Two of the biggest giants in Spain are set to meet today in a cup match at exactly 7:00 pm GMT in Jeddah - The King Abdullah Sports City Stadium in Saudi Arabia for the Super Cup Semifinals and here is a preview of how each team is going to line up ahead of the contest.
13th Supercopa de España Holders - Barcelona are meeting the Los Blancos of Madrid in the Semifinals of the Super Cup in the neutral ground in Saudi Arabia.
Barcelona who hasn't been in form lately has received a huge boost ahead of this clash with the likes of Memphis Depay, Ousmane Dembélé, Gavi, Sergiño Dest, Fati, Frenkie de Jong all cleared to represent the Blaugrana tonight except for the new boy - Ferran Torres.
Germany international - Marc-André ter Stegen will be in the goal post as usual for the Blaugrana. USA international - Sergiño Dest will take his usual spot after being out for a couple of weeks benching legendary Dani Alves, Barcelona's current long-served player - Gerard Piqué will partner with Uruguayan International - Ronald Araújo alongside Jordi Alba in defense. The midfield role will see Dutchman - Frenkie de Jong back to its position benching Nicolás González partnering with Sergio Busquets and Gavi. Memphis Depay, Ansu Fati, and Ousmane Dembélé will lead the attack in this encounter in a 4-3-3 formation.
Stegen, Dest, Piqué, Araújo, Alba, de Jong, Busquets, Gavi, Dembélé, Depay, Fati.
In-form Los Blancos also has a fully prepared squad for this match with the only injury concern being Gareth Bale and Mariano Díaz. Madrid Boss - Carlos Ancelotti is likely to name this squad against Barcelona in a 4-3-3 formation.
Thibaut Courtois - Belgium international will be in goal post as usual alongside Frenchman - Ferland Mendy, David Alaba, Éder Militāo, and David Carvajal all lined up in defense. Toni Kross, Casemiro, and Luka Modric will occupy the midfield leaving In-form Brazilian forward - Vinícius Júnior partnering with Karim Benzema, and Belgium Captain - Eden Hazard in the forward Zone.
Courtois, Mendy, Alaba, Militão, Carvajal, Kroos, Casemiro, Modric, Vinícius, Benzema, Hazard.
With Barcelona struggling with form lately what do you think will be the outcome of this clash?.
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