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BAR vs ELC Dream11 Prediction for Barcelona vs Elche La Liga Live Score Fantasy Football Tips & Dream11 Team

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BAR vs ELC Dream11: A 2-2 draw away to Osasuna last week continued Barcelona’s run of poor performances and results. Xavi’s appointment in mid-November was always unlikely to be an immediate fix for their many, many issues and the Catalans remain outside of the European spots in the table ahead of this weekend’s round of fixtures. They come up against an Elche side that come into this on the back of a 2-1 defeat in the Valencian derby away to Valencia last weekend. The visitors had lost just one of their last five matches in all competitions but they remain firmly in the bottom-half. Despite their poor form, Barca will still expect to win this one.

Match Details

Date: December 18, Saturday
Kick-Off: 11.00 pm (IST)
Venue: Camp Nou, Barcelona

La Liga Table:

Barcelona are at the 8th place in the current season of La Liga. On the other side, Elche are residing in the 16th spot of the table.

La Liga Live

The viewers can see the live streaming of Laliga matches in India on Voot and Jio TV.

Recent Form

Barcelona: W-D-W-L-L

Elche: L-D-W-W-L

Head to Head

Barcelona have an exceptional record against Elche and have won eight out of the last nine matches played between the two teams, with one match resulting in shared spoils.

BAR vs ELC Dream11 Prediction Details

Barcelona News

Injury Report and Unavailability:

  • Martin Braithwaite, Ansu Fati, Pedri and Sergi Roberto all remain out.
  • Jordi Alba is close to a return, while Gerard Pique is suspended and will likely be replaced by Eric Garcia.

Expected Changes and Strategy:

  • Samuel Umtiti was a surprise inclusion last time out and will likely keep his place through necessity.

Barcelona Starting XI (Likely)

Ter Stegen
Araujo
Lenglet
Garcia
Mingueza
Nico
Busquets
F de Jong
Gavi
L de Jong
Ezzalzouli

Elche News

Injury Report and Unavailability:

  • Pedro Bigas and Johan Mojica are doubts, though the latter has a chance of being fit enough to make it.

Expected Changes and Strategy:

  • No chances are expected for Elche here, with Francisco expected to keep faith after a respectable display last time out.

Elche Starting XI (Likely)

Badia
Palacios
Roco
Gonzalez
Barragan
Morente
Marcone
Mascarell
Fidel
Perez
Boye

Barcelona vs Elche Fantasy Football Team & Tips

Captain Options

L De Jong be the top performer for his side in this clash. He has scored 4 goals with a conversion percentage of 36.41 percent. He could be the ideal captain’s choice for this competition.

Goals last season 11
Goals this season 4
Assists 1

Lucas Boye has 3 goals this season and has the potential to be a star in this encounter. With a conversion rate of 35.10 percent, he could be a good choice in this particular clash.

Goals last season 9
Goals this season 3
Assists 1

Differential Pick

Gavi scored one goal and has the ability to change a contest on his way. He has two goals and a pass accuracy of 76.48 percent. His goal conversion rate is 27.76%.

GK: Badia
DEF: Palacios, Araujo, Mingueza
MID: Mascarell, Busquets, Gavi, F de Jong
FOR: Boye, Perez, L de Jong

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Who will win today’s football match?

  • Barcelona’s miseries continued last weekend when they failed to hold out against Osasuna, drawing 2-2 despite goals from Nico Gonzalez and Abde. That result followed the thrashing at the hands of Bayern Munich in the Champions League, and that means Xavi Hernandez’s men are now three games without a win.
  • Since then, the Blaugrana have made the long trip to Saudi Arabia to face Boca Juniors in a tribute match to Diego Maradona a year on from his death.
  • It will be interesting to see how that result will impact Barcelona’s fitness levels here. On paper, the trip is not what this struggling Barcelona side needed.

Odds to Win:

The odds in favor of a Barcelona win in this clash is 1.40 as per bet365.

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Jeet Ghosh

Jeet Ghosh is a Football Journalist, living and working in Kolkata with years of experience. He is a Post Graduate in Journalism and Mass Communication from Jadavpur University. Jeet is a sports lover but has a special liking for football. He has worked as a football writer with The Citizen, Sportsflashes, Sportskeeda. He follows the football leagues around the world and is somewhat partial towards Real Madrid.

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