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BAR vs ESL Dream11 Prediction for Barcelona vs Espanyol La Liga Live Score Daily Fantasy Football Team Tips & Guide

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BAR vs ESL Dream11: Barcelona against Espanyol is already a massive game due to the context of its rivalry but it has the added importance of being Xavi’s first game in charge of Barca. The hosts have had a really poor campaign and they have slid into the middle-of-the-table. The club are putting a lot of expectations on Xavi. They come up against an Espanyol side that come into this on the back of a 2-0 win at home to Granada a fortnight ago prior to the international break. The visitors have lost just one of their last six matches and are a defensively stubborn team. It is a special game to kick off for what could be a special appointment at Barcelona. It is unlikely to be a slick style at first as his apparently complex philosophy takes time to work.

Match Details

Date: November 21, Sunday
Kick-Off: 1:30 am (IST)
Venue: Camp Nou, Barcelona

La Liga Table:

Barcelona is in at 9th place with 17 points, whereas, Espanyol is in 11th place with 17 points.

La Liga Live

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Recent Form

Barcelona: D-W-D-D-W

Espanyol: L-L-L-L-L

Head to Head

The two neighbours have played a total of 37 La Liga games in their history with Barcelona winning an incredible 25 fixtures. Nine matches have ended in a stalemate.

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Barcelona News

Injury Report and Unavailability:

  • Ansu Fati is out for another week or so, as is Ousmane Dembele, who recently suffered a setback.
  • Sergio Aguero is out for three months with a heart issue.

Expected Changes and Strategy:

  • Pedri has returned and will be in contention here, as will Gerard Pique and Sergi Roberto.
  • Dani Alves has arrived but he is not eligible to play until January, while Sergino Dest is due back soon.

Barcelona Starting XI (Likely)

Marc-Andre ter Stegen
Clement Lenglet
Jordi Alba
Oscar Mingueza
Eric Garcia
Pablo Gavira
Frenkie De Jong
Sergio Busquets
Nico Gonzalez
Ansu Fati
Memphis Depay

Espanyol News

Injury Report and Unavailability:

  • Oscar Gil is expected to remain out, although he is close to returning, while Keidi Bare has picked up a knock.

Expected Changes and Strategy:

  • Manu Morlanes could deputise in midfield for the Catalan side in this clash.

Espanyol Starting XI (Likely)

Diego Lopez
Adria Pedrosa
Leandro Cabrera
Aleix Vidal
Sergi Gomez
Sergi Darder
Yangel Herrera
Javier Puado
Keidi Bare
Raul de Tomas
Adrian Embarba

Barcelona vs Espanyol Fantasy Football Team & Tips

Captain Options

Memphis Depay is a wonderful goal-scorer and in this clash he is the top pick. The Barca striker has scored 6 goals in this season, with one more assists to his name. He has a pass accuracy of 80.63% and his conversion rate is 37.17%.

Goals last season 20
Goals this season 6
Assists 2

Ansu Fati can be lethal in the final third region for his side. He has got 3 goals in this season and has a conversion rate of 32.28%. He is quite capable to score for his side.

Goals last season 4
Goals this season 3
Assists 0

Differential Pick

Raul de Tomas can be star of this match for his side in this clash. He has scored 7 goals this season, and also has a pass accuracy of 81.26% and has a conversion rate of 38.90% in this season.

GK: Marc Andre ter Stegen
DEF: Gerard Pique, Jordi Alba, Aleix Vidal, Didac Vila
MID: Frenkie de Jong, Sergio Busquets, Ansu Fati, Sergi Darder
FOR: Memphis Depay, Raul De Tomas

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Who will win today’s football match?

  • Barca head into the derby with Espanyol in pretty poor form, and are currently ninth in the table. They blew a three-goal lead last time out against Celta Vigo to draw 3-3, conceding in stoppage time.
  • Before that, they did manage beat Dynamo Kyiv in the Champions League, but even that followed a disappointing draw with Alaves in La Liga.
  • Espanyol picked up an impressive 2-0 win last time out over a resurgent Granada thanks to goals from Raul de Tomas and Adria Pedrosa. It was an important response from Vicente Moreno’s men after suffering a defeat to bottom club Getafe.
  • Espanyol have won three of their last six and only lost once, so they come into this game in very good form, although Xavi’s homecoming at Camp Nou has a Barcelona win written all over it.

Odds to Win:

The odds in favor of Barcelona to get the win is 1.42 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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