Barcelona predicted lineup vs Athletic Club Preview, Latest Team News, Prediction and Live Stream
Barcelona and Athletic Club Bilbao meet in the final of Spanish Super cup and Alley Sport is here with Barcelona predicted lineup vs Athletic club as Barcelona to clinch first Silverware this season after a trophy less season last year.
Ronald Koeman has taken Barcelona into the final of the Spanish Super Cup as Barcelona beat Real Sociedad in a penalty shoot-out as the match ended 1-1.Barcelona took the lead in the first half when Frenkie De Jong scored for Blaugrana after he headed an Antoine Greizmann cross.
Real Sociedad came back into the game just five minutes into the second half when Mikel Merino’s cross from the left flank hit the arm of De Jong in Barca box and Referee pointed to the spot and Mikel Oyarzabal converted the penalty. The game ended 1-1 and it was the game was to be decided on penalties and Marc Andre Ter Stegen Saved 2 penalties to give Barcelona a 3-2 win.
Athletic Club on the other hand beat Real Madrid 2-1 as a brace from Raul Garcia sinked Real Madrid.
Barcelona vs Athletic Club Preview
The Spanish Super Cup is played Between the finalist of the Copa Del Rey and the Champions and Runners-up of La Liga.
Now as Barcelona and Athletic Club beat thier opponents they’ll meet in the final on Sunday which will be played in Estadio La Cartuja in Sevilla.
Barça have won the Spanish Super Cup more than any other club in Spanish Football wining it 13 times, their closest rivals being Real Madrid who have 11 wins.The last time Barça claimed the trophy was in 2019 when they beat Sevilla in the final.
Barcelona vs Athletic club Team News
Lionel Messi sat out due to injury in the semi-final but will start in the final as he recovers to get his hands around the Super Copa De Espana for the eighth time.
Sergi Roberto is back with the squad but his fitness is a concern while Gerard Pique and Ansu Fati are still out as they recover.
Here is our Barcelona predicted lineup:
Barcelona predicted lineup vs Athletic club
GK: Marc Andre Ter Stegen
RB: Sergino Dest
RCB: Ronald Araujo
LCB: Clement Lenglet
LB: Jordi Alba
CDM: Sergio Busquets
CM: Frenkie De Jong
RW: Ousmane Dembele
CAM: Lionel Messi
LW: Pedri Gonzalez
ST: Antoine Griezmann
We Predict that Barcelona will lose the game vs Athletic Club 2-1 as Barcelona have been poor against sides which press high.
The Match will be played on 17/01 Sunday however the Kick off timings are yet to be decided. Fans can stream the match live on Live Soccer TV. What is your Barcelona predicted lineup vs Athletic Club?
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