Barcelona to face Real Madrid at Camp Nou / AFP
FC Barcelona and Real Madrid face classics that are not decisive and domineering. Spotify’s Camp Nou is in jeopardy for the league, so it’s very close to that. In addition, as the “Negreira Incident” explodes and relations between presidents are colder than they were a few weeks ago, the eternal rivals face off for the fourth time.
This classic is dressed as a judge. In sports, La Liga Santander could be portrayed almost as Blaugrana or else wide open again because of the consequences resulting from the clashes. related to the tension of This pulse is hotter than ever.
As Xavi Hernández assured in this pre-match press conference, Barca’s players are out of all the turmoil and are concentrating on just one sport: soccer. Focused on improving the game in the first leg of the Cup semi-finalbut above all by repeating the result, despite everything they won at the Bernabéu (0-1).
And the truth is that this match, with the ball on the pitch, is neither final nor decisive, and there are many things at stake that are very important. Real Madrid would be 12 points behind if FC Barcelona won in front of their fans. If you are absent for 12 days.
to Barcelona Even the tie is worth it as the 9 point margin is still a good cushion Nevertheless, he would have lost “Average” 3-1 in favor of whites in the first round. For Real Madrid, on the other hand, a win worth staying within six points is only worth the Open, the Open and a return to the lead.
Being the fourth confrontation of the course, there is little room to explore. But Xavi Hernández and Carlo Ancelotti both try to take the game where it suits them best. Much has been said about this, about style, about how the last cup match was won at Barcelona. Barça defended without the ball and won 0-1. In La Liga, he seems to agree that he has won nine by that close margin.
“If we win, it will hit the table. It will be 12 points with 12 games left. It will not be decisive, but it will be a big blow for us. Whatever happens. , I don’t think it will be decisive,” Xavi pointed out before the crash.
He doesn’t trust Catalan Carlo Ancelotti. He sees Balsa as “a lion, not a cat”.
“If you think Barça are cats, it will be a party. This is not a party, it’s an important match and we have to fight to the end.” Possible fatigue later.
To keep from getting out of that fight, he could rely on a starting eleven modeled after the one that confirmed his Champions League quarter-final pass against Liverpool (1-0). has recovered so perhaps he could have made a change on the left flank, but Nacho did a good job against England and was rewarded with a return to the national team.and Karim Benzema ready for fight despite midweek scareWith Valverde and Vinicius in the band, there was little to no change of top.
This Sunday, Father’s Day, the Spotify Camp Nou hosts the fourth and penultimate Clasico of the season. The Clásico that decides whether LaLiga wins or loses, Second leg of the Copa del Rey semi-final.