BAR Vs LEG Dream11 Team Probable Playing 11 And Match Report: Barcelona finally taking shape as outright favourites for this season’s title
After being persistently immersed in a gritty fight with Real Madrid for this year’s prestigious title, Barcelona finally find themselves having taken a slight edge. Although Real Madrid are still right behind them with just two points separating the two teams, it’s a lead which could end up making all the difference as the league gets ready to embark on its last stage of fixtures.
For the side, their 4-0 routing of Mallorca the last time around was a massive testament to their title credentials this season. The team showed that the 3 month break had no affect on its style of play with the team getting underway with their title aspirations right away.
It was a win they’ll be looking to emulate when they go at loggerheads with Leganes today, yet another opposition that Barcelona should have little qualms in quashing. It’s a favourable fixture list for the side, one which will allow them to toy around with their playing 11, something already citied beforehand.
“The idea is to make changes,” Setien said. “We’ll see how the fatigue affects the players. But I want to go into the end of the season with the necessary freshness so that the performance isn’t affected by the minutes, ” the Barcelona manager added hinting at rotations for today’s tie.
Defeated 2-1 by Real Valladolid at the weekend, Leganes find themselves sinking ever so deep in the relegation scrape this season. The side’s peril is set to extend today with this formidable, free functioning Barcelona side set to dole out a thumping to them.
Probable Playing 11
- Dembele continues to remain out for Barcelona with the player suffering a long injury setback.
- Leganes will be devoid of action of the services of Alexander who is injured currently while both Siovas and Oscar have been suspended for the tie.
Ter Stegen, Semedo, Pique, Lenglet, Firpo, Vidal, Busquets, De Jong, Griezmann, Suarez, Messi
Cuellar, Silva, Omeruo, Awaziem, Bustinza, Rodrigues, Mesa, Amadou, Rosales, Carrillo, Rodriguez
La Liga 2019-20
Match: Barcelona Vs Leganes
Date And Time: 17th June, Wednesday- 1:30am IST
Venue: Camp Nou, Barcelona
- Messi: 20 Goals, 14 Assists
- Rodriguez: 8 Goals
Leganes Vs Real Valladolid: 1-2
Mallorca Vs Barcelona: 0-4
BAR Vs LEG Dream11 Picks
Ivan Cuellar from Leganes will be our pick as the goal-keeper for the imminent encounter. The shot stopper was the only reason for Leganes remaining in their tie against Real Valladolid, a performance which saw him parry away a hoard of shots without any jitters.
After keeping a cleansheet against Mallorca, Barcelona today find themselves up against the side with the worst attacking record. In Leganes, they are taking on a team that has a shoddy 22 goals, a figure which emotes towards the visiting team emerging from this with a second cleansheet on the bounce.
It sees us earmark the side’s entire backline for the upcoming encounter with all of Gerard Pique, Charles Lenglet, Junior Firpo and Nelson Semedo being embedded into our Dream 11 framework.
Where the foregone docket was devoid of any player from Leganes this ambit will only be comprising of the picks from the home team. We are opting for a trio from Leganes, one which features both names capable of stringing together fruitful attacking sorties and flourishing defensively.
We’ll begin with top scorer Oscar Rodriquez, a player who accounts for almost half of his side’s goals this season with the 8 to his name. With two assists, Ruben Mesa joins him up along with Ruben Perez attributing to his ability to hold fort in the CDM slot.
Despite playing in his first encounter in three months, Lionel Messi needed no time in getting back to his best. He popped up with the one goal and assist for the side to take him tally upto 20 goals and 14 assists this season.
Luis Suarez follows him up as the second top scorer with 11 goals and 8 assists with 8 goal and 4 assist man, Antoine Griezmann wrapping up the trio from the side.
Captain And Vice-Captain
His bygone performance sees us make Messi the captain while Suarez is the vice-captain.
Dream 11 Team
Cuellar, Pique, Lenglet, Semedo, Firpo, Mesa, Rodriguez, Perez, Messi, Suarez, Griezmann
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Dream 11 Disclaimer
All our selections are based on in-depth and astute analysis of the players partaking in the match and a perusal of other reasoning. Please incorporate a slew of factors while crafting your own side with this article serving as a guide to the match and players.