Messi, during the duel suspender belt against the Leganés


Analysis of Leganés, the next Barça opponent in Copa del Rey

Published:24/01/2020 - 15:07h

Updated:24/01/2020 - 15:28h

FC Barcelona will face the Leganés in a single match -disputed at the Camp Nou- in the round of 16 of the Copa del Rey. An affordable rival that the Catalans cannot trust

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The FC Barcelona already knows which will be his rival of face to the eighth of final of the Glass of Rey. The culés will confront to the Leganés to only party in the Camp Nou, since the ball of the Barcelona group was extracted of the bass drum before that the one of the picture 'pepinero'. The ones of Quique Setién split like favourites, but will not be able to fiarse against a rival that has improved a lot his game in the last weeks.

The Madrilenian picture initiated the present campaign with a very bad series of results that propició the cessation of Mauritius Pellegrino, the technician that initiated the campaign. Luis Cembranos turned into the interim technician -directed three parties- until the arrival of Javier Aguirre, a trainer that has achieved to change the line of results in spite of that it still has not attained to take out of the descent to the 'pepineros'.

In the three previous rounds of the Glass of Rey, the Leganés has imposed to the Andorra of Gerard Hammered (by penaltis), to the Real Murcia (0-4) and to the Ebro (0-1). In LaLiga Santander, the picture blanquiazul is penultimate with 14 points, situating to four of the salvation, after having won three parties, empatado five and stray 12.

Nevertheless, the Leganés will arrive to the Camp Nou as second worse instrument visitor of the category without having won neither an alone party out of house in the present course, having obtained only four points of the 27 possible in four ties, conco defeats and any victory. In the only precedent between both in the current campaign, the Barça imposed in Butarque (1-2).

Historical precedents

The FC Barcelona and the Leganés never have confronted in an eliminatory of Glass of Rey. To date, both groups have confronted in until seven occasions, all they in the national championship of LaLiga and all very recent. The balance is very favourable to the Barcelona group, that has imposed in six occasions.

The only victory that the Leganés has achieved on the Barça took place the sixth day of the past season and did not go in the Camp Nou, stage of the eliminatory copera of this campaign, but it was in Butarque (2-1). It treats of a duel of bitter memory for the culés, that went winning the meeting but that, in two individual errors sucedidos in an alone minute, threw all the work by earth.

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