Barcelona will play at home against Valencia in the 24th round of the championship of Spain. The match will take place on March 5, starting at 15:15 GMT.
Barcelona have been actively fighting for the title this season, and at the moment the club is in first place in the table with 59 points and a lead of 7 points from second place.
A couple of days ago, Xavi’s team played in the first meeting of the semi-final of the Spanish Cup against Real Madrid, and the club managed to win on the road with a score (1-0).
In the last round of the championship, Barcelona unexpectedly lost to outsider Almeria with a score (0-1), before that there was a victory over Cadiz with a score (2-0).
Valencia, meanwhile, is having a very difficult season and could be relegated from the league as they are currently in 19th place with 23 points.
They are 2 points behind the safe zone and the Voro-led team have only managed to win once in their last 7 matches in all competitions.
In the last match in La Liga, Valencia defeated Real Sociedat at home with a score (1-0), before that there was a defeat from Getafe with a score (0-1).
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Head to Head
In the last ten matches between the two teams, Barcelona have won 5 times, two have ended in draws and Valencia have won twice.
The last meeting between the two teams took place last year as part of the 12th round of La Liga and ended with a (1-0) victory for Barcelona.
- Goals in both halves – yes: In 2 of the last 4 head-to-head matches, goals were scored in both halves.
- Corners: total under 9.5: This bet was held in 3 of the last 5 matches of the hosts.
|Х1 1,53||Х 4,50||Х2 5,75|
Barcelona had an unsuccessful match in the last round of the championship, and in this match you need to win in order to have a lead over second place.
Valencia is having a disastrous season and there is little chance of success. Xavi’s team is expected to be stronger in this match.
Prediction for this match: Barcelona win + under 3.5 goals.