They will now take on A. Madrid after a hectic winter transfer window for Barcelona. Barcelona managed to get hands-on with a few players like Aubameyang, Adama Traore, Ferran Torres. Barcelona is currently sitting in the 5th position with 35 points. A Madrid is also finding it after winning the league last season. They are one spot above Barcelona with 36 points. Last season A. Madrid only lost four games in the whole season, and in this season, just after the first half, they have lost five games; this shows how they have struggled. Barcelona now looks strong after doing good business in the transfer window.
Barcelona is struggling in La Liga this season. After the departure of their leading man Messi, Barca does not look the same as before. Xavi, their legend, has taken control over the managerial role has some plans for the betterment of the club. Barcelona has only won two games in the recent five games against Alaves in La Liga and Linares Depotivo in the Copa Del Rey. There was a draw against Granda in the league and two losses against R. Madrid and Athletic Club in the domestic competition. They indeed are in search of goals.
A. Madrid cannot make the same impact in the league, just like they did last season. The champions are struggling to win matches; they have only won 50% of their games. They have the same record as Barca’s in the recent five games. A. Madrid won games against Valencia in the league and Rayo Majadahonda in the Copa Del Rey. They lost their matches against Real Sociedad and Athletic Club in the Copa Del Rey and Supercopa. There was a draw against Villarreal in the league game. They have scored more goals in the league than Barca and conceded more.
Head to Head
Both the teams go hand in hand in their recent games. These teams have been very competitive against each other as they are the top teams in the league. In the last five matches between these two A. Madrid has the upper hand as they have won three games, and on top of that, Barcelona has not managed to win a single time, as the other two matches ended in a draw. A. Madrid, in recent years, has had an upper edge against the top teams in the league.
After doing good business in the Transfer market, Barcelona is the favourite to win this game. According to Betway, Barcelona has a 42% chance of winning the game. The odds are 2.25 to 3.20 in favour of Barca.
Barcelona vs A. Madrid
8:45 pm IST