Barcelona, Spain, face the Italian host Napoli on Tuesday evening, at the “San Paulo” stadium, in the context of the first-leg matches of the 8th round of the Champions League Champions League 2020/2019.
The Blaugrana seeks to produce any positive result that increases its chance to qualify for the Champions League quarter-finals before facing the return leg they are playing at home and among fans at Camp Nou on March 18.
Barcelona qualified for the final price round after leading the Group Six table with 14 points, collected from 4 wins and 2 draws. It also maintained its record free of defeats, scored 9 goals and conceded only 4 goals.
On the other hand, he qualified for this role after finishing second in the fifth group behind Liverpool, where the South team collected 12 points from 3 wins, and they tied and did not score any defeat, his players scored 11 goals and their net was shaken only 4 times.
Napoli is expected to start the match with the following formation: –
Goalkeepers: David Ospina.
Defense line: Mario Roy – Kostas Manolas – Nikola Maksimovic – Giovanni de Lorenzo.
Midfield: Fabian Ruiz – Diego Deem – Elif Elmas.
Line of attack: Matteo Politano – Dress Martins – Lorenzo Encini.
Barcelona is expected to start the match with the following formation: –
Goalkeeper: Ter Stegen.
The line of defense: Sergio Roberto – Samuel Umtetti – Gerard Pique – Junior Verbo.
Midfield: Frankie de Jong – Sergio Busquets – Artur Melo.
Line of attack: Antoine Griezmann – Lionel Messi – Anso Fati.
The round of 16
San Paulo Stadium
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