The Catalan newspaper “Sport” revealed a different way that Barcelona will follow, in their upcoming confrontation with Bayern Munich, on Friday evening, in the Champions League quarter-finals.
In their attempt to confront Bayern Munich, who are strongly favorites to reach the semi-finals, the Catalan club will follow a new plan in the upcoming Champions League campaign.
According to Barcelona newspaper “Sport”, coach Quique Setien will rely on the classic 4-4-2 plan to confront the Bavarian giants, and the newspaper described the plan as “anti-Bayern” on its home page, Tuesday.
The newspaper said that Barcelona will rely on the midfield consisting of Spaniards Sergio Busquets and Sergio Roberto, Chile’s Arturo Vidal, and Dutchman Frankie de Jong, in the midfield, to impose the numerical increase in the middle of the stadium.
While Barcelona will rely on Argentine Lionel Messi and Uruguayan Luis Suarez, up front, with Frenchman Antoine Griezmann being taken to the bench.
Barcelona usually relies on a 4-3-3 plan, but he will change the plan to become more defensive, in front of the most powerful offensive line in Europe this season.
The nominations are in the interest of Bayern Munich, who have achieved impressive results this season, which will require Barcelona to appear exceptionally well to avoid leaving the tournament that has eluded them since 2015.
It is noteworthy that the Portuguese capital Lisbon will host Barcelona and Bayern Munich on Friday evening, provided that the winner is the winner from Manchester City, England, and Lyon, France.