LaLiga: Barca vs LEG




Barcelona will look to consolidate their first place in La Liga as they continue their 2019-20 campaign at home against the struggling Leganes on Tuesday night. The Spanish champions won 4-0 against Mallorca at the weekend, while Leganes lost 2-1 at home to Real Valladolid to stay in the relegation zone.

Goals from Arturo Vidal, Martin Braithwaite, Jordi Alba and Lionel Messi saw Barca win 4-0 against the relegated threatened side on Saturday night. The result helped Quique Setien's team create a 5-point gap at the top of the table, but then Real Madrid finished 2nd with a win in the face of Eibar on Sunday. Barca have suffered 5 defeats from their 28 matches in the 2019-20 campaign, the Catalan giant has 2 tough matches against the upcoming Sevilla and Athletic Athletic Bilbao. Barcelona are thought to be selling Nelson Semedo, the 26-year-old has three assists for Barcelona this campaign. Dembele has struggled with injuries throughout the season, having only made five La Liga appearances and nine times in all arenas and the Frenchman has been sidelined since late November with his latest hamstring problem. that and he will not be able to return to the Spanish champions until next season. Alba's yellow card against Mallorca on Saturday was the fifth of the season, knocking him out of Tuesday's clash with Leganes.

Leganes recently suffered a disappointing home defeat to Valladolid on Saturday, putting them in 19th place and currently equal points with Espanyol at the bottom of the table although they are only 3 points behind Celta Vigo in a safe position. Los Pepineros will face off against rookie Mallorca on June 19 deciding on their ability to relegate. They will be without Argentine attacker Alexander Szymanowski due to a knee injury, Dimitrios Siovas suspended from the away field, this will see Kenneth Omeruo's partner Chidozie Awaziem in the center-back position and Oscar Rodriguez will also be suspended. Bans from Leganes, which will see Javier Eraso play as an attacking midfielder. Aitor Ruibal and Roger Assale are expected to appear in the wing hallway while Miguel Angel Guerrero will rotate in a center position instead of Guido Carrillo.


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