Like this they played the futuribles of the Barça in the Champions

Three players on Barça’s radar have featured in Champions League quarter-final matches and none of them have won for their teams.

Andreas Christensenthat it is taken for granted that he will play at the Camp Nou next season and until 2026, César Azpilicuetathat you might as well, and Robert LewandowskiCenter forward candidate, they did not have their day with Chelsea, who fell to Real Madrid (1-3) and Bayern, against Villarreal (1-0) and their pass to the semis is compromised. Other two that have sounded from the English group are Rudiger, co-protagonist of a huge mistake that cost a goal against Madrid, and Lukakuvery unlikely.

The performance of the Danish central defender was not brilliant in a defense of three that choked Tuchel and that showed a lack of rapport. Christensen shared the rear with Thiago Silva, the most inspired, and Rudiger. He struggled with internships and the speed of execution of viniciusthat sent a ball to the crossbar. The Brazilian was a nuisance that he did not know how to hold on to. Neither did Benzema, who scored with an easy header in the face of Chelsea’s defensive passivity. The German coach left him in the locker room halfway through.

Christensen and Rudiger

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Azpilicueta He showed his versatility again by placing himself in the left lane in the face of Chelsea’s needs, but the change did not have the expected effect. He was not at his usual level and was more accurate with a shot on goal that Courtois repelled with an excellent save. Rudiger He was the one who had the worst time and the one who made the most mistakes, especially in a play in which he showed a lack of understanding with his goalkeeper.


Cesar Azpilicueta, against Valverde at Stamford Bridge

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Lukaku He came out half an hour before the end of the game and, as usual, he had a chance to score but his header went wide. Lewandowski neither did he have much luck nor was he wise in the match between Villarreal and Bayern played at Ceramica. those of Emery they overcame the fearsome German team by a result too short for their merits, but stopping the streak of 25 games without losing as a visitor, since 2017. The Polish striker barely disturbed the yellow submarine’s goal with a couple of shots.


Robert Lewandowski ahead of Coquelin in the first leg of the Champions League

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