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| On Apr 22, 2021 8:43 AM IST

BAR vs GEF Dream11 Tips for Barcelona vs Getafe La Liga Fixtures 22 April

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BAR vs GEF Dream11: After a great draw against Real Madrid, Getafe travels to Camp Nou to take on Barcelona in La Liga. However, their overall form has not been that great and their last win came all the way back in February. Getafe has also recorded just 1 win since the last week of January and has 4 draws and 1 loss from their last 5 games. The story is quite different for Barcelona who tasted defeat for the first time since December in the El Clasico last weekend. Since then, they convincingly beat Athletic Bilbao 4-0 to clinch the Copa Del Rey.

Date: 23rd April, Friday
Kick-Off: 1:30 am (IST)
Venue: Camp Nou, Barcelona

La Liga Table: Barcelona is in 3rd place with Getafe in 15th.

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Recent Form
Barcelona: WWWLW
Getafe: DDDLD

Head-to-Head (last 5 meetings):
Barcelona – 4
Draw – 0
Getafe – 1

BAR vs GEF Today Match Prediction Details

Barcelona News

Injury Report and Unavailability:

• Barcelona has no new injuries as Ansu Fati, Neto and Philippe Coutinho all continue to miss out.

Expected Changes and Strategy:

• Ronald Koeman should name the same side that beat Athletic Club in the Copa Del Rey finals.
• Gerard Pique’s return will fire them up as Frenkie de Jong, Sergio Busquets and Pedri start in central midfield.
• Lionel Messi and Antoine Griezmann should start in a 2-man striker role.

Barcelona Starting XI (likely)

Marc-Andre ter Stegen (GK)
Oscar Mingueza
Gerard Pique
Clement Lenglet
Sergino Dest
Frenkie de Jong
Sergio Busquets
Pedri
Jordi Alba
Antoine Griezmann
Lionel Messi

Getafe News

Injury Report and Unavailability:

• Dario Poveda will join Erick Cabaco and Juan Hernandez on the sidelines with an injury.
• Allan Nyom picked up his 10th booking of the season against Real Madrid and will be suspended for this game.

Expected Changes and Strategy:

• Damian Suarez should start over the suspended Nyom as Sofian Chakla starts in centre-back.
• Rest of the team should remain the same as Enes Unal and Jaime Mata continue to lead the line in attack.

Getafe Starting XI (likely)

David Soria (GK)
Damian Suarez
Djene
Sofian Chakla
Mathias Olivera
Carles Alena
Nemanja Maksimovic
Mauro Arambarri
Marc Cucurella
Enes Unal
Jaime Mata

Fantasy Football Tips

Captain Options

Lionel Messi – Another stunning performance from Messi saw him score 2 goals as Barcelona won the Copa Del Rey. He will now look to add to his tally of 23 goals and 8 assists in the La Liga. Messi is a living legend of the game and Getafe will have to do very well to stop him.

Antoine Griezmann – Even Griezmann found himself on the scoresheet in the Copa Del Rey final and has 8 goals and 6 assists in La Liga this season. He has created 38 chances while maintaining a pass accuracy of 87%. The Frenchman seems to have finally found his rhythm at Barcelona and his partnership with Messi will be very difficult to stop.

Differential Pick

Frenkie de Jong – Frenkie de Jong has been a very crucial part of Barcelona’s side since signing from Ajax Amsterdam. He plays a facilitator role in midfield and has equal contributions on either side of the pitch. De Jong is also entering this game on the back of one of his best performances in a Barca shirt wherein he bagged a goal and 2 assists in the finals. The Dutchman has completed 46 successful dribbles at an 87% completion rate while maintaining an incredible pass accuracy of 92%.

BAR vs GEF Dream 11 Teams

Goalkeeper – Ter Stegen
Defenders – Alba, Dest, Lenglet
Midfielders – Maksimovic, Alena, de Jong, Cucurella
Forwards – Messi (C), Griezmann (VC), Mata

Likely Winner:

Barcelona goes into this game in 4th place, although they have 2 games in hand over their rivals. A win against Getafe can take them to 3rd place while a win in their 32nd match of the season will put them right on top of the table. As for Getafe, they are still 4 points from safety and the question is if they can recreate their showing against Real Madrid. However, the odds are stacked against them as Gerard Pique’s return has solidified the defence once more, as Busquets, de Jong and Pedri form an astute central midfield combination. The BAR vs GEF Today Match Prediction should be an easy win for the Cules.

Suraj Shivshankar @Srj1511

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