Valencia – Barcelona: They are facing their last chance
The achievement of your goals happens by not failing tonight
ANDl Valencia receive tonight, in Mestalla, yet Barcelona touched but not sunk in his ambition to win The league. Thursday’s defeat against grenade, in the Camp Nou, It was a hard, and unexpected, setback for the Catalans, who lost the opportunity to place themselves leaders of the table, although those of Ronald Koeman they still believe that the doublet is possible. Today’s great challenge for the Dutch coach is to recover his men emotionally.
The coach considers tonight’s game “crucial” in his goal of winning. The league. After falling against him grenade, the Barcelona it has been difficult to lift the title of the domestic tournament, but in the Camp Nou They are convinced that if they win the five remaining games to finish the course they will achieve the long-awaited double.
Koeman He believes that his men have already turned the page of the fiasco against the Andalusian team, which achieved the three points with a comeback and thanks to the defensive errors of the Catalans, and that they will compete at the highest level of sport and spirit. The culé coach will trust his eleven gala. Pedri it will return to the starting eleven. Also Lenglet. The coach will not reserve any footballer for next week’s match against Atlético de Madrid. Neither to the warned: Messi, Griezmann, De Jong and Mingueza.
Valencia, without brake
The point that Valencia scratched in the last minute of the game against him Alaves it was celebrated almost as a triumph. Because it prevented a team involved in the descent from getting too close. This is the reality of the black and white team at this time. After five games without a win, he has come dangerously close – six points – to dangerous positions.
Javi grace has rehearsed this week with a new system in which he combines five defenses with the option of playing with double wingers (Lato-Gayá). The return of Correia, recovered from injury and Cillessen are the main novelties with options to go directly to eleven.