Barcelona boss Ronald Koeman says the very best tribute his facet can give to Diego Maradona is by taking part in with quality against Osasuna. Maradona, who spent two years at Camp Nou as a participant, was laid to rest in Argentina this week after passing away at the age of 60.
There will be a minute’s silence before all LaLiga matches this weekend in recognition of the Argentina nice, who also played in Spain for Sevilla in 1992-93.
Koeman remembers going through Maradona at the moment, the Dutchman has been a part of Johan Cruyff’s fabled Barca ‘Dream Group’ that dominated within the early 1990s.
The 57-year-old desires his gamers to honor a person considered by many as the greatest player in history by performing to their utmost at Camp Nou on Sunday.
“I played towards him as soon as towards Sevilla,” Koeman mentioned. “I bear in mind he was late for the warm-up, but he did a variety of issues and I used to be virtually extra aware of him than I used to be of my very own warm-up.
“I used to be fortunate sufficient to play towards him – that is how the standard appears even increased. It is a shame he is left at simply 60 years outdated and I want his family the most effective.
“We really loved his high quality. On the pitch, you always see the standard of a participant far more. He was the best in history in that interval.
Additionally overshadowing Barca’s preparations for Osasuna is the news the gamers have agreed in precept a wage lower that will save the club €122million.
Barca’s most up-to-date results against Osasuna have left a lot to be desired, having did not win both of their earlier two clashes.
Osasuna would possibly fancy their probabilities of extending that run, too. In spite of everything, Barca’s 11 factors from eight games this time period is their worst report at this point since 1991-92.
Barca enter the match as the 14th place team in La Liga with 11 factors, while Osasuna is 15th with 11 factors.
Match and telecast details:
Date: November 29 (Sunday), 2020
Time: 6:30 AM IST
Venue: Camp Nou, Barcelona, Spain
TV Listing: No telecast in India
Live Streaming: La Liga Fb page, Bet365 (registration required)
Barcelona vs Osasuna kick off at 05:00 PST/08:00 EST/13:00 GMT/14:00 CET
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Barca: Ter Stegen; Dest, Mingueza, Lenglet, Alba; Pedri, De Jong, Coutinho; Messi, Braithwaite, Griezmann (4-3-3)
Bench: Neto (GK), Iñaki Peña (GK), Firpo, Busquets, Pjanic, Aleñá, Matheus, Puig, Trincão, Dembélé
Osasuna: Starting XI: Herrera; Roncaglia, García, Navas, Pérez; Vidal, Oier, Moncayola, Jony; García, Budimir (4-4-2)
Bench: Rubén (GK), Álvarez (GK), Aridane, Cruz, Brasanac, Torres, Barja, Saverio, Gallego