The Dutchman has decided to rest a number of his players for their upcoming match against Cornella.
players,Frenkie de Jong
, will not be attending their Copa del Rey clash withCornella
since the team’s head-coach, Ronald Koeman, has decided to give the two a rest while calling upAlex Collado
will also miss the game against Cornella due to his two-match ban, which he received after being sent off during their Supercopa de Espana final defeat toAthletic Bilbao
. Therefore, Koeman has chosen to put his trust in the 21-year-old Collado, who has only two appearances with the first-team so far.
Barca’s manager hopes to avoid a shock exit after seeingReal Madrid
defeated by their Segunda Division opponents by including Ilaix Moriba,Arnau Tenas
, andKonrad de la Fuente
in his 20 men squad.