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Xavi's squad list for FC Barcelona-Benfica in the Champions League

Published:23/11/2021 - 12:09h

Updated:23/11/2021 - 18:21h

FC Barcelona has announced the squad list for the Champions League match against Benfica, this Tuesday at the Camp Nou at 21:00 h, with some news

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The FC Barcelona will live a new 'final' to keep alive in the UEFA Champions League. The Barcelona will receive to the Benfica of Jorge Jesus this Tuesday in the Camp Nou, from the 21:00 hours, in the corresponding party to the fifth day of the phase of groups. The Barça is forced to win to the picture lisboeta to depend on yes same of face to the classification to the eighth of final. The victory is the only option for the team directed by Xavi Hernández that will debut, from the benches, in the continental competition.

The Barça has at present six points in the classification of the group And, two more than the Benfica, in the third square and six less than the Bayern of Munich, leader in solitary. They are very few the options, by not saying any, that have the Barcelona to classify like first of group, but yes are many to happen like second. In any case, the victory in front of the Portuguese picture is key to be able to seal the pass to eighth, because they would remain to five points of advantage on the group directed by Jorge Jesus and the result in the last day, in Munich, would not be decisive.

However, a tie or defeat would complicate too much the options of the Barça and would define everything in the last date. For now, if the Barcelona picture empata in front of the Benfica, will be forced to win to the Bayern in the last day not to depend on a 'prick' of the lusos in the last day, when they will confront to a Dynamo of Kiev that no longer plays at all. Of there that it was more important that never that Xavi Hernández debut like trainer in the Champions League with a victory.

The egarense will not have it easy, surely. Already against the Espanyol, the Barça finished asking the hour and suffering to the end. For the 'final' in the Camp Nou, Xavi will not be able to have players like Abde or Ilias Akhomach, but yes has recovered effective. Little by little, the infirmary has been freeing and the trainer has more options to configure his alignment. In any case, in the official announcement for the party against the Benfica, the Barça has presented several novelties.

Announcement of the Barça in front of the Benfica

  • Ter Stegen
  • Sergiño Dest
  • Gerard Hammered
  • Araújo
  • Busquets
  • Riqui Puig
  • Memphis
  • Yusuf Demir
  • Net Walled
  • Coutinho
  • Lenglet
  • Luuk Of Jong
  • Jordi Alba
  • Sergi Roberto
  • Frenkie Of Jong
  • Mingueza
  • Umtiti
  • Eric García
  • Iñaki Crag
  • Nico
  • Gavi
  • Alejandro Balde
  • Dembélé

One of the good news for Xavi and all the Barça is that the annoyances of Sergio Busquets and Nico González in the final stretch of the party against the Espanyol have remained in a fright only. 'Busi' Has recovered of the annoyances in the twin, whereas Nico felt a torcedura of ankle that did not remain in at all serious. Both have recovered to time for 'colarse' in the announcement and help to the team in the visit of the Benfica to the Camp Nou.

Sergiño Dest And Ousmane Dembélé are the big novelties of the announcement. The international by United States had been drop from before the stop of selections and reincorporó to the trainings grupales during the session of training of the Sunday, by what will be able to be available in the crash against the Benfica. The Frenchman, by his part, has been training with normality these last days and could have minutes after recovering of his injury. Those who himself have remained was have been: Pedri González, Ansu Fati, Martin Braithwaite and 'Kun' Agüero.

The Canarian midfield player of 18 years has suffered a new relapse of his muscular injury in the cuádriceps of the left thigh and, save to surprise, will be drop until 2022. By his part, Ansu Fati continues in the infirmary recovering ofa to muscular break in the isquiotibiales of the left leg and will be went by maximum two weeks more. Martin Braithwaite will take action the next year after going through the operating theatre to treat his injury femoropatelar. The 'Kun' Agüero, finally, is in a complicated moment to consequence of his problems cardiológicos and already has rumoreado that it could withdraw of the football.

It remembers that in FCBN will be able to be still in direct the party of the FC Barcelona in front of the Benfica, as well as also the rest of commitments that expect to the staff in the season 2021-22. You will be able to be to the day of the novelties of the changing room, the signings, the calendar of parties and all the relative to the Barcelona actuality through FCBN and his applications of iOS and Android, through this link.

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