THE FIRST TITLE IN DISPUTE
Everything you need to know about Barça-Juventus from Joan Gamper
Published:7/08/2021 - 23:26h
Updated:8/08/2021 - 20:30h
Barça is back in action, with the opportunity to win the first title of the season. The culés receive to the Juventus in the Johan Cruyff in the party of the Joan Gamper
A 'classical' of the European football will star the edition number 56 of the Trophy Joan Gamper. The FC Barcelona has planned a historical day in which, between other things, will have the participation for the first time of the Barcelona feminine team. Like this then , the Barça prepares to receive to the Juventus of Turín in the estadi Johan Cruyff, this Sunday 8 August. The 'party' will begin to the 18:00 h (peninsular schedule Spanish) with the crash between the trained by Jonatan Giráldez and Joe Montemurro.
The party between the Barça and Juventus will begin to the 21:30 hours, in the reunion between Barcelona and 'bianconeri'. It will be the last proof of both combined before beginning LaLiga Santander and Series To, respectively. Ronald Koeman and Massimiliano Allegri will have the opportunity to fine-tune details in his teams in a clash that will be the big strong dish of the day dominical in the old continent.
It will be the second time that the Juventus confront to the Barça in Joan Gamper. In 2005, the 'bianconeri' carried the trophy of the City Condal after winning to the culés in batch of penaltis. In that party, remembered by one of the first exhibitions of Leo Messi with the elastic Barcelona. In the statutory time, the marker remained empatado by 2-2, with goals of Iniesta and Gio Go Bronckhorst for the culés. Whereas Of Piero and Trezeguet annotated for the visitors. In the penaltis, the 'Vecchia Signora' achieved the victory by 2-4.
For the party of this Sunday, both teams arrive with good feelings. The culés, by his part, have won three of his four crashes of pre-season (3-0 vs. Nàstic, 3-1 vs. Girona, 0-3 vs. Stuttgart) and the defeat in front of the Salzburg 2-1. The ones of Massimiliano Allegri arrive to the City Condal after carrying the victory in his two friendly (3-1 vs. Cesena and 1-2 in front of the Associazione Calcium Monza, by what will be a big opportunity for 'exhibit' in front of a rival of a lot of quality, in both edicts.
On the other hand, it supposes the return of Cristiano Ronaldo to the feudo barcelonista. Finally there will be 'duel' against Leo Messi, after the exit of the Argentinian of the FC Barcelona, but yes stands out that it returns one of the big enemies of the Barcelona in the last years. With the Real Madrid and the Juventus, 'CR7' has an importantísimo register goleador in Catalan earths, by what will be a true danger for the team directed by Ronald Koeman. In total, with merengues and 'bianconeri', has marked him in 14 opportunities to the Barça in his house (20 goals in total).
The illusion of the first title of the season
This, however, is not a big worry for the venues, that have orna big staff that already wants to win titles. This summer, the Barça has reinforced in the market and also with young stars of The Masia, by what Ronald Koeman will be in complete capacity to configure an alignment that detain to all the stars of the 'Vecchia Signora', included Christian. For this party, expects that players like Sergio Agüero and Emerson Royal première like culés.
The culés receive to the 'Juve' loaded of energy and with win to celebrate with the 3.000 fanatical that will be in the terracings of Johan Cruyff enjoying of the Trophy Joan Gamper. Ronald Koeman will have big part of his effective, to exception of the players lesionados or that have not received the high medical, being the case of Marc-André ter Stegen, Philippe Coutinho, Ansu Fati and Ousmane Dembélé, as well as what follows in Tokyo after the dispute of the Olympic games: Pedri González, Eric García and Òscar Mingueza.
Technical index card of the party: FC Barcelona-Juventus
- Party: FC Barcelona-Juventus
- Competition: Trophy Joan Gamper
- Stadium: Johan Cruyff
- Television: Sunday, 8 August to the 21:30 hours (peninsular schedule Spanish)
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