Eibar – Barcelona : Preview & Prediction
Undoubtedly, the Eibar campaign can be classified as positive, despite some missteps in the championship. In front you will have a rival of weight and hierarchy who knows how to stand playing away from the Nou Camp. He paints to be an intense duel and fought in the midfield due to the small size of the Ipurúa field. Yes, the Catalans can liquidate it for a question of greater individual quality.
Actuality of Eibar
The Basques defeated Leganés 0-1 as visitors, reaching 2 wins in a row and 4 games without losing in the championship. With 35 units in total, the goal of the squad is to continue making history and qualify for the next Europa League. In spite of some missteps, the intense and vertical philosophy of the Mendilibar technician continues immersed in all the players.
Acting as a local in Ipurúa, Eibar has added more than acceptable results for the squad that has (6 wins, 3 draws and 3 falls, managing to score 23 goals and give 13 on their fence). He came from 5-1 to thrashing Sevilla without hesitation, recovering from two negative results for his interests (1-0 defeat against Atlético Madrid and 1-1 draw against Málaga).
After tying goalless against Getafe at the Nou Camp and leaving 2 important points on the way, Barcelona will look for a victory that allows them to maintain or extend the distance with Atlético de Madrid. His goal is to win this exit even if the coach can make some variants due to the closeness of the match against Chelsea for the Champions League.
At the moment the culés are the best visitors of the Spanish soccer, when adding 30 points in total (9 triumphs and 3 ties, remaining unbeaten in this condition). His last league outing was good because of the match against Espanyol (1-1 draw after the partial 1-0 of the “parakeets” in the middle of the second half). Previously he had won 4 consecutive starts, even going down to Betis by 0-5 in a single time.
The last time the Basques and Catalans played was at Nou Camp a few months ago (triumph 6-1 in Barcelona). In Ipurúa, Eibar has done very badly against the Catalans, losing 0-2, 0-4 and 0-4 respectively (March 2015, March 2016 and January 2017).
Eibar vs Barcelona Forecast
For betting houses, the table culé part as a wide favorite. And we also believe that, but unlike the bookies, we imagine a very complicated game for Valverde’s boys. Eibar is an intense and combative eleven thanks to the philosophy of the technician Mendilibar, who knows how to take advantage of the small dimensions of Ipurúa very well.
Eibar – Barcelona : Betting Tips
Barcelona – Win Odds: 1.45
Both teams to score / YES – Odds: 1.70
Over 2.5 Goals – Odds: 1.70