AsiaDespatch.org – Friendly matches between clubs will take place in the middle of this week. One of the interesting matches was presented at the Estadi Johan Cruyff between Barcelona and the Spanish League third division team, Gimnastic Tarragona. The meeting of the two teams will be held on Thursday (22/7) early this morning at 00.00 WIB. In this match, Ronald Koeman’s troops are far more superior.
Barcelona last season presented the Copa Del Rey trophy as their proud achievement. Despite appearing quite consistent, in fact Ronald Koeman’s squad is still behind Atletico Madrid and Real Madrid. However, Barcelona has a chance to be able to complete the target in this match.
Meanwhile, appearance Gimnastic Tarragona in the third division standings of the Spanish League last season also did not change much. They are still relatively weak in terms of attack, so it is almost certain that this time they will fight desperately to get the three points. Moreover, the opponent that will be faced is a team like Barcelona!
Stats of Both Teams
As is known, Barca’s appearance in the 2020-2021 season has drawn a lot of controversy. After a lot of upheaval in the team’s internal camp, Ronald Koeman’s troops were also plagued by several injured players. This is what ultimately makes their performance less than optimal throughout last season. However, this time it was different.
In their last five matches, Barcelona has managed to pack four wins and one draw. The matches won were against Elche, Sevilla and Athletic Bilbao. While in a draw against PSG they were struggling in the last 16 of the Champions League and ended in defeat.
From statistics online gambling site As shown by Tarragona, this team still has a lot of weaknesses. Gimnastic Tarragona has an interesting record with three wins and one draw over its last five matches. They were also beaten by UD Ibiza in the third division of the Spanish League.
As for the winning record, Gimnastic Tarragona got three points after meeting Alcoyano, Villarreal CF B, and UD Ibiza. From these statistics, it seems that Tarragona does not have a promising experience in this match. Another case, with Barcelona which is one of the dangerous clubs in the Spanish La Liga stage.
Conditions of Players of Both Teams
Looking at the condition of the Barcelona players, they currently have quite a number of profitable players. Unfortunately, Lionel Messi is still doubtful of appearing because he has not yet received a decision regarding his contract at the club. Only Antoine Griezmann has the opportunity to appear in Barca’s attack line when this match takes place.
As for the role in midfield, Ronald Koeman is predicted to reduce the performance of Pedri Gonzales, Frankie De Jong, Jordi Alba and Sergino Dest. For the appearance of the defense line, the figure of Clement Lenglet et al is sure to fill the line. In the position of goalkeeper, Marc Ter Stegen still fielded for this formation.
From the Tarragona camp, the coach, Toni Seligrat, is trying to maximize some of the players who are believed to be down. There are several names such as A. Miranda, Domingo, Jesus Rueda, Oriol, and Fausto who will maximize their performance against Griezmann et al. In addition, there are also the names of Fullana Ginard, Albarran, and Javier Bonilla in this one squad.
Opportunity for Barcelona prove that they are still considered a classy team in Spain must be proven in this match. Gimnastic Tarragona lacks experience, so it is believed that Ronald Koeman’s squad will easily finish this match by winning three full points from a landslide victory.