Four things Barcelona need to do against Valencia - football

Four things Barcelona need to do against Valencia

The champions are at Mestalla on Sunday Barcelona head to Valencia looking to end a three-match winless run in La Liga, and they may just be rejuvenated after their Champions League heroics against Tottenham.
Here?s what Barcelona need to do to beat Marcelino?s men:
1. Give Messi the ball

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Lionel Messi is playing at such a high level that he becomes the very factor that decides the outcome of the match. The best the players can do is to feed the ball to him and watch him torment the Mestalla and make their defence sweat like he?s been doing for years. The Valencia defence is weak at defending through-ball attacks which makes way for Messi, Philippe Coutinho and Jordi Alba to lock and load in their usual way. 2. Use Ousmane Dembele?s pace

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It?s no secret that Valencia?s defence can?t control high-octane counter-attacks and Barcelona have players who have bags of pace. Ousmane Dembele looks to be the player who can make the most advantage of Valencia?s weaknesses. His electric pace and dynamic footwork make him a headache for full-backs. He has been in good form for the Blaugranes and showed why Barcelona have invested so much in him. It?s time he put his best foot forward and again showed the world what he can do.
3. Support Lenglet and Semedo

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