Barcelona will play away against Granada in the 20th round of the Spanish Championship. The match will take place on January 8.
Granada is in 13th place in the La Liga table after 19 rounds, in which they scored 23 points.
Last Sunday Granada drew away with Elche. The meeting ended with a score of 0: 0.
And before that, Robert Moreno’s team won victories over Mallorca and Atlético. In the game against the Madrid club, Granada conceded in the second minute, but in the end made a comeback.
Granada’s unbeaten streak in La Liga is already six matches (three wins and three draws).
Barcelona, meanwhile, have scored 31 points in 19 games and are in fifth place. The gap from Real is 15 points, but now the Catalan club is focused on finishing in the top 4, there is no talk of a champion title this season.
Apparently, things are gradually starting to improve. Despite the difficult staffing situation due to the coronavirus and injuries, Barça started the new year with two victories.
First, Xavi’s team won away at Mallorca (1: 0). The only goal was scored by Luc de Jong. And then there was a strong-willed victory over Linares (2: 1) in the Spanish Cup.
It is important to note that after the change of head coach, Barça have never lost away in La Liga (two wins and three draws).
Forecast and rate
You can bet on Granada in this match at 4.70, 1xbet mobile app are offering a draw at 4.05 , and Barcelona’s victory at 1.73.
For the upcoming game, the staffing situation at Barça, apparently, will not be as difficult as last week, when Xavi really had to rack his brains to assemble the starting lineup.
And the most important thing: with the arrival of Xavi, Barça really began to play better. Despite the fact that the new coaching staff with might and main introduces the youth. In general, the victory of the Catalans on the field of “Granada” will not come as a surprise.
Bet – Barcelona win + match total under 4.5 in 2.11.