Barcelona’s first football team is preparing to face arch-rivals Real Madrid in the El Clasico match in the semi-final of the 2022-23 Copa Real.
It is worth noting that this confrontation will be the first that will bring the two teams together in the Spanish Cup since the 2018-2019 season, as well as the third match of the two eternal rivals in this 2022-2023 season.
Javi Hernandez, Barcelona coach, did not risk his Polish striker Robert Lewandowskiduring the confrontation with Real Madrid, tomorrow, Thursday, in the first leg of the semi-finals of the Copa del Rey.
Spanish coach Javi Hernandez, Barça’s manager, has revealed the position of Polish star Robert Lewandowski regarding his participation in front of the Royal Club in the upcoming El Clasico match, especially after he showed a somewhat lackluster performance in the last match. against Almeria in La Liga, in which the Catalan team lost 1-0.
Date of the match between Barcelona and Real Madrid in the Copa del Rey
The Catalan club have a hot date with their counterpart, Real Madrid, in the first leg of the Copa del Rey semi-final at the Santiago Bernabéu, the royal citadel, tomorrow, Thursday, at 10:00 pm Cairo time.
Xavi determines Lewandowski’s position for the match against Real Madrid in the Copa del Rey
The Blaugrana coach has taken the decision to exclude Lewandowski from the El Clasico match due to the player suffering from muscle fatigue due to the high number of matches he has played for Barça over the past month, so the coach has decided not to risk them.
And Spanish newspaper Mundo Deportivo reported that Barça had decided to exclude Lewandowski from matches for 15 days to avoid any setbacks for him, confirming his return for the match against Athletic Bilbao scheduled for March 12. .