Xavi Hernández en la final de la Supercopa de España


Xavi's planning for United-Barça in the Europa League

Published:21/02/2023 - 14:41h

Updated:22/02/2023 - 12:37h

Barça will arrive with several significant casualties for the return commitment of the Europa League. Xavi will have to make adjustments to all his lines to qualify at Old Trafford

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The FC Barcelona will land this Thursday in England to contest the commitment of dieciseisavos of final of Europe League in front of the Manchester United. The Barcelona will not have the presence of Pedri, by a muscular injury, neither neither of Gavi, by accumulation of cards. To them it adds them the drop of Ousmane Dembélé, the one who keeps in the dry dam while it recovers of a physical damage.

It is thus that Xavi Hernández will have to do different movements inside the eleven with regard to the gone, where equalised 2-2 with Marcus Rashford totally desatado. A priori, the sides could return to his diagram 'original' with Jules Koundé by the right and Alejandro Balde in the left. The technician would opt by the speed of the canterano for the desbordes and like this accompany to his mates in attack. Nevertheless, Jordi Alba also will be to the expectation by his hierarchy and experience.

By his part, the defensive pair would go back to be conformed by Ronald Araújo and Andreas Christensen, leaving in the bench to Marcos Alonso especially because Erik have Hag used to Rashford like leading centre in his visit to the temple culé. The medullary is where more movement could have and so much Sergio Busquets like Frenkie of Jong would have to be leading. It remains descifrar if the Barça will play with a diagram of four midfield players or with three forwards, what would leave the leaf of route more than clear-cut.

Changes in three chambers of field

In case to opt by three attackers, Franck Kessié would be the third member of the medullary, whereas Raphinha, Robert Lewandowski and a lit Ferran Torres would be those that greater integers would have to start of start. In case to use again four midfield player, Sergi Roberto would do act of presence inside the eleven and the front of attack only would have the Brazilian and the ariete Polish.

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