nObody might be sharper to finish Barcelona‘s latest good type as Espanolthey usually have the chance to just do that after they host the Blaugrana within the Catalan derby on Sunday night time League Santander.
Regardless of being eradicated from each the Copa del Rey and Supercopa de Espana just lately, Barcelona have skilled an actual upswing in type in LaLiga Santander Xavi Hernandez on the bench. In truth, they’ve risen from eighth to fourth place underneath the previous midfielder and presently occupy their final Champions League qualifying spot.
Espanolfor his or her half, haven’t recorded a win this calendar 12 months, most just lately taking three factors on the Mestalla on New Yr’s Eve and only one level from their final 4 games – in opposition to Elche, Cadiz, Actual Betis and Athletic Membership.
Espanyol vs Barcelona predicted lineups
The hosts should do with out the ban Oscar Gil and will miss Fernando Kalerowho doubt is an harm. However they may have Raul de Tomas Return from Suspension.
Barcelona might be with out Daniel Alves after his dismissal in opposition to Atletico Madrid and Samuel Umit, Ansu Fati, Sergi Roberto and Alejandro Balde stays harm free.
Anticipated line-up of Espanyol (4-3-3): Diego Lopez; Aleix Vidal, Sergi Gomez, Leandro Cabrera, Adria Pedrosa; Yangel Herrera, Keidi Naked, Sergi Darder; Tonny Vilhena, Raul de Tomas, and Javi Puado.
Barcelona doubtless line-up (4-3-3): Marc-André ter Stegen; Sergino Dest, Ronald Araujo, Gerard Pique, Jordi Alba; Frenkie de Jong, Sergio Busquets, Pedri; Adama Traore, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, and Ferran Torres.
When does Espanyol vs Barcelona begin?
Espanyol vs Barcelona begins at 21:00 native time in Catalonia, which kicks off at 20:00 for UK viewers. LaLiga Santander followers watching within the US will discover kick-off at 3pm ET and 12pm PT.
The place can I watch Espanyol vs Barcelona?
Espanyol vs Barcelona might be accessible within the UK on LaLigaTV and Premier Sports activities 1. Espanyol vs Barcelona might be adopted on ESPN+.