Barcelona will welcome its opponent Bayern Munich at the Camp Nou this evening.
In the match, which is considered the top of the first round matches of the group stage competitions of the European Champions League.
This meeting will be watched closely, as it is the first match between the two teams.
This is after the historic and thundering meeting that brought them together in the 2020 quarter-finals, which Bayern Munich won 8-2.
According to the Catalan newspaper “Sport”, the Dutch coach of Barcelona, Ronald Koeman, will depend on a method of playing in that meeting, with the involvement of 3 defenders in the back, and changing the game plan to 3-5-2.
The coaches are expected to be included in the squad as follows:
Goalkeeper: Ter Stegen.
And five defensive lines: Jordi Alba – Lenglet – Gerard Pique – Araujo – Sergio Roberto.
While the middle trio: Sergio Busquets – Frenkie de Jong – Pedri.
And the duo presented: Luke de Jong – Memphis Depay.
Bayern Munich line-up against Barcelona:
Goalkeeper: Manuel Neuer.
Defense Line: Alphonso Davies, Lucas Hernandez, Upamecano, Benjamin Pavard.
Midfield: Leon Goretzka – Joshua Kimmich – Serge Gnabry – Sani – Thomas Muller.
While in the foreground: Poland’s Robert Lewandowski.
This match is a real lesson for both coaches, as Barcelona fans are waiting for a better version with Koeman, than his predecessor, Quique Setien, did when he lost 8-2.
While the Bavarian giant seeks to confirm its dominance with its new coach, Nagelsmann, who succeeded the current coach of the German national team, Hans Flick.
Bayern is counting on Thomas Muller, who is considered the black beast of Barcelona in the Champions League.
Where he scored 6 goals in 5 matches he played against Barcelona.
And he wants the best version of his Polish top scorer Lewandowski.
While Barcelona relies a lot on the team system, and the distinguished performance that Memphis Depay provides with Barcelona.