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Published:26/11/2021 - 21:41h

Updated:20/12/2021 - 21:39h

Barça will look for a new victory in LaLiga, this Saturday at the La Cerámica stadium against Villarreal from 21:00 h. The culés can only be allowed to add three

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In this moment, the FC Barcelona only can win in LaLiga to achieve 'enchufarse' in the championship and try recortar distances with the teams that are between the first positions of the classification. The trained by Xavi Hernández open the fifteenth day of the domestic championship with ten points underneath of the leadership and with a long way by in front to try give him gone back to a beginning of season that has left more doubts that certainties for the culés.

The Barça is to the limit and is not a secret for anybody. Xavi has achieved to improve the feelings of the team, 'give him back' the confidence, of to little, to the players and the illusion to compete to defend the Barcelona shield, but still there is a lot for improving, so much to defensive level as in the final metres. The party of this Saturday, in front of the Villarreal in The Ceramic will be a proof of gold and only is allowed to return to the City Condal with the three units.

The balloon will throw to run to the 21:00 hours and there is a lot for showing. In the two first parties of the Barça of Xavi have been a lot of the 'green shoots' of the team, especially with the performance of the youngest players, but it is necessary to show that there is true changes, especially because the results have remained short: First the victory in front of the Espanyol (1-0) with a goal of penalti of Memphis and the bitter tie against the Benfica that has been a hard hit for the culés.

Nevertheless, it has remained more than clear that there is not time to regret and that touches to happen the page. Against the Villarreal, andl Barça will live a very demanded party in which the factor anímico will play a key paper, put the ones of Unai Emery also come of a 'blow' in the Champions League after falling in front of the Manchester United home. In League neither has gone them very well, registering only a victory in his last five parties (with two ties and two defeats).

The 'yellow submarine' is living a moment very worrisome and the Barça has to cost of his weaknesses to be able to 'sentence' the party so rapido as it was possible and avoid complications, in addition to giving a hit of authority and show that the team can offer much more of what has showed to date. It is the stage 'ideal', in front of a rival that is very underneath of the expectations.

In any case, the Barça can not neglect and it will be necessary to be very attentive,p uesto players like Yéremy Pino, Parejo or Danjuma are extremely dangerous and a quebradero of head for any defensive saga. Of there that it was key that the culés follow the dynamics of presionar high and drown to the rival after the loss of the balloon, because it is the only 'formula' for which the Barcelona dominate the party and seat comfortable with the balloon.

Like this it arrives the Barça to The Ceramics

They are varied the drops that has Xavi Hernández for the party: Pedri González, Ansu Fati, Martin Braithwaite and 'Kun' Agüero. The Canarian midfield player of 18 years has suffered a new relapse of his muscular injury in the cuádriceps of the left thigh and, save to surprise, will be drop until 2022.

By his part, Ansu Fati continues in the infirmary recovering of a muscular break in the isquiotibiales of the left leg and will be went by maximum two weeks more. Martin Braithwaite will take action the next year after going through the operating theatre to treat his injury femoropatelar. The 'Kun' Agüero, finally, is in a complicated moment to consequence of his problems cardiológicos and already has rumoreado that it could withdraw of the football.

Nevertheless, Xavi 'raisin' of the pessimistic speech and is convinced that his team will go to by all this Saturday in The Ceramics. In press conference, referred to that "it does not remain another that win, but I think that go by the good way. I think that we have played well, we have had the command of the party, but have to improve in other facets. It is necessary to keep what have achieved and now improve what is missing us, like attacking in the three chambers".

The doubts and certainties of Unai Emery

In the 'yellow submarine' there are a lot of doubts of face to the duel against the Barça, although the infirmary has freed considerably. Gerard Moreno will keep on being drop, although Unai Emery commented in press conference that "Gerard is with the group and go to mark the steps well. It comes of a relapse and go to go little by little". Likewise, Coquelin keeps like a doubt to the end.

In press conference, the ex of the Arsenal aimed that they are thrilled for playing against the Barça and that they are conscious that the return of Xavi Hernández has had a big impact, by what will be a very complicated duel. Thus, it has stood out that "we have to look for a balance, confront us to big teams, teams of quality and of level. We play with a team that looks for an identity again and that is achieving it in the last parties".

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