LaLiga: Barca vs Ath


Barcelona will find a way back to victory in La Liga when they welcome Athletic Bilbao to the Camp Nou on Tuesday night. The defending champions were drawn to a goalless draw by Sevilla on Friday, while Athletic will enter the match after a minimum 1-0 win over Real Betis on Saturday.

Barca's leading position was lost after Real Madrid had a three-point struggle against Real Sociedad on Sunday night despite being equal to the score but less than the head-to-head difference. Quique Setien's side have been in good form since coming back on June 13, beating Mallorca and Leganes before earning a point at the latest Estadio Ramon against uncomfortable Sevilla. The matches are going on dense and fast for Barca as they will face Athletic, Celta Vigo and Atletico Madrid before the end of the month. Barca have the best home record in La Liga this season, winning 14 of the 15 matches and still unbeaten. Despite this, Athletic won a minimum of 1-0 in the first leg match at San Mames earlier this season and also won a point at the Camp Nou last season. The Basque club were unbeaten in the last three confrontations with Barca, Barca will once again be without Ousmane Dembele's service due to a long hamstring injury, while Sergi Roberto will probably miss again with rib problems. However, Frenkie de Jong has run out of calf injuries to start, in midfield replacing Rakitic and both Antoine Griezmann and Arthur both appearing on the bench in the Sevilla encounter team can now start from the beginning. . While Ansu Fati is also trying to win a spot in the team, Luis Suarez played the full 90 minutes against Sevilla, but the Uruguayan could start on the bench against Athletic for having to miss the test. Fighting long after knee surgery. Frenkie de Jong has run out of calf injuries to start, in midfield replacing Rakitic and both Antoine Griezmann and Arthur both appearing on the bench in the Sevilla encounter team can now start from the start. While Ansu Fati is also trying to win a spot in the team, Luis Suarez played the full 90 minutes against Sevilla, but the Uruguayan could start on the bench against Athletic for having to miss the test. Fighting long after knee surgery. Frenkie de Jong has run out of calf injuries to start, in midfield replacing Rakitic and both Antoine Griezmann and Arthur both appearing on the bench in the Sevilla encounter team can now start from the start. While Ansu Fati is also trying to win a spot in the team, Luis Suarez played the full 90 minutes against Sevilla, but the Uruguayan could start on the bench against Athletic for having to miss the test. Fighting long after knee surgery.

The visitors have won 5 points from 3 matches since the tournament returned, after a draw with Atletico Madrid and Eibar they have won at least 1-0 against Real Betis on Saturday night. Inigo Martinez scored the only goal of the match when Gaizka Garitano's team won the weekend, and the victory put them in 9th place. Bilbao is currently 10 points behind the top 4 but only 6 points behind. against Getafe in fifth place for the European Cup. However, the Basque Club have struggled in their travels this season, with only 2 wins from 15 away matches. Yuri Berchiche was suspended for the yellow card he faced against Betis in the previous round, which could open the door for Mikel Balenziaga to start as a left-back.


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