Match Today: Barcelona vs Pumas Unam 07-08-2022 Johan Gamper Cup
Barcelona will conclude the preparatory season at the Camp Nou, hosting the Mexican Super League team in the Joan Gamper Cup today. The match is an exhibition match that takes place every year before the start of the La Liga season for Barcelona. Juventus was the rival of the Catalans last season in a match that ended in a 3-0 victory over Barcelona. The Catalan club's season begins on August 13 at home against Rayo Vallecano in La Liga since its inception, which was initially a mini-series competing for 4 teams, Barcelona FC dominated the cup, winning it 44 times out of the 50 times it played. The last team able to snatch victory from the Blaugrana in the Joan Gamper Trophy match was AC Milan in 2010 after a draw in regular time and winning on penalties. The top scorer of that tournament is Argentine Leon Messi, who scored goals in that tournament.
Barcelona vs Pumas Unam
Barcelona coach Xavi is now working on his squad for the new season, so it wouldn't be surprising to see the player he has in mind in the Rayo competition take to the pitch at the start whistle. There will again be sweeping changes throughout the competition, but Lewandowski must top the line, and the Poland international will bid to score his first goal for the club. It is possible that Ronald Araujo plays at right-back. Frenkie de Jong could feature again despite constant speculation surrounding his future, but it is unlikely that the Dutch international will be considered for the 11th place.
Pumas Onam vs Barcelona
As for Pumas, Alves is set to start against his former club, and the Brazilian is likely to play in midfield. Coach Lellini will make full use of his squad in this match, but it is expected to be a familiar squad at first, with Argentine Juan Ignacio Dinino preparing to lead the attack. Eduardo Salvio, a former Atlético de Madrid player, is also likely to play in the attacking area of the Mexican shirt, but Jorge Rovalcaba is expected to miss the match due to a foot injury. Pumas are the second Mexican team invited to participate in this match since Lyon in 2014. It ended The match is a 6-0 win for the La Liga giants. Pumas has enjoyed an unbeaten start to his Mexican Super League season, but has only had one win in six league games so far. Dani Alves' return to Camp Nou for the first time since his release, and Robert Lewandowski's No9 appearance will be some of the highlights of the match.