CONFIDENCE BEFORE THE CHAMPIONS
This is LaLiga: Barça cuts distances with Madrid before the Clasico
Published:17/10/2021 - 23:16h
Updated:17/10/2021 - 23:16h
The ninth day of LaLiga Santander has ended with joy for FC Barcelona, who achieved victories and good feelings before the visit of Real Madrid, on Sunday
The ninth day of LaLiga Santander 2021-2022 left very good feelings for a FC Barcelona that has gone back to win in the Camp Nou and, more important still, to leave good feelings with his game, although there are a lot of details for correcting in the team directed by Ronald Koeman, that has traced back to Valencia for scalar positions in the classification and recortar distances with the Real Madrid, to a week of the Classical (Sunday, 16:15 hours).
The Barça is in the seventh position of the table, to five points of the leadership, occupied in this moment by the Real Sociedad (20), that has a party more than the culés. The realistic won by the mínica to the Mallorca to assault the leadership, in a weekend in which it did not play the Real Madrid (17), that is still in him the classification.
In the third square, with the same points the madridistas finds the Seville of Julen Lopetegui, after achieving a victory in Balaídos thanks to a goal of Rafa Mir. The Athletic of Madrid, that neither played this weekend, closes the zone Champions. In the table, follow him the Osasuna (17), Ray Vallecano (16) and Barça (15).
The Barcelona celebrate doubly the victory in front of Valencia, because it allows them arrive to the party of this Sunday in front of the Real Madrid with alone two points less than the ones of Carlo Ancelotti, that is to say, if the Barça wins the Classical, would be surpassing to the white picture in the table... And winning a lot of confidence in this stretch of the season.
Whereas in the high zone of the table of LaLiga have moved a lot of things, in the zone of descent the situation keeps on being practically the same: The Raise opens the red zone with 5 points, whereas the Sportive Alavés follows him with three units and the Getafe, more sunk that never, closes the classification with 3 points and without knowing still the victory in this season.
Key week for the Barça
The victory in front of Valencia is a balsam for the Barça in the beginning of the most important week for the culés in this stretch of the season. With the confidence of a goleada, the group directed by Ronald Koeman will receive to the Dinamo of Kiev this Wednesday 20 October in the Camp Nou to the 19:45 hours, in a party in which it will be compulsory to add of to three to dream with the classification to eighth of the Champions League.
Next, the Real Madrid will visit the feudo barcelonista the Sunday to the 16:15 hours. The ones of Ancelotti will arrive with much more rest, because they did not play this weekend, but with a crash importantísimo before, in front of the Shakhtar in Ukraine, in which his only option, also, is to win.