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The Koundé/Araújo duo wants to once again be the antidote to the 'Mbappé effect'

Published:15/04/2024 - 23:05h

Updated:16/04/2024 - 04:25h

FC Barcelona is aware that, if they want to maintain the advantage against PSG and qualify for the semi-finals, one of the keys will be to 'minimize' a Kylian Mbappé who went unnoticed in the first leg.

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They subtract few hours so that the FC Barcelona define if it will be or no in the semifinals of the Champions League. Before, they have to surpass to Paris Saint-Germain to the that already surpassed in the Park of the Princes by the minimum (2-3) and that showed a very poor version on the terrain of game. One of the main reasons was the low level offered by Kylian Mbappé, the one who was called to lead ofensivamente to his team in which it could be his last season in the capital of France.

The one of Bondy happened careless, entirely. It participated in the goal of Ousmane Dembélé, but little more. The Barça found, with Jules Koundé and Ronald Araújo, the formula to minimise it and avoid that it received and defined with comfort. The consequence was that the PSG signed less occasions of face to the area of Marc-André ter Stegen. Mbappé Is, definitely, the main offensive resource of the Parisians and without him lose a lot of gunpowder.

The Barça, forced to 'minimise' to Mbappé

It split from the left band so that Marco Asensio played like false nine in an approach that did not benefit to any of the three players in attack (with Ousmane Dembélé). Everything seems to indicate to that Luis Enrique will throw to the rubbish his plan of the party of gone and will do important changes. There are two options: That between Bradley Barcola and the ex of the Barça play inside so that the two French play without mark up (that it is the option that more has benefited to the PSG in this season) or that play Gonçalo Bouquets like reference in the centre of the forward and Mbappé again thrown to the band.

The true is that, independently of the position in which it split the captain of the selection, is a player that has a lot of mobility and that if has a metre to receive and go out in career, condemns you. The Barça has to have as main mandamiento repeat the coverage that already carried out in the party of the gone, when between Jules Koundé and Ronald Araújo erased him of the map during all the party. The two, especially, were very hit in the coverage of spaces and anticipating so that the player was not comfortable.

An enormous challenge for the Barça

It will not be a simple task, but are many the options that 'repeat' the history. It will add the extra ingredient that Mbappé, as it has revealed his surroundings, has 'are' of revenge and wants to lead to his team in which it could be his last Champions League with the PSG in case that, as it seems, abandon the club this summer to leave to the Real Madrid like free agent.

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