THE 'MSG', BIG ARGUMENT OF BARÇA
Line-ups of the FC Barcelona-Atlético of the Supercopa of Spain
Published:9/01/2020 - 19:00h
Updated:9/01/2020 - 19:02h
Ernesto Valverde has revealed the line-up with which the Barcelona will play against the Atlético of Madrid in the second semifinal of the Supercopa of Spain. This is the XI of the Barça: Neto; S. Roberto, Piqué, Umtiti, Jordi Alba; Busquets, De Jong, Arturo Vidal; Griezmann, Messi and Luis Suárez
The FC Barcelona confronts this Thursday 9 January to the Athletic of Madrid in the King Abdullah (Saudi Arabia), with reason of the second semifinal of the Supercopa of Spain 2020. Although the culés could not surpass to the RCD Espanyol in the first party of the year 2020, arrive to the tournament with the aspiration to delete to the 'colchoneros' to quote with the Real Madrid in the final.
The group culé has suffered some important drops and has the bad flavour of mouth of the tie in the 'derbi' Catalan, but even so it has of sufficient potential in the staff as to surpass without problems to the rojiblancos. Colíderes In LaLiga and already with the eighth of Champions League ensured, the Barça aspires to do with the first title of the season 2019-20.
Luis Suárez, Antoine Griezmann and Leo Messi will go back to be headlines up, had to partly to the injury of Ousmane Dembélé. The '10' wishes to follow goleando to endow to the team of victories and the Athletic is one of his victims preferred, whereas Griezmann could annotate his first target against his ex team and Luis Suárez also knows already what is to mark to the 'colchoneros'.
Although the paramount will be to ensure the victory, the Barcelona does not want to go down the foot of the accelerator and expects to attain a result the most been bulky possible to content to his followers and, in passing, intimidate to a Real Madrid that has improved ostensiblemente in the last weeks.
The XI of FC Barcelona and Athletic Madrid
- XI of the FC Barcelona: Net; S. Roberto, Hammered, Umtiti, Jordi Alba; Busquets, Arturo Vidal, Of Jong; Griezmann, Messi and Luis Suárez
- Bench of the Barça: Iñaki Crag, Junior, Lenglet, Rakitic, Semedo, Carles Pérez and Ansu Fati.
- XI of the Athletic Madrid: Oblak; Trippier, Felipe, Savic, Lodi; Saúl, Thomas, Herrera, Correa; Joao Félix and Morata.
The eleven of the Barça arrives with some novelties. In the defensive line, Sergi Roberto will go back to be headline in the right side, with Gerard Hammered and Umtiti in the axis of the defence and Jordi Alba in the left side. Busquets, Of Jong and Arturo Vidal will complete a centre of the field in which it will not be Rakitic, whereas the forward will be composed as we already have advanced by Luis Suárez, Messi and Griezmann, in a training 4-3-3.
The Athletic of Madrid, by his part, will go out to the Saudi stadium to play with the ambition to try give the surprise, and will show very intense from the first minute. The 'colchoneros' are conscious that the Barça can have doubts in some phase of the party, and will try to take advantage of of this going out to play with his usual arms: pressure, intensity, defensive rigour, played to unemployed balloon and speed to the contragolpe.