Ernesto Valverde, seated in the bench of the FC Barcelona


The plan of Valverde to win to the Athletic: Without reservation

Published:13/10/2017 - 16:32h

Updated:13/10/2017 - 23:46h

The trainer of the FC Barcelona, Ernesto Valverde, will go out with the best eleven possible and without reservation to Wanda Metropolitan to try win to the Athletic of Madrid. The strategy will be the one of always: carry the command of the party and play near of the rival area

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The FC Barcelona will face this Saturday one of the most complicated exits of the season 2017-18, the duel against the Athletic of corresponding Madrid to the eighth day of LaLiga Santander, and that will play in Wanda Metropolitan to pop.

Ernesto Valverde, conscious that it is a dangerous party and even more coming of the stop of selections, is decided to not to leave at all in the bench and to put all the meat in the asador on the terrain of game, with the eleven of gala and the main doubt of who will accompany to Leo Messi and Luis Suárez in the flank of attack, although Denis Suárez has a lot of ballots for this.

If it did not play the attacker youngster Galician, Aleix Vidal is another feasible option and Deulofeu expects that it explain for the 'Txingurri', but surely no from the start when chaining already several consecutive duels without participating in the parties of League and Champions.

In this coyuntura, the strategy of the Barça will be the same of always: begin concentrated the meeting and hold the rushed forward of the group rojiblanco for, afterwards, do all the possible for carrying the control of the game and play very near of the area of Jan Oblak.

The Barça, to control to the Athletic and shine up

It will be necessary to be very attentive and fast in the pressure of balloon to prevent that the Athletic mountain contragolpes when taking advantage of the speed of men like Carrasco and Griezmann, and especially will be necessary to tie in short to the French so that it do not move and receive the balloon with eases near of the area of Marc-André Ter Stegen.

Another key of the party will be the effectiveness of face to the contrary goal. The FC Barcelona will need that his forwards are enchufados, taking into account that the Athletic is one of the teams that less goals receive in LaLiga Santander 2017-18. If Leo Messi and Luis Suárez continue with the good dynamics with which have arrived after the commitments with his respective selections, this last will not be a problem.

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