Arthur and Lenglet could give a break to Valverde facing the Barça-Dortmund
Published:26/11/2019 - 16:10h
Updated:26/11/2019 - 16:10h
Barça-Borussia Dortmund is affected by the players on leave, but Ernesto Valverde could take a break from two of his stars. Arthur and Clément Lenglet would arrive on time for the game and solve some doubts
The Champions League goes back to put to proof this week to the FC Barcelona, that looks for a key victory against the Borussia Dortmund. The Catalans know that with three points more would guarantee the pass to eighth of final like first of the Group F, but a trip, already was in shape of tie or of defeat, would force to travel to Giuseppe Meazza with the classification in the air and confront to an Inter of Milan very needy.
The meeting in front of the Germans is marked by the drops, that will affect to both applicants in his appointment in the Camp Nou. Ernesto Valverde has remained without the sanctioned Gerard Hammered and the lesionados Nélson Semedo and Jordi Alba, whereas Lucien Favre neither will have it easy because it travels without Paco Alcácer and Thomas Delaney, two indisputable that could remain in the infirmary during some weeks.
In this sense, to the extremeño have given him a break two of his men of confidence, that could be ready for a crash with airs of final. The Barcelona, that did not have an afternoon plácida in Butarque, where had to suffer to reach a victory in front of the Leganés, recover for the commitment to Arthur, that has to be determinant against the renanos and also next Sunday, against the Athletic of Madrid.
His absence in the capital was due to a technical decision, since the míster pretended to give him something of rest, but more inquietante was the one of Clément Lenglet that continues between cottons. The one of Beauvais returned of the stop of selections with annoyances in the left twin, although this Monday completed the training and seems that his evolutions are positive. In the last session will happen a definite examination.
If there are not surprises, Samuel Umtiti also will be of the game, and 435 days afterwards will go back to contest a party of Champions. The knee of the defender has happened a demanding test this week and has not given symptoms of weakness, by what expects that the one of Yaundé go back to be headline. Chain two participations to full performance can be the hit on the table that the Frenchman needed from does too many months.
The Barça is smart to offer his best version
After several months doing self-criticism, the Barça has to offer his best version to accelerate in the fight by the titles. Soon they will appear several key commitments for LaLiga and the Champions, and the message of the changing room is conclusive and revelador. It has arrived the hour to improve, no longer cost the errors and touches to show on the terrain of game that this group is prepared to struggle by everything.