Sunday, 12.18.2016, starting at 19:45 will take place duel Barcelona – Espanyol in the 16th round of the first leagues in Spain.
Barcelona lies currently in 2nd position in the ranking Primera Division with 31 points accumulated after 15 matches of the championship.
The hosts are on an upward slope, with two consecutive victories in all competitions. After the success of the UEFA Champions League, 4-0 in front of Monchengladbach, Barcelona defeated Osasuna in the last round, 3-0.
Argentine Lionel Messi is the team’s leading scorer in the championship with 11 of its achievements, so far.
Jeremy Mathieu is only absent from the lot Catalans because of medical problems addressed.
Barcelona Probable team: Ter Stegen – Alba, Pique, Umtiti, Roberto – Iniesta, Busquets, Gomes – Neymar, Suarez, Messi
On the other side, Espanyol ranks 9th in the ranking first league Spain, the team managed to collect 22 points in 15 stages.
The guests were in a pretty good shape, with three victories recorded in the last 4 matches of the championship. Previous stage, Espanyol triumphed on home soil, 2-1, in front of Gijon.
Spaniard G. Moreno is the best scorer of the team in the Premier League, it has scored 6 goals in 16 matches of the championship.
The guests have no absent for this trip. However, Victor Alvarez and Hernan Perez are still uncertain.
Espanyol Probable team: Lopez – Sanchez, Lopez, Reyes, Caricol – Jurado, Diop, Fuego, Piatti – Moreno, Baptistao