SEMEDO COULD BE HEADLINE
The possible alignments of the Barça-Manchester United (ICC)
Published:23/07/2017 - 23:14h
Updated:27/07/2017 - 00:21h
After beginning with good foot the era Valverde, the Barça does not want to despistar in his second meeting of pre-season. The International Champions Cup brings a big duel against a more filmed team, the dangerous Manchester United of José Mourinho
The new FC Barcelona of Ernesto Valverde wants to keep growing after a good debut in front of the Juventus. After winning to the Italians, the second day of the International Champions Cup has offered a duel against a team with some weeks more than work, the Manchester United, and the Barcelona will try to show that his performance goes to more.
The 'network devils' prepare the new course looking to the Supercopa of Europe that will confront them to the Real Madrid, and have prepared an intense pre-season in which they will struggle with some of the best teams of the continent. This year the ones of José Mourinho go back to be a team of Champions, and that's why they will try to show like a so solid block like effective.
With Ter Stegen still on holiday, the Dutch could repeat under the sticks. In his first meeting of the season hardly had to take part, but will have to be attentive in front of a team that will demand him more. The big performance Ortolá has presionado to a Cillessen that does not want to despistarse.
In spite of the big performance of Aleix Vidal and of the doubts that left Nélson Semedo in his debut, this could be the big proof of the Portuguese after his signing by the Barça. Although Valverde opted for mixing effective in front of the Juventus, test to a defence title in front of the requirement of a more filmed team can contribute new points of view to the extremeño, that will take good note of the performance of his pupilos.
If the defence already could test a possible alignment title, the centre of the field would park his proofs to leave step to another classical in the eleven of the FC Barcelona. If the approach against the Manchester United is to face the duel like a party of Champions, the changes can go going in of gradual form, to see how reacts the team in a very real meeting.
If the rest of the team saw of gala, the leading has to be to the maximum, and there is not greater plenitud for the Barcelona that exhibit the best trident of the world. Although they have not banished the doubts on the future of Neymar, the three cracks have showed to be still in good tuning, and after the exhibition of the Brazilian in front of the 'Vecchia Signora' Valverde could joint all the possible gunpowder.
Possible alignments of the FC Barcelona-Manchester United
FC Barcelona: Cillesen; Semedo, Hammered, Umtiti, Alba; Busquets, Iniesta, Rakitic; Neymar, Suárez and Messi.
Manchester United: Of Gea; Valencia, Lindelof, Smalling, Blind; Mkhitaryan, Carrick, Pogba, Ander Herrera, Martial; and Lukaku.