Barcelona – Getafe : Preview & Prediction
Continue the Spanish league and this Sunday afternoon Barcelona will receive Getafe in a duel that has him as a favorite. As seen so far, the Catalans can win by two or three goals difference if they are fine in attack and maintain their balance in defense. Special mention for the “blues”, who are tactics by nature despite their soccer limitations.
Located at the top of the championship and with an important advantage over Atlético de Madrid, Barcelona will look for a new victory that will allow it to fine-tune its game in the face of the Champions League match against Chelsea. The League has almost won, having to gamble with everything to the European club event. Luckily for their aspirations, the balanced style embodied by coach Valverde has fallen very well to the squad. He comes from equalizing 1-1 against Espanyol in a classic more than fought, then playing against Valencia for the semis of the Copa del Rey (0-2 triumph and classification to the grand final). They will not play Umtiti for suspension of cards and Vermaelen injured.
Acting as premises in the Nou Camp, which have added excellent results except the 2-2 equality against Celta at the beginning of December. From there, in more, registered 9 wins in total (31 goals in favor and only 5 against). His last league results at home have been as follows: Victories 4-0 against Deportivo, 3-0 against Levante and 2-1 against Alavés.
The Getafe campaign has been more than interesting, since it has managed to contrive to add positive results despite its soccer shortcomings. Moving away from the descent, his goal in the short and medium term is to stay in the middle of the table and add as many triumphs as possible. To achieve this, it will remain a tactical and ordered by nature. He equalized 0-0 against Leganés at home last weekend, reaching 29 points and 3 draws in a row.
Playing away from home, the squad “blue” has obtained 1 win, 5 draws and 4 falls, managing to specify 8 goals and receive 12 in their goal. He managed to steal a point to Sevilla on the hour, cutting a 3-game losing streak in this condition (1-0 against Espanyol, 1-0 against Girona and 2-0 against Atlético de Madrid).
The last time they played both sets, the triumph belonged to Barcelona by 1-2 (comeback after losing 1-0 from the initial stage). In the Nou Camp, Getafe does not score from the distant 2014 when he equaled 2-2. After that, he lost twice in a row 6-0 (April 2015 and March 2016).
Barcelona starts as a big favorite for this duel, being feasible that he can win by two or three goals difference if he is fine in front of the goal. His goal is to continue as leader of the competition, trying not to complicate himself as he did against Alaves two weeks ago (victory 2-1 after losing 0-1 until the second half). In the end it all depends on how quickly you can score the first goal, because if you specify it in the first 20 ‘minutes of the game, it is possible that you score two more as a minimum. Of course, Suárez is expected to continue onfire and Messi to contribute his classic magic in punctual plays. As a final fact, we tell you that Getafe will seek to pose a tactical duel.
Barcelona – Getafe : Betting Tips
Barcelona – Win Odds: 1.25
Both teams to score / NO – Odds: 1.70
Over 2.5 Goals – Odds: 1.70