Junior, Griezmann and Neto, in the line-up of the Napoli-Barça


Debut of Junior and more leadership for Griezmann in Miami

Published:8/08/2019 - 00:59h

Updated:8/08/2019 - 01:12h

Ernesto Valverde selected Junior Firpo in the line-up against Napoles, and also to Antoine Griezmann that has had the honour to be in the line-up in all the matches of the pre-season 2019

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Before it began to film the balloon in the Hard Rock Stadium of Miami, could know this Thursday the news of the debut of Junior Firpo with the FC Barcelona, hardly some days after having confirmed his landing in the Camp Nou. The new left side of the Barça was one of the eleven players chosen by Ernesto Valverde to start with the friendly against the Naples.

Another of them was Antoine Griezmann, the one who has the honour to having been headline in all and each one of the friendly parties of the pre-season 2019, and is one of the players of the staff that accumulates more minutes of game in this previous phase to the official season. It notices that in the Barça want to that the new signings integrate the fastest possible, since Net was another of the components of the alignment.

The XI of the Napoli-Barcelona

  • XI of the Napoli: Meret, Gave Lorenzo, Manolas, Maksimovic, Mario Rui, Zielinski, Elmas, Callejon, Fabian, Insigne, Mertens.
  • XI of the FC Barcelona: Net; Wagué, Umtiti, Todibo, Junior; Busquets, Rakitic, Riqui Puig; Griezmann, Suárez, Carles Pérez.
  • Bench of the Barça: Ter Stegen, Semedo, Hammered, Arthur, Dembélé, Rafinha, Lenglet, Jordi Alba, Aleñá, Sergi Roberto, Of Jong, Iñaki Crag and Abel Ruiz. Coutinho And Arturo Vidal, in the terracing.

Less a week after the triumph against the Arsenal (2-1), the FC Barcelona faced this Thursday of morning (01.30 hours in Spain) a challenge of height against an always dangerous rival as it is the Napoli. The main aim kept on being to prepare of the best way to the players to physical and tactical level, although also it wanted to win to continue with good feelings.

In the Napoli-Barça, expected that had big minutes part of the players of the first staff to exception of those who still carry very few trainings with the team: Coutinho and Arturo Vidal. With the presence also of some players of the filial, Valverde bet by an eleven of full guarantees to confront to the Italian group, much more filmed that the culés.

Griezmann Went back to be headline by fourth consecutive party, and the deep staff of the FC Barcelona allowed to the trainer, in spite of absences stood out like the one of Leo Messi, plant of start a fully competitive alignment and with sufficient arms as to carry the triumph, with the French star like big banner in the front of attack and some players of the filial to complete the team.

The eleven of the Barça arrived with several novelties regarding the of the Arsenal. Wagué Was the elected for the right lane, with the couple of head offices Todibo-Umtiti in the axis of the defence, and beside Junior Firpo that, as we have said, debuted with the elastic Barcelona. Rakitic, Riqui Puig and Busquets completed the centre of the field, and the leading culé was composed by Luis Suárez, Griezmann and Carles Pérez, in a training 4-3-3.

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