ARTHUR, UNEXPECTED DROP
Barça returns to LaLiga against Valladolid
Published:28/10/2019 - 22:27h
Updated:29/10/2019 - 01:12h
After a week off, LaLiga returns for FC Barcelona. The Catalans return to the domestic competition receiving Real Valladolid at the Camp Nou
After little more than two months of competition, the FC Barcelona has achieved to leave backwards his series of tropiezos. The Barcelona group hit rock bottom in a very painful defeat against the Granada in The Cármenes and, since, the team resurgió of his ashes recovering the good line of results and, by moments, the good game.
That was not the case of the last meeting of the ones of Ernesto Valverde, that left a frankly worrisome image against the Slavia of Prague in Champions League in spite of the victory. After a week of rest owing to the postponement of the Classical against the Real Madrid to 18 December, the culés expect to have cleared ideas to improve his game that, in the Camp Nou, is used to to leave a lot of less doubts.
Will have to do it against the Real Valladolid (this Tuesday in the Camp Nou, to the 21:15 hours in peninsular schedule), a team that has achieved to do trip to Real Madrid, Athletic or Granada. The pucelanos arrive to the coliseo Barcelona with little that lose but with some arms that can not take airily, and more knowing that the leadership is at stake.
Ernesto Valverde will recover to Gerard Hammered, one of the fundamental pieces of the team in defence that was not in Ipurua against the Eibar by accumulation of yellow cardboards. The one who yes will keep his sanction to fulfil the last party will be Ousmane Dembélé, that will be the only low forzosa together with the one of Samuel Umtiti by injury.
More surprise causes the drop of Arthur Melo by technical decision, since the Brazilian midfield player was being indisputable headline in practically all the parties. All this can suppose an opportunity for Ivan Rakitic, Arturo Vidal or even Carles Aleñá, that returned to the announcement and that it can have minutes against the Valladolid.
It was as it was, the FC Barcelona will see forced to put a new course to his game. With the doubt in the right side between Nélson Semedo and Sergi Roberto, expects that I Hammered return to the line of four beside Jordi Alba and Clément Lenglet, as well as a centre of the field with Sergio Busquets and Frenkie of Jong like safe bets.
In the forward, Leo Messi will go back to be the big offensive lighthouse of the team beside Antoine Griezmann and to Luis Suárez like man more advanced. The absence of Dembélé could give him a new opportunity to Ansu Fati, that already does more than a month that does not play neither an alone minute with the first team.
In any case, the fact that the FC Barcelona contest three parties during the next week does that there are some doubts in the eleven initial that will go out against the Real Valladolid, since the Txingurri has announced changes in press conference. The plan of rotations will activate in front of a full calendar of parties before the next stop of November.
The Valladolid, without Sandro
The Real Valladolid is a dangerous rival for the FC Barcelona and his results corroborate it. The pucelanso are eighth in the classification and only have lost two parties: against the Villarreal and against the Raise. The rest, ties or victories, including the duels in Santiago Bernabéu against the Real Madrid or in José Zorrilla against the Athletic.
This yes, the vallisoletanos will not be able to have one of the most important players in the zone of attack: the exazulgrana Sandro Ramírez, that suffers an injury in the biceps femoral that will not allow him travel to Barcelona. Besides, also they will be drop by injury Fede Sanemeterio and Javi Sánchez.
Nevertheless, the Real Valladolid will have good offensive arms in his team, standing out the figure of Sergi Guardiola that achieved to break his drought goleadora in the party of the past weekend against the Eibar. Óscar Flat and Jorge of Fruits also can be very incisive in attack.