Barcelona – Villarreal : Preview & Prediction
Barcelona, currently 8th Liga, suffered its second defeat of the season in Granada (2-0) last Saturday after a previous setback on the turf of Athletic Bilbao (1-0) on the first day of La Liga . The Catalan club was disappointing in Andalusia as it came out of a draw in Dortmund (0-0) early last week in the Champions League. Barcelona, on the other hand, made a no-nonsense performance at Camp Nou, posting 2 wide wins ahead of Betis Sevilla (5-2) and Valencia FC (5-2) at home. Villareal, 7th, which is 1 point ahead of his opponent of the day, could be delayed by 2 lengths after this event in Catalonia. The “yellow submarine” has not beaten Barça for 11 years and the latter recorded 9 losses at Camp Nou during his last 9 visits! Victorious in Leganes (3-0), Villareal had suffered 1 loss to Levante (2-1) in his first trip. Villareal, who beat Real Valladolid (2-0) last Saturday, could suffer a blow of judgment in Barcelona.
Barcelona must react after his defeat in Granada.
Villareal record on the outside is mixed: 1 win and 1 loss.
Barça have lined 2 wide home wins against Betis Sevilla and Valencia in their first two home matches.
Barça have not lost to Villareal since March 9, 2008!
Barça are on 9 rank wins against the “yellow submarine” at Camp Nou.
Villareal remains on nine of the first setbacks at Camp Nou during its last 9 visits. The “yellow submarine” should once again sink into the lair of FC Barcelona.
Barcelona – Villarreal : Betting Tips
Barcelona – Win Odds: 1.30
Both teams to score / YES – Odds: 1.70
Over 2.5 Goals – Odds: 1.70