Quique Setién, during a match


Setién booked De Jong and Ansu Fati for the Champions League and the Classic

Published:22/02/2020 - 15:31h

Updated:22/02/2020 - 15:31h

Quique Setién pulled rotations against Eibar and let Frenkie de Jong and Ansu Fati rest, accumulating many minutes in recent weeks

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The FC Barcelona is near to initiate one of these weeks that can decide a season. Everything will give beginning the Tuesday, day in which the Barcelona group will measure to the Naples in Saint Paolo, in the corresponding party to the gone of the eighth of final of the Champions League. Five days afterwards, the Sunday, will touch to jump to the lawn of Santiago Bernabéu to measure to the Real Madrid in a Classical with the leadership at stake.

Two crucial parties, two parties against rivals complicadísimos, two patidos out of house and two parties in which it will need that the key players arrive to the one hundred by one hundred. Maybe thus, Quique Setién decided to bet for making rotations in the party of League against the Eibar contested this Saturday in the afternoon in the Camp Nou.

Especially, the Cantabrian technician bet for giving rest to two of the players that more minutes have had since he arrived to the Barcelona bench: Frenkie of Jong, that already was totally indisputable with Ernesto Valverde and that has kept on being it with Setién; and Ansu Fati, that has had to be headline in practically all the parties owing to the injuries of long length of Ousmane Dembélé and Luis Suárez.

Against the Eibar, the santanderino dispensed of the Dutch, of the canterano and also of Sergi Roberto, that also carries a load of considerable minutes in the present season. Like this the things, and after a performance something grey against the Getafe, Setién decided to recover the 4-4-2 of Benito Villamarín, reinforcing the medullary and doing without a forward.

Proofs for the crucial week?

Until the moment, the ex trainer bético has bet by three different drawings. After abandoning the idea of the 3-5-2 by the alarming bloodletting that suffered the team, have gone alternating the 4-3-3 with the 4-4-2. It will be interesting to discover by which of the two bet Setién of face to the very hard parties of the next week, with two rivals of entity.

Maybe, the party against the Eibar was a track about the ideas of Setién of face to the decisive parties and want to make a last proof before facing them. By his idea of control of the parties and of the centre of the field, add a footballer more to the medullary can be more effective against powerful teams, that also will want to have the command of the ball and tighten up.

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