FC Barcelona will take on Alaves in a Spanish Liga Liga 2016-17 game on Saturday, 11 February 2017. The game will take place at the Mendizorrotza Stadium. Barcelona will look to test themselves against Copa del Rey finalists Alaves and also put pressure on Real Madrid by winning this game. The Deportivo Alaves will look give shock of 2-1 defeat to Barca one again. You can catch complete Barcelona vs Alaves highlights video here.
Barcelona is currently second in the table with 45 points after 21 league games and 1 point behind table topper Real Madrid with 46 points.
Predicted Alaves Lineup: Fernando Pacheco; Kiko Femenia, Victor Laguardia, Zouhair Feddal, Theo Hernandez; Marcos Llorente, Manu Garcia, Gaizka Toquero, Victor Camarasa, Ibai Gomez; Deyverson
Predicted Barcelona Lineup: Marc-Andre ter Stegen; Aleix Vidal, Gerard Pique, Samuel Umtiti, Lucas Digne; Sergio Busquets, Andres Iniesta, Andre Gomes; Luis Suarez, Lionel Messi, Neymar
Date: Saturday, February 11
Time: 3:15 p.m. GMT/10:15 a.m. ET
TV: beIN Sports USA
Barcelona 1-2 Alavés Highlights Video
- 46′ Mathieu
- 39′ Deyverson
- 64′ Ibai Gómez
Team News: Barcelona vs Alaves
Bad News for Messi Fans across the world. As it is now officially declared that the Barcelona Star will miss a couple of Matches due to Adductor Strain. Equally important Andre Iniesta is Struggling with the toughest time of his life. As he couldn’t feature Barcelona because of his knee injury. Messi would be particularly missed on the pitch as his Presence is worth for every teammate. Moreover, Mascherano is likely to miss this match due to a red card suspension. Last but not the least, the recent Barcelona signing Andre Gomes is not available because of Muscle bruises.
While talking about Alaves, they are the youngest Squad in the La Liga 2016-17 season and were busy in the Summer Transfer window. In order to experiment the team lineup, Alaves manager Mauricio Pellegrino has changed half of his Squad. Since the arrival of young players has begun, Meanwhile, 9 players are loaned from Barcelona, Real Madrid, Manchester City, Villareal etc. With all the new faces in the Squad, it would take the time to develop team chemistry for Alaves.
Bravo, Roberto, Pique, Umtiti, Alba, Rakitic, Busquets, D. Suárez, Neymar, L. Suárez, Turan
Pacheco, R. Garcia, Laguardia, Galilea, Alexi, Femenia, M. Garcia, Llamas, Torres, Santos, Barreiro
Barcelona vs Alavés Predictions
The Deadly trio redefines the Catalans and Football Fan would further witness the Neymar, Messi, and Suarez trio. Although that’s for sure and officially announced by Barcelona that he is not available for a couple of weeks. Barcelona the 2015-16 La Liga Champions are even stronger.
With Late arrival of Andre Gomes from Valencia in a €35m deal gives more options to Barcelona. However, I predict a 5-0 Barcelona win. Neymar to score twice, Suarez, Rakitic, and Umtiti to score a goal each.
Barcelona vs Alaves Highlights
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