Football Club Barcelona will be looking to make it back-to-back victories at the beginning of their 2021-22 La Liga Santander campaign when they travel to San Mames to face Athletic Club later tonight.
Ronald Koeman's side kick-started their season with a thrilling 4-2 win over La Real last weekend, while Athletic played out a goalless draw with Elche in their first fixture.
In this article, we'll be looking at how Ronald Koeman might set up his side for tonight's match:
Koeman could try a new formation by playing with the 4-2-3-1.
Memphis Depay could be used as the center-forward while Demir and Braithwaite occupy the wings.
Pedri could be rested for this match. As such, Griezmann could play as an attacking midfielder while De Jong and Busquets play as pivots.
As for the backline, Eric Garcia could partner with Araujo in central defense while Sergino Dest and Alba play as full-backs.
Neto is expected to keep his place in the goal.
Here's an illustration of the possible lineup below:
Tell us what you think about this lineup in the comments section.
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