FC Barcelona has the wind in their sails after securing seven straight wins in all competitions post the draw against Dortmund in the Champions League.
Ernesto Valverde side currently resides at the second spot in the league while being just a point below Granada who surprisingly sits at the top. It’s quite evident that Leo Messis’s return has brought in the needed positive impact which was missing in the first few games.
Meanwhile, Valladolid who sits at ninth has been unbeaten in the last six games of the league. Valladolid has been on the receiving end of three wins and three draws in that period with their most recent result being a 2-0 win over Eibar.
Date- Wednesday, October 30 | Kick-Off- 1:45 AM (IST) | Venue- Camp Nou
Ousmane Dembele is undergoing his suspension after being shown a red against Sevilla. Samuel Umtiti remains out of contention due to a bad knee. Whereas, Sergio Roberto is doubtful to feature. Gerard Pique has undergone his suspension and should be back in defence. Frankie de Jong and Rakitic are expected to fill in as attacking midfielder, while Sergio Busquets becomes the transition from defence to attack. The famous front three of Griezmann, Messi and Suarez should lead the line of attack.
Fede San Emeterio and Ruben Alcaraz are in doubts to start in midfield for Valladolid. Javi Sanchez is a certain miss for the game against Barcelona after sustaining an injury. Sergio could be expected to accompany Javi Moyano, Antonio and Pedro Porro in midfield. Oscar Plano should be starting uptop alongside Sergi Guardiola for Valladolid.
Barcelona- Ter Stegen; Nelson Semedo, Pique, Lenglet, Jordi Alba; De Jong, Busquets, Rakitic; Messi, Luis Suarez, Griezmann
Real Valladolid- Jordi Masip; Javi Moyano, Kiko Olivas, Karim, Nacho Martinez; Oscar Plano, Joaquin Fernandez, Michel, Toni Suarez; Unal, Sergi Guardiola
FC Barcelona has won 10 of its last 11 games against Real Valladolid in all competitions.
FC Barcelona has scored at least two or more goals in its last nine games in the league.
Lionel Messi, Antoine Griezmann and Luis Suarez have synced in a lethal manner for Barcelona this season.
Messi has two goals and two assists in four league appearances, whereas Griezmann has scored four times and assisted on three separate occasions in eight league games.
Luis Suarez has been the most prolific of the three with five goals in seven appearances this season.
Oscar Plano can pack a punch against Barcelona from midfield. The 28-year-old has scored thrice and has two assists in 10 league appearances this season.
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