New opportunity for Memphis

Xavi Hernández is looking to shake up his attacking men. from the break, the team suffers from a worrying lack of offensive power, as evidenced by the fact that they have only scored one goal in the last three games, with the aggravating circumstance that two of them were at home: Cádiz (0-1) and Rayo (0-1). This goal deficit shows a lack of efficiency in front of goal that the coaching staff is trying to reverse with new solutions.

And one of them is the entry of Memphis Depay in the eleven, a player who, although he has dropped whole in recent months, is still the team’s top scorer in LaLiga, with 10 goals. Xavi plans to give the international a new opportunity today, although it remains to be seen if he will go for Ferran Torres on the left wing or for Pierre Emerick Aubameyang in the center. The Valencian is playing it all and is beginning to show clear signs of wear, while the Gabonese has not finished feeling comfortable for several games and has many problems finding spaces inside the area.

Photo de Depay

Who will not be sure in the eleven is Ousmane Dembélé, who will start the game on the bench, since he is still convalescing from tonsillitis that prevented him from exercising with his teammates this Saturday. His replacement on his right wing will be Adama Traoré, a player who has gone from more to less in his performance, practically disappearing from the starting team in recent weeks.

And who everyone expects to see tonight is Ansu Fati. The young striker will have fifteen or twenty minutes to feel like a footballer again. It remains to be seen if Xavi will make him play on the wing or place him directly inside the box. to prevent him from overexerting himself and thus take advantage of his innate goalscoring talent.

If they go wrong given, Nor could it be ruled out that Luuk de Jong appeared on the scenewith the challenge of hunting down a desperate center within the area.