18 December 2011

A final nine players of the homegrown

Busquets, Xavi and Cesc will return the team to form a starting lineup with denomination of origin of La Masia in universal stage.

In his day, Louis van Gaal anticipated that Barça could dream of playing in the final of the European Cup with eleven homegrown. Today in Yokohama, Guardiola's team will play the world champion title with nine players trained at La Masia in the starting line: only the two sides of the team that presumably will bring Barça today, Dani Alves and Eric Abidal, have not been reared in the school's football club.

The question of Alexis Sanchez, who finished the semifinal with molesitas muscle Pedro allow hold back, accompanied by attack Messi and Cesc Fabregas and striker false.

In the defensive line, Pep Guardiola will go for a couple of plants of the Bernabeu, Puyol and Pique, despite the good form of Javier Mascherano.

Unless there are doubts in midfield: Xavi and Busquets, who did not play the semis, will hold in midfield along with Andres Iniesta. (via SPORT)