CRISTIANO RONALDO, DROP
The Champions returns: Everything you need to know about Juventus-FC Barcelona
Published:28/10/2020 - 01:15h
Updated:28/10/2020 - 19:42h
This Wednesday, the FC Barcelona will confront to the Juventus in the Allianz Stadium in the duel of the second day of the phase of groups of the Champions League
Total convulsion in the FC Barcelona: the Barcelona club received a hard hit after losing in the Classical against the Real Madrid with a penalti very controversial and, hardly three days afterwards, has confirmed the resignation of Josep Maria Bartomeu by the no less controversial logistical planning of the vote of censorship. It does not seem precisely the best moment to face up to another duel of big dimensions.
But the calendar is compressed owing to the retarded start of season after the pandemia and this Wednesday will touch to confront to the Juventus in the party of the second day of the phase of groups of the Champions League. The duel will take place to the 21:00 hours (peninsular schedule Spanish) in the Allianz Stadium of Turín against the group bianconero, that neither crosses his best sportive moment and that will not have to Cristiano Ronaldo by his new positive by Covid-19.
Therefore, it will give a party of two teams that need imperiosamente a victory balsámica that help to stabilise the sportive situation of both. After winning the two first parties of Champions League, Juventus and FC Barcelona corroborated that they keep on being favourite for doing with the first place of the group, by what the party of this Wednesday can be vital.
Four drops for Ronald Koeman
Of face to the party against the Juventus, Ronald Koeman will not be able to have the three players that by injury remained out of the list of summoned: Marc-André ter Stegen, that is recovering of the operation in the sinew rotuliano; Philippe Coutinho, that suffers a muscular injury in the biceps femoral; and Samuel Umtiti, that follows with annoyances in the knee.
Besides, neither it will be able to be by sanction Gerard Hammered, since it saw the direct red cardboard against the Fenercváros. The rest of the team will be to disposal of Ronald Koeman, that will split with an alignment title with changes in some lines: Net will be in the goal; Clément Lenglet and Ronald Araújo will form the central axis; and Sergi Roberto would give rest to Jordi Alba going in in the right side and displacing to Sergiño Dest to the left.
Frenkie Of Jong and Sergio Busquets would form the double pivote, although Miralem Pjanic also splits with options. In offensive zone, without Philippe Coutinho, will be safe Leo Messi, Ansu Fati and Antoine Griezmann, whereas the fourth place would contest it to him Pedri González, Francisco Trincao and an Ousmane Dembélé that would split with advantage to go in in the eleven.
The Juventus, without Cristiano Ronaldo
The Juventus arrives to the party with a bad news of last hour: the new positive by coronavirus of Cristiano Ronaldo, that has not surpassed the test PCR whose result has made public this Tuesday in the afternoon and will not be able to be present in the party. Andrea Pirlo also will lose to Matthijs of Ligt and to Giorgio Chiellini, having doubts regarding the titularity of other important men like Paulo Dybala or Leonardo Bonucci.
The eleven more likely of Andrea Pirlo will be the formed by Szczesny; Danilo, Bonucci, Demiral; Square, Bentancur, Rabiot, Chiesa; Ramsey; Kulusevski, and Morata. The Juventus does not arrive to the party in the best moment since, of the last five parties, has won two (one of them in the debut in Champions League) and has empatado three. The drop of Cristiano Ronaldo will be main, in this appearance.
In press conference, Andrea Pirlo analysed to the new FC Barcelona of Ronald Koeman. "Have the big opportunity to confront us to a top club. We face the party with a big respect. Although it was not a decisive meeting, have win to put to proof his level and ours", sentenced. This Wednesday, arrives the resolution in a party between two lions injured that need a victory balsámica.
Technical index card of the party: Juventus-FC Barcelona
- Party: Juventus-FC Barcelona
- Competition: Champions League
- Stadium: Allianz Stadium
- Television: Wednesday 27 October to the 21:00 hours (Spanish hour)
- Calendar 2019-20: League Santander, Champions League, Glass of Rey