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Huesca vs Barcelona: La Liga Match Preview

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Barcelona will travel to Huesca for their La Liga fixture on Saturday after their midweek game against Manchester United at Old Trafford.

The battle will be between the team at the top and bottom of the La Liga. As Messi and co. takes on the relegation battlers.

Form

Huesca – LLLDD

Huesca has drawn their last two home games. They still are the least favourite to survive the relegation among the teams battling out. Their poor form is expected to continue against the league leaders.

Barcelona – WWDWW

Barcelona won their first leg of UEFA Champions League quarter-final at Old Trafford in the midweek. They have been the team in form lately. Valverde’s boys only had that game against Villareal where they looked to be struggling, but they still managed to draw that game with two goals in last five minutes.

Injury/Suspensions

Huesca

Luisinho, Pablo Insua and Carlos Akapo are all expected to miss the home game against Barcelona due to injury.

Barcelona

Rafinha is the only injured absentee for Barcelona. Gerard Pique and Luis Suarez will miss the game due to the suspension. Ousmane Dembele is back fit and is expected to play some part in the game.

Probable Line-ups

Huesca

Formation: 3-5-2

Santamaria; Pulido, Exteita, Mantovani; Miramon, Herrera, Rivera, Gomez, Galan; Avila, Hernandez.

Barcelona

Formation: 4-3-3

Stegen; Roberto, Lenglet, Umtiti, Semedo; Vidal, Rakitic, Alena; Malcolm, Boateng, Coutinho.

Stadium

Estadio El Alcoraz, Huesca

Possible Outcome

Barcelona will be missing many of their key players. As they will be rested for the Manchester United game on Tuesday next week.

Huesca might have drawn their last two games at home, but against Barcelona it’s hard to see them getting any points.

It might take some time but Barcelona will be the eventual winners of the game. Coutinho and Malcolm will test the home side’s defence with their trickery.

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