KOKE, OF TURN
Simeone's plan to face Barça in the Super Cup
Published:7/01/2020 - 23:42h
Updated:7/01/2020 - 23:43h
Next Thursday will take place the second semifinals of the Spanish Super Cup between Atlético and Barça. Simeone already profiles eleven of the rojiblancos
It does some weeks, the FC Barcelona achieved to defeat to the Athletic of Madrid in Wanda Metropolitan (0-1) with a solitary goal of Leo Messi in a party that was dominated from beginning to end by the colchoneros in the first time that equalised in the second. At the end, the paradones of Marc-André ter Stegen and a genialidad of 'the flea' decided.
This Thursday, will arrive the second face to face of the season between Barcelona and rojiblancos, although it will not be in a duel suspender belt, but in the second semifinals of the Supercopa of Spain (before, the Wednesday, will contest the first, between the Real Madrid and Valencia) in which it will be at stake a place in the final to say the competition, that premières format.
Of face to the duel against the culés, Diego Pablo Simeone already is outlining the alignment, that could have some variants. Especially stood out would be the presence of Koke Resurrection, recovered of his physical problems and that aims to title for the crash against the group of Ernesto Valverde.
In the last session of training, Simeone tested an eleven with the theorists titled formed by Oblak; Trippier, Felipe, Beautiful, Lodi; Joao Félix, Saúl, Thomas, Koke; Correa and Camel. In the session, ausentaron Álvaro Morata and José María Giménez, that were working in the gymnasium but that aim to the titularity.
With total security, the Spanish forward, maximum goleador of the team, will be to title in the forward accompanying to Correa, being Camel the man sacrificed of the eleven that the 'Cholo' tested. In the central axis of the defence, will go in the Uruguayan and Beautiful is the one who has all the ballots not to be of the game in profit of the charrúa.
The Barça, warned in LaLiga
The Athletic of Madrid already showed in the split suspender belt that is able to do a lot of damage to the FC Barcelona generating occasions. In this party, the intensity of the ones of Simeone ate to the culés during big part of the party and only Ter Stegen, Messi and the sticks avoided a fright for the group of Valverde. The Barça arrives to Arabia warned and will have to find solutions to avoid suffer as much as weeks backwards.