KEY DUEL IN WANDA
The keys of the Atlético-FC Barcelona of LaLiga 2019-20
Published:30/11/2019 - 20:16h
Updated:30/11/2019 - 21:02h
After an important victory against Borussia Dortmund in the Champions League, now it's time to play Atlético de Madrid in the Wanda Metropolitano in Liga
After a disappointing party against the Leganés, that fortunately finished in Barcelona victory, the FC Barcelona initiated an extremely hard week by the entity of his rivals. Nevertheless, the first round was very positive for the ones of Ernesto Valverde, that achieved to win to the Borussia Dortmund in the Camp Nou in a party in which the game improved a lot.
This Sunday, to close this key week, the culés will have to visit one of the most complicated stages of First Division, Wanda Metropolitan, against one of the most direct rivals in the fight by the title, the Athletic of Madrid. To continuation, the keys of a party that the FC Barcelona will have to win if it pretends to keep the leadership a day more.
To domicile, against a hard rival
The FC Barcelona is taking out big resulted when it plays in the Camp Nou but, far of the coliseo Barcelona, to the ones of Ernesto Valverde is costing them a lot take out the parties forward. After the moral victory against the Borussia Dortmund, the culés will have to show that they also can give the size against an important rival to domicile. The Athletic in Wanda is a proof of fire.
Leo Messi and of the trident
Leo Messi arrives to Wanda Metropolitan motivated, in a state of formidable form and after giving a recital against the Borussia Dortmund. Besides, they accompany him Luis Suárez totally reconciled with a goal and Antoine Griezmann that achieved to finish with his drought. That the 'MSG' keep the level can decant the scales in front of a solid defence like the one of the Athletic.
The drop of Busquets
Ernesto Valverde will not be able to have Sergio Busquets that saw the fifth yellow against the Leganés. Ernesto Valverde, then , will have to find the formula to relieve to the of Badia so that his drop penalise the less possible. Frenkie Of Jong or Ivan Rakitic are the two options, although Arthur and Arturo Vidal also can be headlines if the Dutch delays his position. Lamentably, until the moment, the parties in which Busquets does not play are not finish with positive results.
The changes in defence
Ernesto Valverde will not be able to explain by injury neither with Nélson Semedo neither with Jordi Alba, the two sides titled, by what expects that Junior Firpo and Sergi Roberto are, at least, to the same level that against the Borussia, since they will have to them to him see with powerful bands like Lemar or Joao Félix. In the central axis, Gerard Hammered will be headline and the most likely is that it accompany him Lenglet, although the good level of Umtiti in the last duels gives him options.