Manolas was hangman of the Barcelona

NOW IT PLAYS IN THE NAPLES

Barça reunites with Manolas, in executioner of Rome

Published:16/12/2019 - 21:05h

Updated:16/12/2019 - 21:05h

In 2018, FC Barcelona was eliminated from the Champions League by Roma thanks to the goal of a Kostas Manolas who now plays in Naples, the next European rival of the Catalans

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This Monday, the FC Barcelona has known his next rival in the Champions League: the Naples. The Italian team was not the most powerful that could touch -expected two 'heavy weights' of the Premier League like Chelsea or the Tottenham Hortspur of José Mourinho- but yes an opponent that will not give any ease and that during the last seasons has showed that it is a 'big' of the Italian league.

Besides, in the Naples plays a footballer that in 2018 turned into an authentic nightmare for the FC Barcelona: Kostas Manolas. In that moment, the Greek defence was footballer of the Rome, opponent of the FC Barcelona in that edition of the Champions League that finished of cruel way for the Barcelona group.

In that eliminatory, touched to play the party of gone in the Camp Nou and, in spite of the equality that there was between the two teams regarding game, the FC Barcelona finish goleando to the team of the Italian capital. Daniele of Rossi and the own Manolas marked in own door, while Gerard Hammered and Luis Suárez completed the goleada, maquillada with a goal of Edin Dzeko for the Romans.

Of face to the party of turn, expected that the culés did not happen any type of difficulty to defend the income of three goals, but everything began to change very soon. To the six minutes of game, Edin Dzeko inaugurated the marker to give hope to the Italians, that dominated from beginning to end in the first time and followed doing it in the second.

Daniele of Rossi, of penalti, put the fear in the leather of the culés, that seemed totally sunk physically and unable to dominate the game and to brake the tackled of his rival, encouraged by his public. In the minute 82, consummated the nightmare and Manolas cabeceó a kickoff of corner to leave was to the FC Barcelona of this Champions dreamed.

Reunion with Manolas

The past summer, the Rome accepted to sell to Manolas to the Naples in return of 36 million euros and, as that the chance is wayward, the Greek will go back to find with the culés with another T-shirt. A similar case to the of Alisson, that also was present in this goleada of the Rome and that went back to confront with the culés this 2019 with the Liverpool, with another traced back of the English. Now, it touches him the turn to Manolas.

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