DAY 22 OF LALIGA
Alignments of the J22 of LaLiga: Espanyol-FC Barcelona
Published:2/02/2018 - 10:10h
Updated:4/02/2018 - 18:00h
The revancha of the derbi of Glass of the King between the Espanyol and the Barça arrives in a crucial week for the Barcelona, that play the Thursday his presence in the final copera. However, the League awaits in Cornellà. These are the eleven headlines
The FC Barcelona and the RCD Espanyol will have to see the faces again a week and average after the Barcelona deleted to the blanquiazules in the quarter-finals of the Glass of Rey. The party will take place today, in the stadium of Cornellà-The Prat, from the 16:15 hours. The espanyolistas will look for the revancha of the derbi copero whereas the culés will treat to keep the distances in the leadership.
Although it already remains little to start with to recover effective, the infirmary still defines the list of drops for the meeting. To the physical problems of Ousmane Dembélé -that already trains with the rest of the team- and Thomas Vermaelen, has joined the drop of André Gomes, that although it already has the high doctor has not arrived to time to prepare against the Espanyol.
This is the XI of the Barça in front of the RCD Espanyol
XI of the Espanyol: Diego López; Marc Navarro, David López, Naldo, Aarón; Granary, Víctor Sánchez, Darder; Baptistao, Gerard, Jury.
XI of the FC Barcelona: Ter Stegen; Semedo, Hammered, Umtiti, Digne; Busquets, Iniesta, Paulinho, Coutinho; Suárez and Alcácer.
Bench of the Barça: Cillessen, Alba, Mina, Denis, Sergi Roberto, Rakitic, Messi.
From 'FCBN' informed during the week on the plans of Ernesto Valverde regarding the rotations. Finally the technician extremeño has surprised with two 'bombs', leaving to Jordi Alba and Leo Messi in the bench of start. Paco Alcácer and Digne will be his substitutes.
The Espanyol will try to go back to repeat the gesta of the party of gone of the quarter-finals of the Glass of Rey, where achieved to manacle to the FC Barcelona and carry the victory by the minimum with a goal of Melendo. The counterattack will be the most powerful weapon of the team of Quique Sánchez Flores.