VISITS TO NAPOLI AND MADRID
Double challenge in the Camp Nou before facing two diabolical exits
Published:13/02/2020 - 12:48h
Updated:13/02/2020 - 12:48h
The FC Barcelona fell in the Copa del Rey, but keeps the illusion in Liga and Champions. From here to the 1 March will be four challenges of ascending difficulty, first in the Camp Nou and then abroad
The victory harvested in front of the Real Betis (2-3) has given something of oxygen to the FC Barcelona to face with greater confidence the next marked challenges in the calendar. The eliminations suffered in the Supercopa of Spain and the Glass of Rey have hurt, and with Quique Setién recently arrived the staff still is adapting to the multiple changes that has experienced along the last weeks.
These days of rest and preparation in the Ciutat Esportiva are coming of perlas so that the heavy weights recover energies and so that all the team, in definite, assimilate better some of the concepts that tries to establish the technical body of Quique Setién. Of here to 1 March, the FC Barcelona will go back to face challenges that will mark his degree of competitiveness in the two tournaments that still has options to win: LaLiga and the Champions League.
The Getafe of Pepe Bordalás will visit the Camp Nou this next Saturday, and will do it like third qualifier in the domestic competition. The picture azulón will go out to bite in the sanctuary culé and the Barcelona will have to be prepared to face up to the big disclosure of the championship. It will be the first of the two proofs of fire for the Barça in his stadium, before confronting to two really diabolical exits.
After the Getafe, will be the Eibar the attendant to travel until the City Condal next Saturday 22 February. And, hardly three days later, will touch him to the Barça move with reason of the gone of eighth of final of the League of Champions. The Napoli-Barça will play on 25 February, with an Italian team that seems to have resurgido of his ashes in the last weeks.
The Real Madrid-FC Barcelona, decisive crash in LaLiga
And the same week, the Sunday 1 March, the FC Barcelona will go back to displace to face the one who possibly was the most complicated exit of the course. The culés will confront in Santiago Bernabéu to a Real Madrid that already was about to to carry the three points of the Camp Nou in December, and that of here to some weeks will try to win to the Barça to leave practically sentenced LaLiga.
The ones of Quique Setién, by his part, will have the opportunity to hold with the two hands to the fight by the title of League Santander in case to achieve the victory in the stadium of the eternal rival. To the Barcelona has given him very well play in the Bernabéu during the last years, and it will be necessary to see if in this 2020 follows the good series or, by the contrary, the ones of Zidane carry the cat to the water. Challenges of height, in any case, for a Barça that it wants to rearm these days to give the surprise in the fight by LaLiga and the Champions League.