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FC Barcelona-Porto: Champions League matchday 5 23/24 lineups

Published:28/11/2023 - 19:55h

Updated:28/11/2023 - 20:00h

The FC Barcelona has revealed the alignment with which will confront to the Port wine in the Estadi Olímpic Lluís Companys (Barcelona), by the fifth day of the phase of groups of Champions 2023/24. This is the XI of the Barça: Iñaki Crag, Koundé, Araújo, Iñigo, Cancel; Of Jong, Gündogan, Pedri; Joao Félix, Lewandowski and Raphinha

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The FC Barcelona returns to the Champions League with the visit of the Port wine to the Estadi Olímpic Lluís Compannys (Barcelona) by the fifth day of the phase of groups of the continental competition. The meeting will contest from the 21:00 hours (9:00 PM CEST) and the ones of Xavi Hernández will try to add a new victory in Europe after what was the painful fall in his previous duel, by 1-0 in front of the Shakhtar like visitor does already a pair of weeks.

The blaugrana come of a series of meetings with a lot of doubts by his level futbolístico, so much before as after the most recent stop of selections. The best example was the suffered tie (1-1) in field of the Ray Vallecano the past Saturday, a meeting in which the culés saw again suffer to the Barça to be able to create danger, in addition to beginning losing, once again.

Being a key party in the aspirations to remain with the leadership of the Group H, Xavi has wanted to send to the field a XI extremely competitive, knowing already all the absence of Gavi by the rest of the season, and the new drop of Ter Stegen in the goal. The German has not been able to recover of his pains in the back and will be, definitely, the most important absence to try seal the pass to eighth of final for the ones of Xavi.

Alignments of the FC Barcelona vs Port wine of the Champions 2023/2024

  • XI of the FC Barcelona: Iñaki; Koundé, Araújo, Iñigo, Cancel; Frenkie of Jong, Gündogan, Pedri; Raphinha, Lewandowski and Joao Félix.
  • Bench of the FC Barcelona: Balde, Ferran, Christensen, Alonso, Oriol Romeu, Sergi Roberto, Astralaga, Lamine, Casadó, Kochen and Fermín.
  • XI of the Port wine (likely): Diogo Coast; Joao Mario, Pepe, Fabio Cardoso, Sanusi; Galeano, Varela, Eustaquio, Pepé; Evanilson and Taremi.

XI almost of gala for the Barça

Xavi has opted for planting on the field to the best team that has available right now. With the two already mentioned drops, the egarense keeps firm with the 4-3-3, leaving in the bench to Lamine and Ferran like the most offensive options to the hour to need change the course of the party, in addition to Fermín. It goes back the pair Araújo-Koundé to the centre of the defence, which needs to consolidate what before to be a solution to the defensive problems of the team.

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