Barcelona proceed their wretched season with a visit to La Liga high-flyers Sevilla on Tuesday evening.
The Blaugrana sit a lowly seventh in Spain’s high flight however did handle to edge a chaotic encounter with Eibar 3-2 on Saturday, with kids Ferran Jutgla, Gavi and Nico all netting.
Sevilla have hit a wealthy vein of type beneath Julen Lopetegui this season, sitting solely six factors behind league leaders Actual Madrid. They did, nonetheless, slip out of the Champions League and can be a part of Barça within the knockout spherical playoffs within the Europa League.
What time is kick off? Tuesday 21 December, 20:30 (GMT)
The place is it being performed? Ramon Sanchez Pizjuan Stadium
TV channel? Premier Sports activities 1 (UK), ESPN+ (US), TSN (Canada)
UK Highlights? La Liga YouTube channel
Referee? Carlos Del Cerro Grande
Youssef En-Nesyri is edging nearer to full health, although a begin on this recreation could come a little bit quickly. Elsewhere, Suso, Jesus Navas, Oliver Torres and Erik Lamela are all out of competition.
Barça are significantly struggling within the therapy room, with the likes of Memphis Depay, Martin Braithwaite, Ansu Fati, Pedri and Sergi Roberto all sidelined.
Gerard Pique has served his suspension and can slot again into the workforce that beat Eibar. Jordi Alba is again in coaching and must be match to start out.
You possibly can learn Barcelona’s predicted lineup here.
Barça solely simply managed to squeeze previous seventeenth positioned Elche on the weekend and that is a wholly totally different problem in opposition to a aspect who will need to chase Actual Madrid within the title race.
Sevilla have received their final three league video games – all by one-goal margins – together with a powerful 2-1 success over Atletico Madrid final outing.
Xavi’s aspect have carried out admirably in patches throughout latest weeks however they could come up quick in opposition to a battle hardened Sevilla.
Prediction: Sevilla 3-1 Barcelona