February 8, 2018
| On 3 years ago


By Koustav Shaw @@GodKoustav

Valencia vs Barcelona

Copa Del Rey – 2017/18

The upcoming fixture of  Copa Del Rey  is going to see the clash of Valencia and Barcelona in Valencia’s home ground Mestalla Stadium and is expected to be a thrilling contest because in the first leg in Camp Nou, Barcelona has scored one goal and they are already ahead on aggregate for this fixture. The game is to be played 2:00 AM (IST) on 9th February, 2018.  The preview of the match is listed below:

Match Details:

When: February 9, 2:00 AM IST

Where: Mestalla Stadium, Spain

VAL vs BAR Team News:

Valencia Team News:

  • Andreas Pereira is ruled out for this game since he was injured in the first leg of this fixture
  • Toni Lato and Jose Gaya are expected to start this game for the home team with Goncalo Guedes as of now
  • Rodrigo is expected to play the game from the start

Barcelona Team News:

  • Gerard Pique is still suffering from his knee injury but is expected to start this game for the away team
  • Jordi Alba and Lionel Messi are expected to play from the start in this game
  • Sergi Roberto and Andres Iniesta are most likely to start this game for the away team

VAL vs BAR Probable XI:


Domenech (GK), Gaya, garay, Paulista, Montoya, Soler, Parejo, Kondogbia, Lato, Moreno, Mina


Cillessen (GK), Roberto, Pique, Umtiti, Alba, Iniesta, Busquets, Paulinho, Rakitic, Messi, Suarez

Expected Winner:

Our bet is on the away team for this game since they have won already won the first leg and is also leading by one home goal in this fixture. Moreover, if we are to go by statistics then Barcelona is the better team any day than Valencia. The only chance the home team has for this game is if a miracle happens because this game won’t be easy for them to win.

Note: This VAL vs BAR match preview is based on our research and understanding from various news sources. You can select your own playing 11 on the basis of team news.

VAL vs BAR Fantasy Team:

Koustav Shaw @@GodKoustav

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