The Barcelona team will play a heavy-caliber confrontation against its host Atletico Madrid, today, Saturday, at the “Wanda Metropolitano” stadium, the stronghold of Rokhi Blancos, in the eighth round of the Spanish League competition 2021-2022, and the expected formation of the Catalan team’s summit against Rokhi Blancos is as follows. .
Expected Atletico Madrid lineup
Goalkeeper: Jan Oblak
Defence: Llorente, Savic, Jimenez, Hermoso, Carrasco
Midfield: De Paul, Koke, Lemar
Forwards: Joao Felix, Suarez
As for the expected formation of Barcelona, as follows:
Goalkeeper: Ter Stegen
Defence: Dest, Pique, Araujo, Jordi Alba
Midfield: Busquets, Frenkie de Jong, Gabi
Forwards: Yusuf Demir, Coutinho, Depay
Atlético Madrid is fourth in the La Liga standings with 14 points, a difference of points from third-placed Seville, two points from runner-up Real Sociedad, and three points from leaders Real Madrid.
Barcelona is sixth in the Spanish league standings with 12 points and has a game in hand.
For his part, Dutch coach Ronald Koeman confirmed that he was tired of talking a lot to defend himself that the team is in a stage of development against the background of the poor results that hit the team during the last period, noting at the same time that he does not yet know his future after the Atletico match. Madrid, whether to leave or continue.
Koeman said during the match’s press conference: “So far, I am continuing with the team. The club has not told me anything yet.
On how to face Atletico Madrid, he commented: “There are different methods on the field, they are the champions of La Liga last season, they are a very competitive team, it is difficult to create opportunities in front of them.”