BARCELONA – Barcelona returns to the League this Monday, after the last national team break and with the clear objective of continuing to add three at a time, in search of their sixth consecutive victory to regain second position and thus increase their pressure about Atlético, five days before visiting Real Madrid in a Classic that ventures so transcendental … As it is not to suffer a braking against Valladolid.
The real League begins, the definitive competition that Luis Aragonés would say, the long-awaited coach who catapulted the Spanish team to the top but who was previously a legend on the Atlético de Madrid bench and who left a judgment that the championship is always decided In the last ten days, those that will be presented from Monday to a Barça that will have to deny that the break could have affected them after the excellent rate of results that has made them the best team of the year 2021 in the League.
Defeated in their last seven visits to the Camp Nou, where they have not scored since November 2003, Ronaldo Nazario’s Valladolid begins to look down with obvious alarm. Having won only one of its last ten league games, in which it has added 8 of the 30 points in dispute, the Pucelano team barely maintains three points away with the positions of a relegation that has become a clear threat, turning its He visits Barça in a torment that his coach will face, in addition, with up to twelve casualties due to various circumstances.
“By covid we have Roberto, Luis Pérez, Kike Pérez, Joaquín Fernández and Míchel. Orellana sanctioned. Injured, ‘Jota’, Raúl Carnero and Kiko Olivas. And, as if that were not enough, this Saturday they withdrew with discomfort in the adductor, Yamiq and Fede San Emeterio. And also, Weissman has been touched by his team and the blow to the ankle has not let him even train, “Sergio González revealed on Saturday, agreeing on the maximum difficulty that his team will have to face in the Camp Nou.
At Barça, it will be important to contemplate whether Koeman risks with the alignment of Leo Messi and Frenkie de Jong, who are one penalty card away with the immediate visit to Real Madrid on stage, as well as knowing if Sergi Roberto, more than Piqué, is already in conditions to reappear in a team that, in any case, is not expected to make many variations.