FC Barcelona vs Villareal: Match Preview
It is safe to say that the Spanish champions haven’t been putting their A-game in their last two fixtures in either Laliga or Champions League. After losing to Granada, away from home the morale must have been down. However, this is the Spanish champion team we talking about. At home, they roar louder than any other Football club. Fans are excited as football returns to Camp Nou for FC Barcelona vs Villareal.
Given the team’s potential final third, Barcelona should be able to find their winning ways at Camp Nou.
The Catalan giants suffered a mocking defeat at the hands of Granada in the away fixture by a comprehensive margin of 2-0. The defeat was evidently shocking for Barca’s standard due to the inability of the team to score in the presence of their full-strength team. With the arrival of Messi, the brilliance of Griezmann and the power of Suarez, it should have been Barcelona’s game. But, the reality was entirely different than the suppositions.
However, the good news for the Barca fans is that their team’s performance at home has been flawless. The Spanish champions recorded two impactful wins at home. With two wins having identical scores of 5-2 against Real Betis and Valencia, Bara stamped their authority at home.
With Messi back in the side after his calf injury, the team formation is expected to get better.
Villareal’s start to the season has been extremely eventful. With two wins and draws, and a loss in their first 5 games, they are cruising towards the top of the table. After being unable to win any of their first three matches in Laliga 19/20, the Yellow Submarines have made a strong comeback.
Javi Calleja’s men are visiting Camp Nou after scoring 5 goals in their last two matches and a clean sheet. They are rearing to go and hunt down the Catalan lions in their den.
FC Barcelona vs Villareal: Match Facts
- Barcelona has won its last eight consecutive home games against Villareal.
- Barcelona had drawn its last away match by 4-4 in April, last year.
- Villareal’s last away success against Barcelona came in March 2008.
Ter Stegen; Roberto, Pique, Lenglet, Semedo; Arthur, Busquets, De Jong; Messi, L Suarez, Griezmann
Asenjo; Quintilla, Torres, Albiol, Pena; Iborra, Cazorla, Gomez; Chukwueze, Moreno, Ekambi
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Despite a shaky start from the Catalan superstars, the stakes for performing at home are still pretty high for the Spanish giants. Although Villareal has also managed to put up a show in the season so far, it looks like it Tuesday night is Barcelona’s night. Of course, they have the required firepower to do justice to these claims.
Score: FC Barcelona (3-1) Villareal
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