Line-up of the FC Barcelona against the Athletic of Madrid in the Camp Nou

DEMBÉLÉ AND ARAÚJO, IN THE BENCH

Line-ups of the FC Barcelona-Athletic Madrid of LaLiga 2020-21

Published:8/05/2021 - 15:04h

Updated:8/05/2021 - 15:04h

Ronald Koeman has revealed the line-up with which the FC Barcelona will play against the Athletic of Madrid in the Camp Nou. This is the XI of the Barça: Ter Stegen; Dest, Piqué, Mingueza, Lenglet, Jordi Alba; Busquets, De Jong, Pedri; Messi and Griezmann

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The FC Barcelona and the Athletic of Madrid play this afternoon from the 16:15 hours (Spanish hour) good part of his options to follow struggling by the title of LaLiga Santander 2020-21 The Barcelona receive in the Camp Nou to the colchoneros with the mission to add three new points that plant them in the highest of the classification, at least of momentary form, waiting for what do the Real Madrid in front of the Seville.

In these moments, the blaugrana empatan to 74 points with the Real Madrid and are to two of the Athletic, although the merengues are by in front of the culés by the 'goal-average' of the Classical. Win this Sunday to the Athletic would suppose for the Barça put even more pressure to the Real Madrid in the fight by the title, and delete -perhaps- of the equation to an Athletic that would remain very touched.

By this reason, Ronald Koeman and his players carry all the week preparing this duel as if it was a final. Besides, it fits to remember that the Athletic of Madrid already won to the Barça in the first turn, in the fateful night of the injury of Hammered. In this party, an error of the own Hammered and of Ter Stegen allowed the triumph rojiblanco. This Sunday, the errors backwards will not be allowed if still they have hopes to struggle by LaLiga.

By all this, Koeman has not wanted to experience too much and in spite of the tiredness accumulated by part of many of his footballers has taken out an eleven in which almost it does not be missing any 'heavy weight'. Dembélé And Araújo are the only players more or less usual that will rest. In his place, the technician will plant to an entonado Griezmann and to Mingueza, that already was to title also in Mestalla.

The XI of FC Barcelona and Athletic Madrid:

  • XI of the FC Barcelona: Ter Stegen; I Hammered, Lenglet, Mingueza; S. Dest, Jordi Alba, Busquets, Of Jong, Pedri; Griezmann and Messi.
  • Bench of the FC Barcelona: Arnau Tenas, Net, S. Roberto, Riqui Puig, Pjanic, Braithwaite, Araújo, Umtiti, Ilaix, Junior, Dembélé and Trincao.
  • XI of the Athletic Madrid: Oblak; Trippier, Savic, Felipe, Beautiful; Koke, Llorente, Carrasco, Lemar; Correa and Luis Suárez.

It is necessary to stand out, in addition to the two changes mentioned, that Martin Braithwaite goes back to the announcement after surpassing his injury. The Danish lost the last parties and could have minutes in the second time, to the equal that Dembélé, Ilaix Moriba, Sergi Roberto or Trincao. The Barça, with Messi like big leader, will have to look for without ceasing the goal of Oblak and not doing grantings in front of the ones of Simeone, that will go out to bite in the sanctuary culé.

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