NUMEROUS DROPS BY INJURY
New problem of Valverde in the lead against Betis
Published:23/08/2019 - 13:40h
Updated:23/08/2019 - 13:46h
Ernesto Valverde will not be able to count on Ousmane Dembélé and Luis Suárez to play against Real Betis. Also, like Leo Messi, Rafinha is doubtful
They accumulate him the problems to Ernesto Valverde, especially in the forward. The technician extremeño saw as, in the defeat of the FC Barcelona against the Athletic Club, lesionaban of a tacada two key players in offensive key: Luis Suárez and Ousmane Dembélé, that will not go back to play until after the stop of national selections of September.
So much the French like the Uruguayan are entirely descartados to play this Sunday, in the party in which the FC Barcelona will première like venue in LaLiga Santander this season. It is necessary to remember that it neither is safe the presence of Leo Messi, that suffered a muscular injury at the beginning of season and that will not know if it will be able to play until the last moment.
These circumstances do that Antoine Griezmann was the only pure forward of the first available staff to play against the Andalusians and that Ernesto Valverde have to shake the fence to look for solutions of face to accompany the French. And one of which had the place ensured, Rafinha Alcántara, also will be doubt to face up to the verdiblancos.
The Hispanic-Brazilian has not been able to train this Friday by fault of a gastroenteritis and is serious doubt to measure to the group directed by Rubi. What supposes an important setback and no only by the big quantity of absences, but because Rafinha has showed in the last parties that is to a level of game very high.
To day of today, Leo Messi has been able to train and everything aims to that it will be able to play, but the small of the alcántara goes it to have more complicated. If finally it does not recover to time, the youngster Carles Pérez is the footballer that more possibilities has to occupy his place this weekend.
Griezmann Would go back to play of '9'
Antoine Griezmann will be the player that occupy the place of Luis Suárez like leading centre, a position in which it did not finish to work in the party against the AthleticClub . To the French likes him go down to receive to build the game and maybe the mission to be the offensive reference is not the appropriate for him. Nevertheless, it will have to adapt to a situation forced by the full in the infirmary.