Lamine Yamal y Ferran Torres

LAMINE OR FERRAN, XAVI'S BIG DOUBT

Lamine Yamal and Ferran Torres will compete for a place in the Barça forward line

Published:3/10/2023 - 22:48h

Updated:3/10/2023 - 22:48h

Xavi, who has practically defined his starting eleven, faces a difficult decision for the Champions League match against Porto. The one from Terrassa will have to evaluate two great options, Lamine Yamal and Ferran Torres, to determine who will be the starter in the match against the Portuguese

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The FC Barcelona will confront this Wednesday to the Port wine in the Champions League. This party foresees complicated because of the hierarchy and specific weight of the combined Portuguese, those who reaffirmed his candidature to the first place of the Group H when winning him to the Shakhtar Donetsk by 1-3 in the opening day of this magno contest.

Regarding the alignment of the Barça, Xavi Hernández probably will opt by an offensive diagram 4-3-3. Ter Stegen Will be in the goal, with Joãor Cancel and Alejandro Balde in the sides, and Jules Koundé and Andreas Christensen or Ronald Araújo like head offices. In the centre of the field, Gavi and Ilkay Gündogan would be the interiors, whereas Oriol Romeu will occupy the position of pivote.

Now, regarding the forward, the situation changes a bit. Since there is not another leading available centre, Robert Lewandowski outlines like titling. Besides, Joao Félix has consolidated in the left extreme of the square of the City Condal. Nevertheless, in the right lane there is a debate on who would have to play between Lamine Yamal and Ferran Torres, both in good moment.

Lamine Or Ferran Who is the favourite to be headline?

Up to now, according to the statistics, Lamine Yamal seems to be the favourite to be headline. Xavi Hernández has showed in several occasions that trusts he, since it has been headline in four of the nine parties of the season in LaLiga and the UEFA Champions League. In general, it has participated in all the meetings, already was as headline (4) or as acting (5), accumulating a total of 434 minutes and two assistances.

On the other hand, Ferran 'Shark' Torres has been mayormente used like revulsivo, with alone three titularities, one of which was as leading centre. In spite of having less time of game, has been more effective, since it has converted three targets in 298 minutes. Therefore, also it is an attractive option for Xavi Hernández, the one who in the first party of the season in the Champions League opted by Raphinha like titling.

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