On Sunday, Barcelona will face its most difficult test since the beginning of the Spanish Football League, when it hosts Seville at the Camp Nou stadium in the fifth stage.
In these lines, we talk about the date of the Barcelona and Seville match in the Spanish League,
the transmission channels, and the most prominent details.
After missing the first two stages and postponing their matches with Elche and Athletic Bilbao to give their players a chance to catch their breath after the late season and reaching the Champions League quarter-finals,
Barcelona emerged victorious in the third and fourth stages with two big results over Villarreal (4-0) and Celta Vigo (3-0).
Despite the problems that accompanied the start of the season and the attempt to leave Argentine star Lionel Messi
and the abandonment of his Uruguayan friends Luis Suarez and Chilean Arturo Vidal in addition to Ivan Rakitic,
Dutch coach Ronald Koeman with his former team was promising, but the serious test now begins with a series of three very difficult matches.
Seville, who in turn won their first two matches of the season (he missed the first two stages as a result of his continental season and won the European League title),
will be the first of these three tests, be followed by current leaders Getafe and then arch-rivals Real Madrid.
Coman was satisfied with what his team had done so far, especially in Thursday’s match against Celta Vigo,
where he had to complete the match with ten players since the 42nd minute after Frenchman Clement Lenglet was sent off, saying:
«We did a great job.
I am very proud of this team. We worked very hard and played with a lot of discipline despite the numerical shortage,
and even we were the most dangerous (after the expulsion). I am so happy”.
Young Ansu Fati, who had a double in the first match against Villarreal, emerged again,
then scored the first goal in Thursday’s match against Celta Vigo,
and Brazilian midfielder Felipe Coutinho returned to his previous level under the leadership of the Dutchman after returning from his loan to Bayern Munich,
especially by playing in The position, he likes is directly behind the attackers.
Although he was not up to par, Koeman praised both Messi and Fati, saying, “They were amazing,
like the rest of the team. Liu made a lot of effort and was important in the match. ”
Coman hopes to add a third victory when his team confronts its guest, Seville,
who has not tasted victory over the “Blaugrana” in their stadium in the league competitions since December 15, 2002, when he beat them 3-0,
while the last victory of the Andalusian club in all competitions at the stadium of his Catalan opponent To January 5, 2010, in the Cup competition (2-1).
Date Barcelona vs Sevilla
The Barcelona and Seville match in the Spanish League will take place at 19:00 GMT .
The expected formation of Barcelona
The Barcelona squad will be absent from Clémon Lunglet due to his red card in the last game against Celta Vigo. It is also expected that Umtiti will be absent from injury and Marc-Andre ter Stegen.
Coman Benito is expected to start in goalkeeping, Roberto, Ronald Araujo, Pique and Alba in defense, Busquets and Pjanic in the middle, and ahead of them Coutinho, Griezmann and Fati, and Lionel Messi will lead the attack.
Formation | 4-2-3-1
Jordi Alba – Ronald Araujo – Gerard Pique – Sergi Roberto
Miralem Pjanic – Sergio Busquets
Ansu Fati – Felipe Coutinho – Antoine Griezmann
Expected formation of Seville
Carlos Fernandez and Brian Gil will miss Sevilla due to injury.
Julen Lopetegui is expected to start the match with Bono in goalkeeping, with Conde, Diego Carlos, right-back Jes نافs Navas, Sergio Escudero as left-back, in midfield Rakitic, Fernando, and Jordan, and in the attack by Lucas Ocampos, De Young, and Munir El-Haddadi.
Formation | 4-3-3
Sergio Escudero – Diego Carlos – Jules Conde – Jesus Navas
Juan Jordaan – Fernando – Ivan Rakitic
Lucas Ocampos – Luc de Young – Mounir Al-Haddadi