Barcelona vs Valencia
Copa Del Rey, Spain
Valencia will be looking to stun a formidable Barcelona side when they visit Camp Nou on 1st Feb. After defeating Alaves on penalties in the quarter-finals, Valencia managed to draw the strongest challenge available for the semi finals. Barcelona on the other hand would be looking to put this tie to bed in the first leg itself. However, Valencia can’t be underestimated given their sensational form this season which has seen them through to the semi-finals and sit merrily as the third best team in Spain this season.
When: February 01, 20:30 Local Time
Where: Camp Nou, Barcelona.
Barcelona: W W W L W W
Valencia: L W L W W W
All the new recruits are ready to replace the ones leaving the club.
Yerry Mina is expected to play in place of Mascherano.
Ousmana Dembele and Thomas Vermaelen continue to be ruled out due to injuries.
Goncalo Guedes is expected to miss the game due to an injury.
Geoffrey Kondogbia and Ezequiel Garay are expected to return to the line up after recovering from their respective injuries.
Ter Stegen; Pique, Umtiti, Yerry Mina, Semedo; Rakitic, Coutinho, Paulinho, Iniesta; Suarez, and Messi.
Neto; Montoya, Garay, Coquelin, Lato; Parejo, Kondogbia, Gaya, Maksimoviç; S.Mina, and Rodrigo.
Lionel Messi (BAR)
Luis Suarez (BAR)
With the kind of form Barcelona are in, it would be a mission impossible for Valencia to win at the Camp Nou. Barcelona are expected to easily win the fixture by 3-1 or 4-1.
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