DAY 3 OF CHAMPIONS LEAGUE
Alignments of the Barcelona-Manchester City (Champions J3)
Published:19/10/2016 - 19:41h
Updated:19/10/2016 - 19:41h
Vibrant party in the Camp Nou between FC Barcelona and Manchester City (20.45 hours), relative to the third day of the phase of groups of the UEFA Champions League 2016-17. Luis Enrique planted to the eleven of gala to receive to Pep Guardiola
After the stop by selections to the that the Barça arrived with bad flavour of mouth after falling in LaLiga 2016-2017 in front of the Celtic, the ones of Luis Enrique recovered the good feelings in the domestic competition goleando in the Camp Nou to the Sportive of The Coruña (4-0). This Wednesday, with Leo Messi, Samuel Umtiti, Jordi Alba, Rakitic and Sergi Roberto already recovered of his respective injuries, to the culés touched them receive to a rival of a lot of greater weight, the Manchester City, in one of the big duels of the season in the UEFA Champions League for the Barcelona group.
This is the XI of the Barcelona in front of the Manchester City
XI of the FC Barcelona: Ter Stegen; Mascherano, Hammered, S.Umtiti, J. Alba; Busquets, Rakitic, To. Iniesta; Neymar, Leo Messi and Luis Suárez.
Bench: Masip, S. Roberto, Rafinha, André Gomes, Burn Turan, Mathieu and Paco Alcácer.
XI of the Manchester City: Bravo; Zabaleta, Otamendi, Stones, Kolarov; Fernandinho, Gündogan, Silva; Sterling, Nolito and Of Bruyne.
To face the meeting, the FC Barcelona had available to the big majority of his players between which stood out the return of the players quoted previously. The eleven of gala, in fact, did not pose doubts to exception of if Luis Enrique would decide to plant to Javier Mascherano or to Samuel Umtiti like companion of Gerard Hammered in the saga, although the French split with advantage when having rested the Saturday. At the end, they went out the two of start and Roberto remained in the bench to the not being still filmed.
The eleven already came preceded of a list of summoned of "Struggle", in which the Asturian technician wanted to summon to the 21 available players, although shortly before the party would finish descartando to three of them fruit of the big existent competitiveness by the minutes, especially after they have recovered until five players in less than a week.
With this eleven, the will of Luis Enrique in the Camp Nou was more than clear: achieve a new triumph and follow litigating by the leadership of the Group C of UEFA Champions League, just before facing a complicated crash in League Santander next Saturday in Mestalla against Valencia CF, a rival that always is used to to put problems to the culés in his field.