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THE DOUBTS OF VALVERDE

Valverde's doubts in the lineup of Barça against Dortmund

Published:25/11/2019 - 20:23h

Updated:25/11/2019 - 20:23h

Ernesto Valverde has two clear doubts for the eleven he will draw against Borussia Dortmund on Wednesday in the Champions League. The Barcelona coach must make a forced change in the center of the defense and could make another in the lead

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The FC Barcelona will confront this Wednesday to the Borussia Dortmund in the Camp Nou. The culés have to win to the Germans to certify of mathematical way his pass to the eighth of final of Champions League like leader of group. A tie or a defeat could complicate to a large extent the presence of the culés in the following round.

Ernesto Valverde has practically decided the alignment that will take out against the group germano, but in his head there is two big doubts. The first is in defence, since Gerard Hammered will not be able to play by sanction and Clément Lenglet has annoyances. The another is in the forward, since Antoine Griezmann was to a level bajísimo in Leganés and could begin the crash against the Borussia in the bench.

In Butarque, the 'Txingurri' took out a new defence with Wagué and Junior Firpo in the sides, and Hammered and Samuel Umtiti in the centre. The Madrilenian put in serious difficulties to the culés in the first 20 minutes and the feeling that left the defensive line was not good. Against the Dortmund, Sergi Roberto will go back after the sanction in League and will be in the right-handed side. The doubt is if Lenglet will arrive or no against the ones of Favre.

If the ex sevillista can play and recovers of his annoyances, will play in the centre of the saga beside Umtiti. The ex of the Lyon will repeat titularity by the drop of Hammered and his presence, unless lesione, gives by safe. If Lenglet does not arrive, could play Ronald Araújo, that has advanced to Todibo in the rotation. Junior will keep in the left covering the injury of Jordi Alba.

Dembélé And Griezmann compete by a place

In the forward, the bajísimo been of form of Antoine Griezmann opens him the doors of the titularity to Ousmane Dembélé. The ex of the Dortmund already went of the game in Leganés with this odd training of four attackers and was better that the ex rojiblanco. The '17' was substituted and hardly took part in the game in the time that was on the field. Dembélé Was not to big level, but at least took part more, desequilibró to his way and gave him speed to the Barça up. Valverde Always shows predilection by Griezmann, but can not descartar to the extreme.

Finally, in the midfield seems that it will go back Arthur Melo, that was not in the list against the Leganés. The trainer barcelonista gave him rest and everything aims that it will be of the game in Champions. Beside him they would have to be Sergio Busquets and Frenkie of Jong. The only change that could have is the incursion of Arturo Vidal by the Brazilian, although the most likely is that the Chilean go out in the second part.

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