The Champions League kicks off this Tuesday with LaLiga paralyzed by the defeats of Madrid Barcelona and Sevilla on the eve of Saturday’s classic at the Camp Nou Spanish representatives no longer count in predictions or betting as favorites for a continental title to be decided on May 29 at Istanbul’s.
Atatürk Olympic Stadium the scene of the famous 2005 LiverpoolMilan and the designated venue for the final from 2020 finally transferred to Lisbon.
The candidacy of Madrid hegemonic with 13 titles winner of four of the five trophies from 2013 to 2018 is under suspicion after being eliminated in the last 16 of the last two editions against Ajax and Manchester City.
Although they won LaLiga Zidane’s team has not recovered from the fall at the Etihad Today it seems a denatured and reluctant team because it assumes a resigned loss to Cádiz.
Barças chain of defeats has been so loud that it practically competes with the number of tournaments won five The memory of Rome Liverpool and Lisbon and especially the 28 against Bayern mortgages any project also that of a modern coach who tries to metabolize Barcelona like Koeman Messi is a player forcibly recruited into a team whose fate depends on the cohabitation between youngsters and veterans and therefore on Messi’s own association with Pedri and Ansu Fati.
Atlético is feared for being the worst of the adversaries capable of even eliminating the previous champion Liverpool last season and yet it is not counted as a qualified candidate possibly due to its defeatist nature in the three final disputed while Sevilla still needs to earn in the Champions League the respect they acquired in the Europa League a competition they dominate with six titles the winner of the last edition against Inter.
The calcium the Premier and the Bundesliga generate more signings and football news that no social or economic that Laliga trapped by the loss of hierarchy of their classic clubs and the lack of figures marked differences since the departure of Cristiano and melancholy Messi.
Spanish football is in a waiting room waiting for players like Hazard Odegaard João Félix or Ansu Fati and Pedri to take off the generation willing to live with legends like Sergio Ramos Piqué Busquets and Navas after the groups’ self-absorption led by Isco There is a lot of uncertainty since Florentino took care of beautifying the stadium while waiting for Mbappé.
PSGs fate depends on Neymars biorhythms in the same way that Guardiola’s City aspirations are conditioned by the coupling of its central Aké and Rubén Dias and Liverpool’s fate is at the expense of Van Dijks recovery it will be operated on the right knee and will be out for several months— after improving with Thiago And it is already known that there is no team with more self-esteem or adaptability than Bayern who won in Lisbon and reinforced by Sané.
The investment decreased by 40 compared to last year despite the efforts of Chelsea which has Havertz and Werner and the update of Cristianos Juve trained by Pirlo Nor should we forget Dortmunds effort to have Haaland The common enemy however is covid19 which threatens football at a time when teams are invited to play at a high pace difficult for Spaniards to follow further affected by the fact that stadiums remain closed to the public when the Champions allows a capacity of 30 Nothing plays in favor of LaLiga.