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Published:10/01/2022 - 23:06h

Updated:11/01/2022 - 09:08h

Xavi Hernández, technician of the first team of the FC Barcelona, has in front of himself a stage complicated of face to the classical of this Wednesday by the Supercopa Spanish

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Hard challenge for the FC Barcelona of Xavi Hernández. This Wednesday, the first Barcelona team will have to confront to the Real Madrid of Carlo Ancelotti to define to the finalist of the Supercopa of Spain. The King Fahd Stadium of Riad, Saudi Arabia, will be the attendant to house the electrizante crash of eternal rival that will go with everything by the victory in semifinals of the prestigious tournament.

Conscious of the need to impose especially for being direct elimination, in addition to raising the morals of the team, Xavi will have to follow sorteando multiple problems to arm an eleven competitive able to face up to a picture merengue that has showed imparable from the beginning of the current season.

Up to now, the technician egarense keeps some doubts to form his alignment. From the defensive line until the offensive, present some interrogantes that will have to be resolved in the next hours. An example of this is the right side, with Dani Alves and Sergiño Dest like options, Ronald Araújo in wait by his high medical while Clément Lenglet, Samuel Umtiti and Óscar Mingueza show like alternatives to complete the line.

Frenkie Of Jong and Pedri González also are doubts of face to the classical. The Dutch neither has received green light by the medical part, whereas the multigalardonado hardly finish of reincorporarse officially after surpassing his muscular injury and the contagion of Covid-19. Although Sergio Busquets and Nico González are certainties, any of the mentioned will have to complete the midfield culé.

Perhaps the biggest question mark finds in the front of attack. Ansu Fati Could see again minutes in front of the Real Madrid, while Ferran Torres would première like player of the Barcelona. However, his respective physical state does not offer guarantees and surely Xavi do not wish to risk with them. Memphis Depay, although it already played in front of the Granada, saw far of a good level, by what also is a big incógnita.


Multiple uncertainties rondan the surroundings of a first team forced to raise and take out the caste in front of the Real Madrid. A difficult task that will have to assume with the own responsibility to represent to the FC Barcelona in a classical. Of course that the called to shine will be the youngsters: Gavi, Nico, Abde, Jutglà and, if they attain to see minutes, Ansu Fati and Ferran Torres. The barcelonismo is to the expectation, subtracts to expect by the sabiduría of Xavi and the big exert of the team.

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