Blaugrana majority in Luis Enrique's XI against Albania


The most culé Spain in Cornellà: Four Barça players were starters

Published:27/03/2022 - 01:24h

Updated:27/03/2022 - 01:27h

Luis Enrique put together an XI with a Blaugrana majority on the return of the National Team to Catalonia after 18 years. Eric García, Gavi, Pedri and Ferran Torres were starters in the win against Albania (2-1), where Jordi Alba also added minutes

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Spain went back to contest a party in Catalonia 18 years afterwards and did it with a XI with majority blaugrana, in where the players of the FC Barcelona finished being keys for the victory of 'The Red' in front of a much more competitive Albania of what a lot of expected. Ferran Torres opened the marker in the minute 75 and Jordi Alba assisted to Dani Elm for the 2-1 definite in the 90', when the tie seemed immovable.

Luis Enrique ranged to Eric García, of big present in the Barça of Xavi Hernández, like head office together with Pau Torres. Dani Carvajal, only player of the Real Madrid in seeing action the Saturday, and Marcos Alonso covered the bands, while Rodrigo, Gavi and Pedri commissioned to administer the game of the Selection. In attack, the míster of Gijón bet by Pablo Sarabia together with Ferran and Álvaro Morata, in an offensive trident in which the '19' culé was the most incisive together with Morata.

Gavi And Pedri tried it during all the first part, but the defensive block Albanian was impenetrable. Pedri Tested to the goalkeeper Berisha in a pair of opportunities, with two shots with little power. Gavi Was one of the more movedizos, although it finished diluting with the happen of the minutes in front of the fault of spaces and the férrea mark of the conjoint visitor, that committed a total of 15 faults in the party.

In the second time, after an hour of game in where Spain had been unable of vulnerar the goal of Albania, Luis Enrique replaced to Marcos Alonso with Jordi Alba. Also ingresaron Yeremy Pino by Sarabia and Carlos Soler by Gavi. Pino assisted to Ferran for the 1-0 to the 75' and Alba followed suit with Dani Elm when it fulfilled the minute 90 to give him the victory to 'The Red'. The midfield player of the RB Leipzig cleared the party with a beautiful finish of right to the angle, after pass of Jordi.

Four years to go back to 'reign' in the Selection

From 2018, Spain did not have a presence blaugrana so numerous. It was on 25 June in the World-wide of Russia, during the second party of the phase of groups when the then technical Spanish, Fernando Iron, opted for planting to four players of the Barça in front of Morocco (2-2) like headlines: Gerard Hammered, Jordi Alba, Sergio Busquets and Andrés Iniesta. Isco And Iago Sails annotated this day the so many Spaniards.

To the five players that saw action the Saturday will join the goalkeeper of the filial, Arnau Tenas, the one who will replace to Robert Sánchez. With this, in Riazor there will be six culés in front of Iceland, that could have been eight if Sergio had not opted for resting and if Adama Traoré had been quoted by the míster. The FC Barcelona goes back to 'reign' in Spain as in the golden age does more than a decade.

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