Barcelona trio Robert Lewandowski, Jules Kounde and Raphinha are match to face Actual Madrid within the Clasico on Saturday. Xavi Hernandez named the three gamers, who’ve been out injured in latest weeks, in his squad for the derby conflict at Barca’s non permanent Olympic Stadium house.
Frenkie de Jong, Pedri and Sergi Roberto stay sidelined for the Spanish champions.
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Barcelona, third, path Actual Madrid by a degree, with Los Blancos three factors behind new leaders Girona, who beat Celta Vigo 1-0 on Friday.
Girona Beat Celta Vigo To High La Liga Forward Of El Clasico
Girona threw down the gauntlet to Spain’s huge two who meet within the Clasico on Saturday with a 1-0 win over Celta Vigo on Friday to maneuver high of La Liga.
Yangel Herrera’s late drive from the sting of the field snatched the Catalans a late victory, sending them three factors away from Actual Madrid and 4 above Barcelona.
Rafa Benitez’s Celta Vigo felt arduous executed by after officers dominated out a late aim of their very own earlier than Herrera drilled house to thrill followers at Girona’s modest Montilivi stadium.
The primary half featured few possibilities till Celta’s Jonathan Bamba broke by means of and fired at aim, however Paulo Gazzaniga was equal to it.
Girona dominated the ball however Celta have been arduous to interrupt down, sturdy underneath Benitez, though they’ve only one win in 11 matches.
Artem Dovbyk compelled Celta goalkeeper Vicente Guaita right into a save with a header from a nook, however Michel’s facet didn’t create any clear possibilities, till Yan Couto fired over halfway by means of the second interval.
Within the remaining 20 minutes the Catalans started to carve out extra alternatives, however Cristhian Stuani and Miguel Gutierrez did not hit the goal.
Celta discovered the online by means of Luca de la Torre however the aim was disallowed for a foul by Carlos Dotor on Gazzaniga, though it was slight.
The guests have been nonetheless upset about it when Girona snatched the lead and the three factors with Herrera driving house from simply exterior the realm.
“It was a really arduous recreation. I am very comfortable for the win,” stated Girona winger Savinho.
“We deserve it, we work very arduous.”
Celta Vigo are seventeenth, two factors from security.