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Published:16/01/2021 - 20:01h

Updated:17/01/2021 - 20:03h

The Barcelona will confront to the Athletic of Bilbao in the final of the Supercopa of Spain, with the mission to achieve the first title of the season

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This Sunday, to the 21:00 hours, the FC Barcelona will confront to the Athletic of Bilbao, by the final of the Supercopa of Spain, in the stadium The Cartuja, of Seville. The ones of Ronald Koeman arrive to the meeting definitorio of the contest after winning to the Real Sociedad in the semifinals, in a party that was marked by the high voltage that produced and by the excelsa performance of Marc-André Ter Stegen in the statutory time, the extention and the penal.

By his part, the Athletic of Bilbao arrived to the final of the Supercopa afterwards to delete to the Real Madrid in the previous party, by 1-2. The ones of Marcelino entrusted to Raúl García, the one who sent to the ones of Zinedine Zidane of turn to the capital of Spain with a doublet and, although Karim Benzema marked the one of the honour for the "Merengues" and the referee did to play almost 10 minutes in the aggregated, the whites could not revertir the marker.

The meeting has the great importance to mean the possibility that the Barcelona conquer the first title of the season and of Ronald Koeman like trainer culé. Incidentally, it could be the first trophy achieved by the team from the season ancestor, by what, to win , will be a big impulse of confidence in the staff and in the technical body.

Important drops and uncertainty with Messi

The Barcelona arrives to this meeting with the drops that comes dragging from does some months already, as they are it the ones of Sergi Roberto, Gerard Hammered, Philippe Coutinho and Ansu Fati. Incidentally, the party is marked by the uncertainty about the participation of Lionel Messi in the same, given the physical annoyances that moved away to the Argentinian of the semifinal in front of the Real Sociedad.

Although it did not say present in the first meeting of the Supercopa, Messi has trained the Saturday with his mates and has not been totally descartado to participate in the final in front of the Athletic. However, the decision on his inclusion in the eleven headline and in the options like acting will be taken by Koeman and his technical body during the same morning of the Sunday.

Regarding the possible drops of the Athletic of Bilbao, Unai López presents like the only player that could not being available for the technical Marcelino, of face to this important party. The cause of his drop would be a problem in his knee, situation that would keep it moved away of the fields until further notice.

To erase a horrible memory

The pairing of the Barcelona and the Athletic of Bilbao in a party definitorio of the Supercopa of Spain evokes memories very little gratos to the surroundings of the picture culé, because of the antecedent between both clubs and by the same tournament, produced in the 2015. In said clash, the Basques, directed by the also ex Barcelona technical director Ernesto Valverde, imposed by a global of 5-1 to the Catalans and carried the trophy.

In the idea, the party began of the worst way for the Barcelona, thanks to the one who went his hero in the semifinal of the Supercopa current, Marc-André Ter Stegen. The cancerbero German sent, of head, the balloon to the centre of the field and east was taken by Mikel SaintJosé , the one who quickly shot from his position and marked a golazo from the midfield that, joined to the hat-trick marked by Aritz Aduriz, culminated in a scandalous 4-0 against delos culés.

For the turn, the directed in that then by Luis Enrique were unable of revertir the result, marking an alone goal and seeing like his black beast, Aduriz, empataba the actions time afterwards. Given this memory, the Barcelona no only has the task to bring the Supercopa of Spain to the Camp Nou again, since the mission culé also goes through to do that this antecedent was erased by an excellent performance.

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