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THE DERBI OF GLASS OF REY COLEA

The Barça, to the round of a Cornellà-The Prat that clama revenge

Published:2/02/2018 - 09:35h

Updated:4/02/2018 - 17:43h

Third round between the RCD Espanyol and the FC Barcelona in few weeks. After the Barcelona carried the eliminatory of the Glass of Rey, the espanyolistas will look for to repeat the party of gone in which they attained to impose by the minimum

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After achieving defeat to Valencia in the party of gone of the semifinals of the Glass of Rey, to the FC Barcelona touches him go back to the League Santander. And it will do it against a very special rival, the RCD Espanyol, victim of the Barcelona team in the eliminatory of quarter-finals of the championship copero. The two teams of Barcelona see again the faces in a new derbi, that will take place hardly a week and average after the traced back Barcelona in the Camp Nou.

Cornellà-The Prat will live to the 16:15 hours a new round of the eternal intimate enemies of the City Condal. Ernesto Valverde follows without having of men like Thomas Vermaelen or Ousmane Dembélé, still recovering of his physical annoyances neither of André Gomes, that in spite of that it already is recovered of his ailments estomacales has not arrived to time to go in in the list of summoned, that presents the only novelty of Denis Suárez with regard to the party of Glass of the King in front of Valencia.

The team of Ernesto Valverde keeps on being the leader stood out of the championship suspender belt and will look for to keep the advantage with regard to his perseguidores. Keep firm in the series of results is something that antoja key so much to keep up the morals of the team as to show to Athletic of Madrid, Valencia and Real Madrid that the title of League begins to tintarse of Barcelona.

Rotations of Valverde, with the eye put in the Glass of Rey

To the FC Barcelona comes him on a calendar complicated and cluttered of parties of the three competitions. In the next dates, the Barcelona team will have to face up to practically two parties by week, something that will force to Ernesto Valverde to take important decisions to protect to his footballers of overloads it of minutes.

Ernesto Valverde plans rotar to varied of his players titled to reserve them of face to the turn of the semifinals of the Glass of the King that will take place the next week in Mestalla. The accumulation of minutes is big, the season is long, and the technician extremeño does not want to risk the physical state of his stars so that they arrive frescos in the decisive phase of the season. Cornellà-The Prat presents like one of the stages in which they can rotar some more usual pieces to give step to players like Coutinho, Alcácer or Semedo.

The Espanyol, with thirst of revenge

A derbi always is a special party, and more when it treats of a FC Barcelona-RCD Espanyol. The team blanquiazul takes his duels against the Barcelona with special intensity. And more still after the Barcelona deleted to the group 'parakeet' in the quarter-finals of Glass of the King with some back statements of Sergio Busquets and Gerard Hammered that they did not seat at all well to the club espanyolista. The motivation of the Espanyol will be maximum.

The picture blanquiazul will have in the contragolpe his more lethal weapon, since Quique Sánchez Flores has in his leading rows very in shape during the last weeks. Gerard Moreno, that carries 11 goals during the present season, is the big offensive banner of the team and one of the most lethal men, but also is necessary to be attentive to players like Sergio García, a veteran that knows very how hurt to the rival defences or Leo Baptistao, another of the players with offensive power.

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