FC Barcelona vs. Linares Sports It will be played this Wednesday, January 5, 2022 for the round of 32 of the Copa del Rey at 1.30 pm (Peruvian time). The Catalans thus begin their path in this tournament, in which they are the current champions and defending champions. Those led by Xavi Hernandez They hope to get another victory and extend their winning streak, after winning in LaLiga Santander last weekend.
The Barça coach, prior to the duel against the third-rate Spanish football team, commented that it will be a difficult game.
“It is a unique tie. It’s a good team, with a good coach. Work transitions well. We know how difficult these games are. It is a very attractive format for the little ones ”, said the Blaugrana DT, as quoted by Marca.
Likewise, the former Qatari Al-Sadd strategist commented on the possible renewal of Ousmane Dembélé and made his position clear. “I am calm, waiting for news. It is not up to me; It depends on the club and on him. I should think about him and his future ”, Hernández commented.
In addition, he sent him a direct message, indicating that he hopes the French striker will value remaining in the Catalan box. “I said it already. I’m waiting for you to make an effort. The sports project could not be better for him. Let’s see what he decides. I hope an effort on your part ”, added the technical director.