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Line-ups of the Athletic Club-FC Barcelona of the Copa del Rey 2019-20
Published:6/02/2020 - 19:59h
Updated:6/02/2020 - 20:04h
Quique Setién has revealed the line-up with which the FC Barcelona will play against the Athletic in San Mamés. This is the XI of the Barça: Ter Stegen; Semedo, Piqué, Lenglet, Jordi Alba; Busquets, Rakitic, De Jong, S. Roberto; Messi and Ansu Fati
The FC Barcelona measures this Thursday 6 February to the Athletic Club in Saint Mamés, with reason of the round of quarter-finals of the Glass of the King 2019-20. It treats of a party of big difficulty, taking into account the quality of the rival and the plus of motivation that is used to to have when it plays in The Cathedral in front of his fans, the player number twelve of the team.
After having goleado to the Leganés (5-0) in the previous round, the Barça confronts now to a proof of fire when playing in front of one of the historical of the competition of the KO. It fits to remember, by the way, that the Athletic Club already has won to the Barcelona in Saint Mamés this same season 2019-20, in the first day of LaLiga when a goal of Aduriz undid the tables in the discount.
The FC Barcelona will try to dominate the party to base of possession of balloon, but without falling in the horizontalidad neither the fault of depth. It will be vital, besides, that the team work as it is owed in the recovery of balloon after loss, unless they want to suffer contragolpes lethal.
It will not have it at all easy the Barça given the entity of the rival, and besides the culés visit The Cathedral with the drops of Luis Suárez and Ousmane Dembélé in the front of attack, without explaining the one of the Net acting goalkeeper Walled. In spite of everything, the team is convinced that it can show a big level in front of the 'lions' and carry the note that classify them for the semifinals of the tournament.
The XI of Athletic Club and FC Barcelona
- XI of the Athletic Club: Unai Simón; Layer, Yeray, Núñez, Í. Martínez, Yuri; Vesga, Dani García; Raúl García, Muniain and Williams.
- XI of the FC Barcelona: Ter Stegen; Semedo, Hammered, Lenglet, Jordi Alba; Busquets, Rakitic, Of Jong, S. Roberto; Messi and Ansu Fati
- Bench of the Barça: Iñaki Crag, Arturo Vidal, Umtiti, Junior, Griezmann, Arthur and Hill.
The eleven of the Barça arrives with some novelty. Semedo Will go back to act in the right lane of the defence, with Hammered and Lenglet in the axis and Jordi Alba that will go back to be present in the eleven, with the aim to defend the goal of Marc-André ter Stegen. Of Jong, Busquets, Sergi Roberto and Rakitic will complete a centre of the field done very populated to dominate the possession and control the game, whereas Messi and Ansu Fati will form pair of attack.
The Athletic Club, by his part, will go out to give it everything in front of his fans with the will to win to the Barça or, at least, do a good party that allow them arrive to the extention and to the penaltis. The Barcelona knows of leftovers the dangerousness of the Basque team in his stadium, and will try to cover the backs not to suffer contragolpes that can result lethal. The luck is thrown.