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JOAO HAS A HARD TIME STARTING AGAINST PSG

The return of the best Joao Felix 'clashes' with Raphinha's best moment

Published:15/04/2024 - 09:47h

Updated:16/04/2024 - 04:38h

Joao Felix was losing stripes on Barça's left wing due to Xavi's idea of using four midfielders, but now that he is having a great present, the Portuguese is overtaken by a better one from another end of the squad

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In a party without too much shine and with little to highlight, Joao Félix was the best footballer of the FC Barcelona in the visit to the Cádiz the past Saturday. The forward marked the only goal of the crash thanks to a spectacular Chilean that invented in a shot of corner, giving the three points to the Barcelona club, but besides being by moments the offensive leader of the team of Xavi Hernández.

The culés did the duties in the New Mirandilla, allowing arrive to the Classical of the next week with the same eight points of difference with the Real Madrid, as it has been in six last days. This current moment of the season coincides with seeing again to a Joao Félix very decided when it treats to attack to the rival, although his postulación to keep like a fixed in the XI of the Barça has an important complication.

Raphinha Plays 'against' of Joao Félix

And it is not more neither less than Raphinha, the current owner of the left extreme in the eleven Barcelona headline after having adapted of big way to this role the last month, precisely when the Portuguese was absent in some parties by an injury of ankle. The Brazilian, 'displaced' of the right by Lamine Yamal, aims to repeat like titling in front of the PSG, especially after his doublet in the Park of the Princes, condemning like this to Joao Félix to the bench, at least once again.

Besides, it is necessary to highlight that to tactical level, the presence of Raphinha from the start has much more felt if we take into account that for the party of turn, that will play this Tuesday, will be of return the always dangerous Hakimi. And it is that the left-handed footballer, unlike the luso, is much more involved in defensive tasks and that will be an important factor to try contain to the Moroccan, another big weapon of Luis Enrique in his visit to Montjuïc.

The Portuguese is crossing a moment sweet

Regarding the options of Joao Félix, to the one who no can him descartar totally, Xavi already stood out after the duel in front of the cádiz that the Portuguese is in a moment sweet of game and is "exploding all his talent" and that besides is standing out by his tarpaulin in front of door. Reason does not be missing him to the míster if we take into account that it is the third maximum goleador of the Barça with 10 targets, only surpassed by Lewandowski, with 20 goals, and Ferran, with 11. Precisely the chamber of this list is Raphinha, with 8.

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