Xavi has made several changes in his starting XI for Barca’s meeting against Benfica on Tuesday night in the Champions League.
Bayern runner-up in their Champions League group, the FC Barcelona is in danger before the reception of Benfica, which has two points less, this Tuesday evening (9 p.m.), as part of the 5th day. Xavi relaunches the opportunity Clement Lenglet in central defense, in place of Eric Garcia, whileOusmane Dembele, back, begins on the bench.
Ronald Araujo takes the place of Oscar Mingueza on the right of the defense, while the new coach of the Blaugranas, still deprived of Ansu Fati, starts the young winger Yusuf Demir (18), to join forces with Memphis Depay. Ilias Akhomach and Abde Ezzalzouli are not in the group.
Samuel Umtiti, Riqui Puig and Philippe Coutinho start again on the bench.
The composition of Barça: Ter Stegen – Araujo, Piqué, Lenglet, Alba – Nico, Busquets, De Jong – Demir, Depay, Gavi.
— FC Barcelona (@FCBarcelona) November 23, 2021
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