Barcelona looks to return to winning ways in Spain La Liga in their 2020-2021 campaign after a troubled six months. The side travels to Estadio El Alcoraz on the struggling Huesca side on Sunday with kickoff at 11 pm.
The Catalan giants ended with a 1-1 draw to Eibar in their last outing and are currently sixth in the table, while Huesca is bottom of the table with only 12 points from their opening 16 league matches.
Huesca has lost six of their 16 La Liga matches this season, which is so far disastrous with only one win and nine draws in their last encounters. Michel’s side currently sits three points from the safety of the 17th position. The major concern at this point of the campaign is only picking one win so far.
However, the reigning Segunda division champions managed to pick up four points from their last two league matches against Levante and Alaves. The side enters the match on the back of a 2-1 loss to Celta Vigo.
The Catalan giants dropped points on Tuesday against Eibar at Camp Nou. The side was put ahead by Kike’s goal, which was later converted 10 minutes later by Ousmane Dembele’s strike. The side is currently ten points off league leaders Atletico Madrid who have a game in hand. Their points tally come from seven wins, four draws, and four defeats.
Huesca vs. Barcelona Head to Head
Both sides have four games against each other, with Huesca taking home 0 wins while Barcelona with three wins. Here is a look at their previous encounters:
Celta Vigo 2-1 Huesca
Huesca 1-1 Levante
Athletic Bilbao 2-0 Huesca
CD Marchamalo 2-3 Huesca
Huesca 1-0 Deportivo Alaves
Barcelona 1-1 Eibar
Real Vallavoid 0-3 Barcelona
Barcelona 2-2 Valencia
Barcelona 2-1 Real Sociedad
Cadiz 2-1 Barcelona
Huesca Team News
Huesca cannot call upon Pablo Maffeo through injury, while Sandro Ramirez doubts the clash. It means Shinji Okazaki could be given the final nod in the final third. Pablo Insua is back from suspension hence Dimitrios Siovas and Jorge Pulido.
Barcelona Team News
Barca will be without Ansu Fati, Gerrard Pique, and Sergi Roberto’s services through respective injuries. Jordi Alba is available after suspension and should come into the starting side. Antoinne Griezzman might start on the bench to pave the way for Dembele.
Prediction and Odds
Barcelona will be looking to overcome their current predicament with an away win this Sunday against Huesca.
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