THE ROME OF MOURINHO, WAITING
Barça could face another Italian team at Joan Gamper 2022
Published:22/03/2022 - 01:45h
Updated:22/03/2022 - 01:50h
FC Barcelona will officially present the squad for the 2022-23 season on August 6 or 7 at the 57th edition of the Joan Gamper Trophy, which in this edition could include the participation of José Mourinho's Roma, according to 'SPORT '
The edition number 57 of the Trophy Joan Gamper could explain again with the participation of an Italian club. Lto Rome, group directed by José Mourinho, outlines like one of the possible rivals of the FC Barcelona for the traditional friendly party with which the club presents formally to the staff that will contest the following season and that in 2021 had the presence of the Juventus.
In 2021, the still directed team by Ronald Koeman goleó 3-0 to the 'Juve' in a party contested for the first time in the the Stadium Johan Cruyff because of the sanitary restrictions by the pandemia of the Covid-19 implemented by the Generalitat. The Barça imposed with so many of Memphis Depay, Martin Braitwaite and Riqui Puig in a marked party by the recent exit of Leo Messi of the institution.
For 2022, the good moment that cross the 'giallorossi' has planted them in the diary culé to close the pre-season. The ones of Mourinho add eight parties without losing and the Sunday golearon to the Lazio in the derbi roman (3-0) with a big performance in the first part, where achieved to resolve the party with goals of Tammy Abraham (doublet) and Nicolo Zaniolo. With the three points, the Rome rises to the sixth place of the table with 51 points, same quantity that the Atalanta (a party less) and to 8 of the Juventus, chamber with 59 units.
Besides, 'The Wolf' has attained to classify for the quarter-finals of the UEFA Conference League, also known like the 'Europe League II'. The Bodø/Glimt expects them after deleting to the AZ Alkmaar of the Low Countries. The roman group outlines like one of the big favourites to win the first edition of the tournament together with the Leicester, the Feyenoord and the Olympique Marseilles.
A decade invictos in the Gamper
The last time that the Barça lost an edition of the Trophy Joan Gamper was in 2012. The team directed by the died Ttito Vilanova fell in front of the Sampdoria with a goal of Roberto Soriano in the minute 2 (0-1), in a party that the culés took advantage of to give shooting to the majority of players of the filial, between them Marc Bartra, Gerard Deulofeu and Sergi Roberto. The culés would win LaLiga this year with 100 points, equalising the record of the Madrid of the previous season.