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Barca - Athletic (the lineups)


Barca - Athletic (the lineups)
19.03.2018

The Barcelona and Athletic Bilbao teams play at 2-0 in a 29th round of the Primera. Paco Alcasser opened the score in the eighth minute, with previously unannounced ambush of Jordi Alba. The 30th Messi doubles.






Paco Alcasser entered the starting lineup of the Catalonians at the expense of the punished Luis Suarez. Umasman Dembele once again fell into the 11 of Ernesto Valverde after his strong match against Chelsea. Philippe Coettinho replaced Andres Inevesta with a 4-4-1-1 lead. Jose Siganda bet on 4-2-3-1 with Sabin Merino at the center of the attack in the absence of veteran Aritz Adouris.

In the fourth minute, Lionel Messi turned the ball into a 23-meter foul and goalkeeper Kepa Arizabalga did not take risks and knocked over the beam. In the eighth minute, Jordi Alba fired to the left, the lions` defense was not orientated, the back pulled the ball to the penalty point for the uncovered Alcasser, who technically lowered down in the far corner - 1:0. Repetition showed Alba was ambushed when looking for the ball on the left. After the attack, red-white defense continued to make a mistake after a mistake. In the 11th minute Michelle San Jose gave the ball to Messi, Leo entered the field, turned three, but did not hit well. In the next `blue-red` attack, the Argentine fired a 19-meter front - the Basque guards plunged and slaughtered. In the 14th Alba returned the ball back, followed by a blow from the air of Coutinhoy, after which the ball struck from the crossbar, and with the addition, Ousmane Dembele acts absently and hesitantly.

In the 16th, Alba`s involvement in the Barcelona attack, this time his low pass on the first beam was blocked. The Catalans tear Athletic`s defense with almost every attack. The guests of the San Mamas had definitely been knocked out.

Barcelona:Terr Stegen;Sergi Roberto, Pique, Umutiti, Alba;Dembele, Rakitic, Paulinie, Kouttinho;Messi;Alcasser

Athletic:Kepa;De Marcos, Nunez, Inigo Martinez, Saborite;San Jose;Benjamin;Susaeta, Raul Garcia, Lequ

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