BAR vs ALA Dream11: Barcelona will be looking for their first win in three league games when they host Deportivo Alaves at Camp Nou, on Saturday night. The Catalan are leading the charge in La Liga, but find eternal rivals Real Madrid hot on the heels, as only goal difference is keeping Barca away from Madrid at the moment.
Form and recent results:
Visitors: Deportivo Alaves
Competition: La Liga
Match Venue: Camp Nou
Match Timing: Saturday, December 21, @08:30 PM
Dream11 Football Prediction – Odds checker:
Barcelona to win: 3.10 (3/25), Probability to happen: 89.29%
Deportivo Alaves to win: 21.00 (20/1), Probability to happen: 4.76%
Draw: 9.00 (8/1), Probability to happen: 11.11%
Barcelona team news: MIdfielder Arthur and winger Ousmane Dembele both remain out injured for Barcelona and won't feature against Alaves.
Considering this is Barcelona‘s last game before the winter break, expect Valverde to name the strongest playing 11 here. Lionel Messi, Luis Suarez, Antoine Griezmann, Gerard Pique, Sergio Busquets and Jordi Alba, to name a few, should start the match.
Barcelona key players:
Erick Pulgar: 03 Goals.
Gaetano Castrovilli: 03 Goals.
Dusan Vlahovic: 03 Goals.
Federico Chiesa: 03 Goals.
Ernesto Valverde names 20 players for the home clash against Alaves:
Goalkeepers: Marc-André ter Stegen, Neto
Defenders: Nélson Semedo, Gerard Piqué, Jean-Clair Todibo, Clément Lenglet, Moussa Wagué, Jordi Alba, Samuel Umtiti, Junior Firpo
Midfielders: Ivan Rakitic, Sergio Busquets, Carles Aleñá, Sergi Roberto, Frenkie De Jong, Arturo Vidal
Forwards: Luis Suárez, Lionel Messi, Antoine Griezmann, Carles Pérez
Deportivo Alaves team news: Central midfielder Tomas Pina has been ruled out with an injury and won't play at Camp Nou. No other injury problems for Alaves ahead of this game.
Deportivo Alaves will have their star centre-back Victor Laguardia available once again after a one-game ban. He should feature at the back alongside Rodrigo Ely. Midfielder Mubarak Wakaso also missed the last match due to suspension and is available for selection.
Deportivo Alaves key players:
Lucas Perez: 08 Goals.
Joselu: 07 Goals.
Victor Laguardia: 03 Goals.
Barcelona: Ter Stegen (GK), Nelson Semedo, Gerard Piqué, Clement Lenglet, Jordi Alba, Arturo Vidal, Ivan Rakitic, Frenkie De Jong, Lionel Messi, Luis Suárez, Antoine Griezmann
Deportivo Alaves: Fernando Pacheco (GK), Ximo Navarro, Rodrigo Ely, Victor Laguardia, Ruben Duarte, Pere Pons, Manu García, Mubarak Wakaso, Aleix Vidal, Lucas Pérez, Oliver Burke
Change Griezmann with Suarez in team two!
We expect a response from Barcelona to their subdued performance against Real Madrid in El Clasico.