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A NOVELTY IN THE XI OF XAVI

Athletic Club-FC Barcelona: Line-ups for the quarterfinals of the Copa del Rey

Published:24/01/2024 - 20:32h

Updated:24/01/2024 - 20:43h

Xavi Hernández revealed the lineup with which FC Barcelona will visit Athletic in San Mamés to play the quarterfinals of the Copa del Rey. This is Barça's XI: Peña; Koundé, Araújo, Christensen, Balde; Frenkie de Jong, Gündogan, Pedri; Lamine, Lewandowski and Ferran

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The FC Barcelona has this Wednesday from the 21:30 hours of the night in Saint Mamés an authentic final anticipated against the Athletic Club. The culés visit to the bilbaínos to play the quarter-finals of the Glass of the King in a duel of 'titanes' of the that well could go out the next champion of the title copero. A party complicated for the Barcelona, that will have to give his best version to be able to happen to the 'semis' of the tournament.

Xavi Hernández knows of the difficulty and the importance of the duel and therefore it has tried to take out the XI more competitive that has at present available. The Catalan trainer has had two high vital for this duel, as they are the one of Joao Cancel, that lesionó on 4 January in The Palms and that has not recovered up to now, and the one of Andreas Christensen, that had a physical problem against the Unionistas that did him lose the commitment of League in front of the Betis, but that already goes back to be healthy.

Alignments of the Athletic- FC Barcelona of chambers of Glass

  • XI of the Athletic: Aguirrezabala; Lekue, Walls, Vivian, Yuri; Vesga, Meadows, Sancet, Adu Ares, Nico Williams; Guruzeta.
  • XI of the FC Barcelona: Crag; Koundé, Araújo, Christensen, Balde; Frenkie of Jong, Gündogan, Pedri; Lamine, Lewandowski and Ferran.
  • Bench of the FC Barcelona: Astralaga, Joao Félix, Oriol Romeu, Cancel, Vitor Roque, Sergi Roberto, Aron, H. Fort, Guiu and Cubarsí.

Finally, the trainer barcelonista has opted for giving him continuity to the XI that won to the Betis does some days, with the only exception of Pau Cubarsí, that leaves his place to the recovered Christensen. The Danish compatirá centre of the defence with Ronald Araújo, with Jules Koundé again in the right side. Of this form, the technician reinforces the saga with a central experienced and gives him 'wings' to Alejandro Balde by the left, where will exert almost like an extreme.

The rest of the alignment is the expected, with three midfield players and three attackers in the usual 4-3-3. especulaba With that Xavi could change of system to the 4-4-2 to strengthen the midfield, doing without an extreme, but finally has not been like this. Lamine Yamal and Ferran Torres will go back to be the bands of the Barcelona and Lewandowski, that was not at all well in the Villamarín, the main offensive reference.

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