BAR vs RS Dream11 Match Preview: FC Barcelona will look to bounce back from their defeat to arch-rivals Real Madrid over the weekend which made them slip to the second spot while being a point behind Los Blancos. The Catalans will be welcoming Real Sociedad to Camp Nou in what shall be an intriguing affair. Real Sociedad is also doing impressively well lately by winning four of their last five games, which includes three wins on the bounce. A win for either side will be massive in the context of La Liga, as Barcelona could move back to the top, while Sociedad with 43 points could leapfrog to third.
Date- Saturday, March 7
Kick-Off- 11:00 PM (IST)
Venue- Camp Nou
Jordi Alba is likely to continue at the left-back spot in spite of being rushed back from injury in the El Clasico. Samuel Umtiti could be used in place of Clement Lenglet at centre-back by head-coach Quique Seiten. Arthur and Arturo Vidal will be expected to retain their spots in central midfield with Leo Messi and Antoine Griezmann lead the line of attack.
Sociedad could opt for changes after the midweek cup game versus Mirandes. Aihen Munoz and Andoni Gorosabel will be expected to be made available as the full-backs for the away side. Ander Guervara could be anchoring the midfield, with Luca Sangalli in contention of featuring in midfield as well. Asier Illaramendi is ruled out due to injury, while Diego Llorente is doubtful to start.
BAR (Expected Playing 11)- Ter Stegen; Jordi Alba, Gerard Pique, Samuel Umtiti, Nelson Semedo; F de Jong, Sergio Busquets, Ivan Rakitic; Arturo Vidal; Lionel Messi, Antonio Griezmann
RS (Expected Playing 11)- Alex Remiro; A Gorosabel, Zaldua, R Normand, A Munoz; Martin Odegaard, A Guevara, Mikel Merino; Portu, Alexander Isak, Mikel Oyarzabe
Lionel Messi has been at his usual best in the ongoing season. The club captain has 18 goals, 12 assists and has a pass accuracy of 82.7% from 1801 minutes in the league this season. Messi's inclusion in Dream11 Match Prediction will certainly earn the user valuable points.
Portu has been one of the standouts for Real Sociedad. The midfielder has seven goals, seven assists and has a pass accuracy of 72% from 22 appearances in the league this season.
Arturo Vidal has impressed in the midfield role for Barcelona lately. The Chile international has six goals, two assists and a pass accuracy of 87.5% from 907 minutes in the league this season. Having Vidal in the today match prediction team could earn the user a decent amount of points.
Mike Oyarzabal has been lethal in the final third for Real Sociedad. Oyarzabal has seven goals, six assists and has a pass accuracy of 76.7% from 22 appearances in the league this season.
Goalkeeper- A Remiro
Defenders- R Le Normand, G Pique, S Umtiti
Midfielders- M Merino, Portu, A Vidal, I Rakitic, F De Jong
Midfielders- M Oyarzabal (VC), L Messi (C)
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