A NEW CHALLENGE FOR BARÇA
The keys of the Granada-FC Barcelona of LaLiga 2019-20
Published:21/09/2019 - 01:10h
Updated:21/09/2019 - 08:00h
LaLiga is back and does it with an important test for FC Barcelona, that will have to win to push aside its doubts playing away from home. The catalans want to defeat Granada in Los Cármenes to assault the lead
The FC Barcelona has not started LaLiga with good foot, but has to confront to the calendar to start with to look upwards. The Catalans pretend to accelerate in the fight by the titles before it arrive the stop of selections of October, and the first step have to give it in the Stadium of the Cármenes against an opponent dreams with defeating to the valid champion, a recently risen and challenging Granada.
The rojiblancos have won the right to look to the face to the Barcelona, because before starting the duel, have the same points. Two victories, a tie and a defeat equalise to seven to the pupilos of Ernesto Valverde with the ones of Diego Martínez, with the difference that the requirements that handle in the Camp Nou no rondan neither of far the coliseo nazarí, where poses reach the permanence with holgura and if acaso show to Europe.
Regarding the culés, there are several keys that define this commitment, determinant to start with with strength an esprint in the championship of the regularity. The tropiezos in Saint Mamés and The Sadar have subtracted margin to the square barcelonista, that will have to put the batteries if it wants to begin to harvest advantages that to final of the campaign can cost his weight in gold. No longer it is allowed to fail.
The four keys of the Granada-Barça
The first triumph to domicile
The Barça keeps firm in the Camp Nou, but still has not attained to win to domicile. This is an attainment that has resisted him so much in LaLiga as in the Champions, and that it has to begin to allanar if it wants to carry some trophy to his vitrinas. The challenge is that the positive feelings that have lived in some moments sustain during the 90 minutes, or at least have the temper sufficient to take advantage of these ratitos of good game.
Leo Messi has lost several meetings by an inorpotuna injury, and now that is available, the panorama changes completely. It is necessary to take into account that it needs time to arrive to his maximum level, but his leadership, morals and futbolístico, is able to define parties. Without going more far, to the Granada has lumbered with him 11 goals in a ten of clashes in First Division.
After some weeks something lighter, the calendar narrow for the culés, that could begin to do rotations. Ernesto Valverde anticipated in press conference some changes in the centre of the field, that will join to modifications forzosas by the physical problems of Jordi Alba or Ousmane Dembélé. There is staff to compete by everything, and the aim is that the freshness mantene until the always demanding final of course.
A decisive week
The Barça has to concern of his own performance, but the crosses between his rivals do that this week was decisive. In the next days there will be crashes like the one of the Seville and the Real Madrid in Ramón Sánchez Pizjuán or the derbi of Wanda Metropolitan that will affect directly to the options of the Barcelona, and that they could provide them an opportunity of gold for scalar positions and tie up advantages.