The La Liga leader Barcelona visits Estadio Municipal De Anoeta, the home ground of Real Sociedad. What is believed to be one of the best leagues so far in recent years for FC Barcelona, this fixture is most likely to be a routine match for them to try out new things and new strategies because they are not just the better team in this fixture but also the best team so far in the Spanish football league. Barcelona has bagged 48 points so far by 15 wins and three draws. On the other hand, the home team has found themselves on the 15th spot of the La Liga points table with just six wins and 5 draws, salvaging only 23 points.
Tournament – Spanish League 2017-2018
When: 1:15 AM (IST) on Monday
Where: Estadio Municipal De Anoeta, Spain
Date – January 15, 2018
Last six performances of both teams in the Spanish League 2017-18:
RS – D, L, L, D, W, L
BAR – D, D, W, W, W, W
Rulli (GK), Rodrigues, Llorente, Navas, Odriozola, Prieto, Illaramendi, Zurutuza, Oyarzabal, Jose, Januzaj
Stegen (GK), Roberto, Pique, Vermaelen, Alba, Iniesta, Paulinho, Busquets, Dembele, Suarez, Messi
(IndiaFantasy suggests picking more players of BAR over RS)
*(The aforementioned players are selected on the basis of their performance in their last match)
Real Sociedad have won just one of their last five games, with Eusebio certainly feeling the pressure in La Liga at the moment.
The hosts are notoriously Barcelona's bogey team at Anoeta and they will be keen to try and take further points of Ernesto Valverde's high-flying side.
Barcelona remains unbeaten in La Liga this season and have a very healthy gap over Real Madrid and the other chasing teams.
Athletic is one of the more in-form teams in La Liga at present and have recorded four wins in their last five matches.
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