La Liga: Barcelona will be facing Valencia on Sunday, March 5. Spotify Camp Nou in Barcelona, Spain will host the La Liga fixture.
When and Where is the match being played?
Barcelona will be facing Valencia at Spotify Camp Nou in Barcelona, Spain on Sunday, March 5. Moreover, the El Classico game will begin at 08:45 PM IST.
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Barcelona are coming into this fixture after winning against Real Madrid on Friday. Moreover, they went on to win the game by 1-0 against Real Madrid. Barcelona are sitting in the first position of the table with 59 points in 23 games.
Samu Castillejo was crucial for Valencia in their nervy victory against Real Sociedad last week. Valencia will be looking to create chances from the right side and Samu Castillejo will be key in that aspect.
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Valencia are coming into this fixture after winning against Real Sociedad on Sunday. Moreover, they went on to win the game by 1-0 against Real Sociedad. Valencia are sitting in the 19th position of the table with 23 points in 23 games.
Ansu Fati is coming back into La Liga after a knee injury. Though this game might prove to be a test for him due to the tempo but if anyone can shimmer in absence of Robert Lewandowski it is Ansu Fati.
Barcelona vs Valencia: Squad News
Pedri, Robert Lewandowski and Ousmane Dembele are out of the fixture on Sunday.
Jaume Domenech, Jose Gaya, Gabriel, Edinson Cavani, Nico Gonzalez, and Marcos Andre are out of the fixture on Sunday.
Barcelona vs Valencia: Predicted XI
Barcelona: Marc-Andre Ter Stegen; Jules Kounde, Ronald Araujo, Eric Garcia, Alejandro Balde; Frenkie De Jong, Sergio Busquets, Franck Kessie; Ferran Torres, Ansu Fati, Raphinha.
Valencia: Giorgi Mamardashvili; Thierry Correia, Eray Comert, Mouctar Diakhaby, Antonio Lato; Yunus Musah, Hugo Guillamon, Andre Almeida; Samu Castillejo, Hugo Duro, Samuel Lino.
Goalkeeper – Marc-Andre Ter Stegen
Defender – Thierry Correia, Eray Comert, Jules Koundé, Ronald Araújo
Midfielders – Hugo Guillamon, Andre Almeida, Ansu Fati, Frenkie de Jong
Forward – Hugo Duro, Raphinha
The12thMan Prediction: Barcelona 3-0 Valencia
Barcelona are likely to win against Valencia on Sunday.
Disclaimer: This team is based on the understanding, analysis, and instinct of the Author. Moreover, while selecting your team, consider the points mentioned and make your own decision.