Ernesto Valverde, during a training with the FC Barcelona


Tourmalet In 2020: The Barça could play 35 matches in five months

Published:26/12/2019 - 23:43h

Updated:26/12/2019 - 23:43h

The FC Barcelona won't only confront to a calendar of the most demanding in 2020, but also very dilated regarding number of matches. The culés could play 35 duels in five months

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Very hard calendar the one who expects to the FC Barcelona in 2020. The ones of Ernesto Valverde will have to face a total of 20 days of LaLiga Santander -lacking the party against the Espanyol to close the first turn of the championship-, whereas it will play a total of 35 parties in hardly five months if it advances to the end in the rounds of Glass of Rey and Champions League.

At present it is in eighth of the League of Champions -matched with the Naples-, whereas it will not begin to play the Glass of the King until mediated of January, after the pending round for principles of month. In these dates, the culés will be contesting the Supercopa of Spain, with the semifinal in front of the Athletic of Madrid on 9 January and the hypothetical final the day 12, in front of Real Madrid or Valencia.

Parties in front of some of the best clubs of Europe in the reformed Spanish tournament, to the time that the Glass of Rey and the Glass of Europe could offer also pairings of the most complicated, especially if the team advances to the final rounds. In LaLiga Santander, by the way, remain for playing some of the most difficult exits for the Barça.

The group trained by Ernesto Valverde has to play still in stadiums like Mestalla, the Villamarín, Santiago Bernabéu and Sánchez Pizjuán, whereas the Real Madrid already has played in the majority of them. Also it will visit fields always uncomfortable like The Madrigal (day 34), possibly with the Villarreal playing be in European places, and Balaídos (day 32), where the Celtic could find in full fight by the permanence.

The Barça will have to throw of rotations

It was as it was, the reality is that the staff of the FC Barcelona has gone improving over time to face situations of this type, and Ernesto Valverde will have the responsibility to manage it as it is had to so that his best players do not suffer a wear that them merme in the months of April and May. It will touch rotar more in the alignments, and do that all the footballers seat important.

Throwing a glimpse to the calendar and to the accumulation of parties that expects to the Barça, gives the feeling that the ninth League of twelve will be one of the most difficult to achieve for the Barcelona. This, as long as the Real Madrid and the rest of his big rivals show infalibles.

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