ROTATIONS IN THE ONCE OF KOEMAN
Line-ups of the FC Barcelona-Elche of LaLiga 2020-21
Published:24/02/2021 - 17:44h
Updated:24/02/2021 - 18:07h
Ronald Koeman has revealed already the alignment with which the FC Barcelona will confront to the Elche in the Camp Nou. This is the XI of the Barça: Ter Stegen; Mingueza, Hammered, Umtiti, Jordi Alba; Pjanic, Of Jong, Pedri; Trincao, Leo Messi, Braithwaite
The FC Barcelona confronts this Wednesday 24 February to the Elche in the Camp Nou. It treats of the party postponed of the first day of League, by what the ones of Ronald Koeman will have the occasion to recover points regarding Athletic of Madrid, Real Madrid and Seville. In front will have to a rival that arrives in his best moment of the last months and that will not give the points.
The Barcelona arrive to the crash after 'puncture' by enésima time in what it goes of championship. The Cádiz visited the stadium barcelonista the past Sunday and achieved to take out a valuable tie thanks to a childish error of Clément Lenglet, that committed an absurd penalti almost in the last minute of the duel. After this 'trip', the Catalans have remained without margin of error and another accident could leave them without options to compete LaLiga.
Therefore, the Barça faces this commitment with more pressure of the usual, since a triumph would go back them to put in the fight by the trophy suspender belt. Win would mean to recover the third position in front of the Seville, that would remain with a party less, and put to alone two of the Real Madrid with the same meetings. The Athletic of Madrid would be to alone 5 points, although the colchoneros still would have to play another duel more.
By all this, Koeman has given a touch of attention to his usual headlines and has made several changes in the eleven initial to confront to the Alicante. With the already known absences of Philippe Coutinho, Ansu Fati, Ronald Araújo and Sergi Roberto, that follow lesionados, the Dutch trainer has taken out a competitive alignment that it would have to win without too many difficulties to an Elche that goes fourth by the tail.
The XI of FC Barcelona and Elche:
- XI of the FC Barcelona: Ter Stegen; Mingueza, Hammered, Umtiti, Jordi Alba; Pjanic, Of Jong, Pedri; Messi, Trincao and Braithwaite.
- Bench of the FC Barcelona: Net, Riqui Puig, Busquets, Griezmann, Lenglet, Dembélé, Junior, Dest, Iñaki Crag, Konrad and Matheus.
- XI of the Elche: Badía; Barragán, Verdú, Cifuentes, Mojica; Rigoni, Guti, Mfulu, Josema; Pere Mile and Boyé.
The trainer barcelonista has made five changes regarding the eleven that empató against the Cádiz. Óscar Mingueza has gone in by Sergiño Dest, Samuel Umtiti by Clément Lenglet, Miralem Pjanic by Sergio Busquets, Martin Braithwaite by Antoine Griezmann and Francisco Trincao by Ousmane Dembélé. The Dutch expects that these reliefs give him an impulse to his team, that needs the three points like the eat.