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Line-ups of the Napoli-FC Barcelona of the Europa League 2021-2022

Published:24/02/2022 - 19:46h

Updated:24/02/2022 - 20:11h

Xavi Hernández has revealed the line-up with which FC Barcelona will face Napoli at the Stadio Diego Armando Maradona in the second leg of the Europa League play-offs. This is the XI of Barça: Ter Stegen; Dest, Hammered, Araújo, Jordi Alba; Busquets, Frenkie de Jong, Pedri; Adama, Aubameyang and Ferran

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The FC Barcelona plays the 'life' this Thursday in the Stadio Diego Armando Maradona, in the corresponding party to the turn of the play offs of the Europe League 2021-2022. The blaugrana did not happen of the tie in the crash of the gone, contested in the Camp Nou (1-1), and now will have to look for an importantísima victory that allow them go in in the bass drum for the draw of the eighth of final of the European competition.

It supposes a complete challenge for the team directed by Xavi Hernández, in a stadium that will paint of celestial completely to support to the Napoli of Spalletti. From both clubs recognise that not to classify to the following phase would be a big disappointment, reason by which the duel of tonight supposes a true final so much for the culés as for the napolitanos. The culés come of a goleada balsámica in front of Valencia (1-4) and with the illusion renewed because the 'effect Xavi' begins to see reflected no only in the game of the Barça, but also in the results, although the team still has a long way by in front to achieve his more reliable version and regulate.

For this, will be key to leave of Italy with a victory that allow to the culés be in the draw of this Friday. It is to win or at all for the Catalans, reason by which the trainer of Terrassa has not saved at all in his alignment title, although it arrived to Naples with a few drops by injury: Ansu Fati, Sergi Roberto, Samuel Umtiti, Alejandro Balde, Memphis Depay and Clément Lenglet, although these two have trained with the group from the Monday. Likewise, they will not be available Jutglà, Ez Abde and the own Dani Alves after have not been inscribed in the Europe League.

The XI of the FC Barcelona and Napoli

  • XI of the Napoli: Meret; I Gave Lorenzo, Koulibaly, Rrahamni, Mário Rui; Demme, Fabián; Elmas, Zielinski, Insigne; Osimhen.
  • XI of the FC Barcelona: Ter Stegen; Dest, Piqué, Araújo, Jordi Alba; Busquets,Frenkie de Jong, Pedri; Adama, Aubameyang y Ferran.
  • Bench of the FC Barcelona: Riqui Puig, Dembélé, Braithwaite, Net, Luuk of Jong, Mingueza, Eric García, Nico, Gavi and Arnau Tenas.

Xavi Hernández has not saved at all in his alignment to confront to the Naples and has presented several novelties. Ferran Torres is the big surprise in the eleven. The Valencian will not rest, as it came informing from does days and will start to title in the Stadio Diego Armando Maradona. Likewise, the one of Terrassa has left in the bench to Gavi, the one who had been one of the most stood out players in the last parties.

The rest of the protagonists were the predictable. Xavi wants a very offensive team, but that it was firm in the defence. Thus, it has opted by Marc-André ter Stegen under the three sticks and in the saga has not moved at all: Sergiño Dest repeats like right side, and the couple of head offices will be conformed by Gerard Hammered and Ronald Araújo, whereas in the left will situate Jordi Alba.

In the centre of the field, the trainer of Terrassa has opted for repeating his more reliable trident, with Sergio Busquets like defensive pivote and accompanied by Frenkie of Jong and Pedri González like interiors. They will expect in the bench, by an opportunity, Gavi and Nico. Finally, it has taken out to his forward of 'gala', with Adama Traoré and Ferran Torres by the extremes and Aubameyang like leading centre.

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