We offer a forecast for the league match in Spain, in which Barcelona will host Villarreal on 27 September. What to expect from the Catalan club’s opening match? – the answer is in our material.
” Barcelona ” begins its way to the tournament with only a third tour. In the last championship of La Liga, the Catalan club missed the title of champion, which it could have won for the 27th time. ” Blue Garnet ” recorded 25 victories and seven fights ended in a draw.
Traditionally, Barça has become an example of effective football and managed to hit the goal of their counterparts 86 times. The team’s top scorers were Messi (25 goals) and Suarez (16), who will now defend the colors of Atlético.
In the Champions League, the club was unable to reach the final, losing to Bayern on 14 August (2: 8). Already on August 18 the team was headed by Ronald Koeman.
Newcomers include Miralem Pjanic , who moved from Juventus for 60 million euros, and Francisco Trincana from Braga (30 million).
Ter Stegen , Umtiti and Fernandez , who has a thigh injury, will not be able to take part in today’s game .
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” Villarreal ” at the end of the last examples of the tournament came in fifth place, which brought a ticket to the group stage of the Europa League. In 38 rounds, the “ yellow submarine ” won 18 victories and finished six fights in peace.
The team’s weakest link was the defense line, which conceded the most in the first eight of La Liga, while the attack was at its best – 63 goals scored, of which 18 were on Moreno’s conscience .
Unai Emery’s team started the new championship of the Spanish Premier League with a home draw with Huesca (1: 1), then defeated Eibar (2: 1), for which we made a forecast .
In the infirmary, guests are Guerra , Moreno , Peña and Albiol , who has a broken nose.
Barcelona have not lost in face-to-face matches since 2008
Barça won 10 last home matches
Catalans have scored 2.1 goals on average in head to head
The last head-to-head match ended with the victory of Barcelona (4: 1)
07/05/20 Villarreal Barcelona fourteen
09.24.19 Barcelona Villarreal 2: 1
04/02/19 Villarreal Barcelona 4: 4
02.12.18 Barcelona Villarreal 20
05/09/18 Barcelona Villarreal 5: 1
10.12.17 Villarreal Barcelona 0: 2
05/06/17 Barcelona Villarreal 4: 1
01/08/17 Villarreal Barcelona eleven
The opening match of the championship has a special implication and will be the first test for the new coach of the team. Messi is still in the squad, despite every minute reports of the transfer of the Argentine, which never became a reality.
” Villarreal ” comfortable for the hosts opponent. We believe that today the statistics are unlikely to change, and we will have a confident start for one of the best teams in the world.
Our prediction is that Barcelona will win with a handicap (-1), and we bet on it using the Winline betting line with odds 1.94