condal pretend to add a victory that ensure them the pass, not to have to go to Giuseppe Meazza with pending duties and risk to a sounded elimination.
And as it is usual in this type of meetings, the injuries will play a key paper, and in the Signal Iduna Park have good and bad news. By a part, the fans already celebrate the return of Marco Reus, that could not be with the selection in the last commitments of the stop of November. According to the technical Lucien Favre, the tip has trained with normality and will arrive to time and without annoyances to measure to the Barcelona.
By the another, has confirmed that Thomas Delaney is safe drop, since it broke the ligaments of the right ankle in the clash between Denmark and Ireland. In the minute 13 of the duel had to be substituted, and the back medical proofs have revealed a mishap that could keep him in the dry dam until January. In the air is still the participation of Marcel Schmelzer, that suffers one overloads.
The Barça measures to the Dortmund with the defence in picture
The Barça neither will have it simple in the appointment of Champions, since three of his four defences titled will not be available. It is necessary to remember that Nélson Semedo and Jordi Alba are in the infirmary by diverse muscular problems, and that Gerard Hammered fulfils cycle of cautions and will fulfil the corresponding party of sanction. Of the indisputable of Ernesto Valverde hardly remains Clément Lenglet.
The rotations will be forced in a challenge in which only voucher the triumph, to avoid that there are discontents in a complicated trip to Milan. Waiting for knowing the state of Ivan Rakitic that neither could appear with Croatia because had annoyances, Samuel Umtiti, Junior Firpo or Moussa Wagué -although it foresees that it play Sergi Roberto- will have to step forward. It has arrived his hour.