THE FIRST MATCH, IN THE JOHAN CRUYFF
FC Barcelona will confront against FC Minsk in 1/8 of the Champions Feminine
Published:30/09/2019 - 18:56h
Updated:3/10/2019 - 00:26h
FC Barcelona wanted to avoid to Arsenal in the 1/8 of the Champions League, and has achieved it. The ones of Luis Cortés will confront against FC Minsk, a competitive but affordable rival
The draw celebrated this Monday to the midday in the central headquarters of the UEFA, in Nyon (Switzerland), has offered a FC Barcelona-FC Minsk in the round of eighth of final of the Champions League Feminine, a pairing that does not dislike to the ones of Luis Cortés, although the trainer has wanted to be wary and has remembered that it treats of a combined competitive, with a big potential up thanks to his Nigerian forwards.
The Barça already deleted to the FC Minsk in the first round of the Champions of the season 2016-17, where won 0-3 in Byelorussia in the party of gone, and 2-1 in the Miniestadi in the turn, after tracing back a goal against. "It does three seasons already coincided this eliminatory, in first phase, and remember that there yes could win by 0-3, but home the Minsk began winning by 0-1 and finally could trace back. Also we have to remember that in the previous round won to the Zúrich so much in the gone as in the turn and expect us that it will be sure an eliminatory difficult", has manifested Cortés after the draw.
The gone of the eliminatory will play in the Estadi Johan Cruyff the 16 or on 17 October, and the turn in the Minsk Stadium of the Byelorussian capital the 30 or the 31 of the same month. This situation will force to the Barça Feminine to go out concentrated from the minute one to achieve a good result in the Estadi Johan Cruyff, that allow him travel to Byelorussia with greater confidence.
"The past year, so much against the Glasgow as with the LSK, play the gone home and think that have to go out to the first party to try take out the party with the greater possible solvency to go to Minsk with advantage", signals Luis Cortés. The FC Barcelona, in any case, will confront to an affordable opponent and to the that knows well, esquivando like this to an Arsenal that was the most feared rival of which could touch in the draw.
Another interesting pairing will be the Olympique Lyon-Fortuna Hjorring, with the valid champions with everything in favour to happen of round, whereas the Athletic of Madrid will have to measure to the Manchester City in an eliminatory of height.
The Barça, with the illusion deposited in the Champions League
Karen Carney, English player and ambassador of the UEFA, has been the attendant to exert hand-held innocent during the draw that has defined the eight crosses that configure the way to Prague, where will play the final of this edition. It will be missing still a new draw –fourth and together semifinals– to finish to define the last pairings, once have finalised the eliminatory of eighth. The FC Barcelona, with a team improved and more powerful in comparison to the of the past year, will look for to go happening of round until putting in the final by second consecutive course.