DAY 3 OF THE CHAMPIONS
Alignments of the J3 of Champions: Barça-Olympiacos
Published:17/10/2017 - 09:45h
Updated:18/10/2017 - 22:32h
After harvesting the first tie suspender belt, the Barça wants to go back to the senda of the victory and keep his series in Champions. For this will have to win to the Olympiacos, a rival to the that never have confronted . These are the eleven elected by Valverde
Far of the stop and with the motivation to the maximum after empatar against the Athletic, the FC Barcelona wants to go back to a plenary of victories to the that still aspires in Champions. In his sight appears the Olympiacos, a rival known by Ernesto Valverde but stranger for the Barcelona, since never they have crossed before. With the Juventus and the Sporting struggling by the second place, the group culé has to do the duties against the feeblest rival of the group.
For the duel, the Catalans arrive with the drops of Ousmane Dembélé, Rafinha, Burn Turan and Jordi Alba, lesionados, whereas Thomas Vermaelen and Aleix Vidal remain went by technical decision. Ernesto Valverde proposes an eleven of full guarantees and in which it does not reserve at all, and in which it goes back to go in after several parties Gerard Deulofeu.
This is the XI of the Barça in front of the Olympiacos
XI of the FC Barcelona: Ter Stegen; Sergi Roberto, Hammered, Umtiti, Digne; Paulinho, Busquets, Iniesta; Deulofeu, Messi and Suárez.
XI of the Olympiacos: Proto; Koutris, Botía, Nikolaou, Elabdellaoui; Romao, Gillet, Zdjelar; Carcela, Odjidja and Androutsos.
Bench of the Barça: Cillessen, Semedo, Mascherano, Rakitic, Alcácer, Denis, André Gomes.
As it already has done some times in the Camp Nou, there will be some rotations in the eleven of Ernesto Valverde, in which they appear the own Deulofeu, Paulinho and Sergi Roberto like right side. The Txingurri has warned that the group heleno will not come of walk to the coliseo Barcelona, by what does not want to take risks in the first of the two clashes that can approach him to the eliminatory phase of the Champions. Andrés Iniesta will go back to form between the headlines, confirming that for the technician is one of the indisputable .
The Olympiacos, by his part, will tackle the complicated mission to surprise to the leader of his group, the FC Barcelona. After two days without marking and with only two so many annotated, the Greeks will try to do strong from a defence that could include an individual labeling to Leo Messi. Besides, they will look for the speed to the against to have of some option to advance .