The return to the courts of Lionel Messi is the most anticipated by the world of football and will be given today from 17 o’clock through ESPN, when Barcelona visits Mallorca by the 28th date of La Liga, which has the Catalan team as leader only two points above Real Madrid, who on Sunday receives Eibar.After some seasons fighting the podium , it is strange not to see Atletico Madrid, the team of Cholo Simeone, among those above. He currently ranks sixth, outside the Champions League spots. The top spots in the table are maintained this way: Barcelona 58, Real Madrid 56, Sevilla 50, Getafe 46, Real Sociedad 46, Atlético 45 and Valencia 43.
Barcelona will form with the best it has: Ter Stegen; Sergi Roberto, Piqué, Umtiti, Alba; Rakitic, Busquets, De Jong; Messi, Luis Suarez and Griezmann. In addition, another who returns to the courts is Luis Suarez, who was had knee surgery 5 months ago and thanks to the pandemic gained recovery time. Meanwhile, The Mallorca, which needs to win to leave the relegation posts, had these eleven: Queen; Well, Valjent, Raíllo, Gámez; Dani Rodríguez, Baba, Salva Sevilla, Kubo; Budimir, Cucho.
The Flea will try to score at least one goal to discount the difference it has with Robert Lewandowski, the Bayern Munich striker, who currently dominates the rankings of Europe’s goalscorers (Messi scored 19 and the Polish 30) to take the Golden Boot, a prize they give to the world’s top scorer.