THE BARÇA ALREADY KNOWS HIS WAY
If the Barça eliminates the Napoli, will play against of Bayern or Chelsea in Champions
Published:10/07/2020 - 12:36h
Updated:10/07/2020 - 19:07h
The FC Barcelona and the rest of surviving teams in the present edition of the Champions League already know his respective ways until the final. The Barça will have to eliminate the Napoli in eighth... And to Bayern or Chelsea in quarterfinals
This Friday 10 July took place, from Nyon (Switzerland), an atypical draw of Champions League. Although they still are missing four eliminatory of eighth of final for deciding , the UEFA took the decision weeks backwards to advance the work and celebrate already the draw of fourth and semifinals, defining like this how will be the picture of the tournament until the day of the final, programmed for 23 August in Lisbon.
The four pending parties to contest of eighth of Champions are: Barça-Naples (1-1 in Naples), City-Madrid (1-2 in Madrid), Juventus-Lyon (1-0 in Lyon), and Bayern-Chelsea (0-3 in London). Now, once celebrated the draw, the ones of Quique Setién already know that if they delete to the Italian team (on 7 August in the Camp Nou) will have to confront to Bayern Munich or Chelsea in the following round, the one of quarter-finals. And, if they advanced to 'semis', would touch to play in front of the winner of the Madrid-City or of the Juve-Lyon... An authentic ordeal.
We remember that the Bayern Munich goleó to the 'blues' in Stamford Bridge (0-3), by what has practically the two feet in the round of quarter-finals. If the FC Barcelona deletes to the Napoli in the Camp Nou, as it expects that it do, will have to measure to the that definitely is one of the big favourites of the competition. And besides with morbo, since it is the team in which it finds yielded Philippe Coutinho.
Waiting for that resolve the four eliminatory that remain slopes of the eighth of final, fits to remember that the final to eight of the Champions League will play in Lisbon of the 12 to 23 August. The four teams that already are in quarter-finals officially, after having deleted to his respective rival in eighth, are Athletic of Madrid, Atalanta, RB Leipzig and Paris Saint-Germain. Curiously, all they have remained in the same quadrant.
The Barça, step by step
"The one of the Naples is ours first final, but the team is concentrated and mentalizado to face this competition", commented the institutional representative of the Barça, Guillermo Love, during the connection in direct that was supported by Giorgio Marchetti just before the draw. The Barça knows that it will have to concentrate his five senses in the Napoli once finish LaLiga Santander 2019-20, and from here think in what it avenges afterwards.
It will be necessary to go step by step, without thinking on the way to the final but in the following party. To sentence to the ones of Gattuso, the group culé will have to show a better game that the one of the another day in front of the Espanyol. Rather the version of Villarreal would be the ideal to face a party in which Quique Setién does not want unexpected frights.
Like this they remain the quarter-finals of the Champions 2019-20
- Manchester City/Real Madrid - Juventus/Lyon
- Leipzig Athletic
- Barcelona/Naples - Bayern/Chelsea
- Atalanta - PSG
Like this they remain the semifinals of the Champions 2019-20
- Manchester City/Real Madrid - Juventus/Lyon vs Barcelona/Naples - Bayern/Chelsea
- Leipzig - Athletic vs Atalanta - PSG