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With 12 consecutive games without a loss and five in a row in the league, Barcelona face Sevilla with the intention of overtaking them in the table and eventually finishing second in the table. After setbacks at the start of the season with Koman and Xavi straightening the course with his possession and position football, the Barca team improves with each of its games, as well as in the quarter-finals of the Europa League (this Thursday They will play the first leg against Eintracht-Frankfurt).
With the absence of vengeful Luuk de Jong – due to the coronavirus – he will not be able to face his former teammates-, Barca will also be unable to rely on the injured Sergi Roberto, Dest, Umtiti and Anu Fati, who are already in his recovery. The last stage of “They are here to win the Champions League, they are currently the best team in Europe”, admitted Lopetegui before the duel, who has three straight draws and who has Suso, Delaney, Acua, Alivar Torres, Papu Gómez and Fernando are missing. , except for the question from goalkeeper Bono. “But it is a good team”, replied Xavi. Capital stake in Camp Nou.
Kareem Rekik’s defensive discipline has dried up Usman Dembele, who is unable to differentiate right field. The Frenchman has not completed a single dribble during the first act (0/0) and has touched 42% of the balls (13 defeats after 31 actions with the ball).
On the offensive, Barcelona’s dominance is undeniable, a proposition that has garnered no rewards as a result of poor decisions in the final third of the field. Neither Pedri’s government nor Frankie de Jong’s dynamism have broken the momentum of Sevilla’s defence.
Sevilla protested without hesitation but missed ter Stegen’s goal and went into the locker room without testing the German goalkeeper. His game plan has been about high pressure on the central defenders, sinking midfield with Rakitic consistently overtaking busquets and with a powerful conundrum in the set.
Ferran Torres and Dembele’s position on the pitch close to the goal line, Barca looking for scoring positions have used resources to stand in the last third. Azulgranas switched his offensive play to the sides (38% participation in the last third on the left and 39% on the right), coming up against some solid Rekik and Jess Navas.
47’00” – End of first half at Camp Nou!!!!
45’17” – Aubmeiyyaang!! Dembele gets into the space between the lines and filters to uncheck Aubameyang, ending with a cross shot that Bono retracts.
45’00” – Two minutes relaxation. We will run till 47′!
43’11” – Jules Condo Clearance!! In a corner kick, Barca hangs a ball towards the far post that Aubameyang cannot finish, leaving the ball dead in short field. The French defender kicks the leather.
41’11” – Frankie de Jong is adding records to the Catalan’s projected plan. The breakout and second-line extra are joining the side in favor of Xavi Hernandez’s team.
40’38” – Aubameyang asked for a fine!! Barca claim a slight hold by Kounde on the Gabonese inside the region. Nothing is punishable for Sanchez Martinez.
39’15” – The final stage of the first period at Les Courts !!! There is five minutes left to travel the way to the changing room. The tied score (0-0) does not play.
38’45” – Ferran Torres tries his luck with a bitten shot after pocketing the ball from his chest. This is the Blagrana team’s first shot between three sticks.
37’43” – Between Jesus Navas and Joan Jordan they cover the space for Ferran Torres inside the field. Foios’s pass to the penalty spot touches an opponent and ends up in Bono’s hands.
36’33” – Fact. Seville’s team has signed on the table in their last five league outings. He has not won in his first visit of 2022 (0–1 against Cádiz) since the start of January.
35’34” – Also, with the passage of minutes, Dembele and Ferran Torres have gradually disappeared from the game. The Andalusian team has deepened the duel.
34’34” – This approach from Sevilla causes Barcelona to fail to be as vertical as they want to be.
33’33” Barca lack some liquidity when starting from the back. With Busquets on top of Rakitic and Martial working under pressure on Pique, the Barca team is having a tough time.
32’05” – Gerard Pique’s approval!! After a corner kick from the right, Rekik put the ball back in the middle of the field, hoping for a second play. The Barca central defender stops it, removing the threat.
31’10” – Anthony Marshall rehearsing a hit from medium distance. Buskets block it. This is a corner for the away team.
30’30” – Fact. Ousmane Dembele is the footballer with the best margin (+3.4) between his assists (7) and expected assists (3.6) in LaLiga in 2022. In all, the Frenchman has provided nine goal passes this season, one more than his last three. Simultaneous campaign (eight).
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