In La Liga, Barcelona takes on Valencia at the Nou Camp which is a battle of ninth versus eighth in the Spanish top-flight.
Ronald Koeman’s side come into this side under huge pressure, having only won one of their last four league games, seeing them sit on 12 points after seven games. Barca’s most recent win in the league came on 26th September at home to Levante via a 3-0 scoreline thanks to goals by Memphis Depay, Frenkie de Jong and Ansu Fati. Their other results in this spell have seen them draw 1-1 and 0-0 with both Granada and Cadiz as well as a 2-0 loss to Atletico Madrid last time, as Thomas Lemar and Luis Suarez both got on the scoresheet.
Valencia haven’t won any of their last four games in La Liga having been beaten 2-1 and 3-1 by Real Madrid and Sevilla, as well as drawing 1-1 and 0-0 with Athletic Bilbao and Cadiz. The last time the Bats won a game was on 12th September when they hammered Osasuna 4-1 away from home, thanks to goals from Maxi Gomez, Aridane (own goal), Goncalo Guedes and Omar Alderete sealed all three points.
The last meeting between these two sides was on 2nd May, where a brace from Lionel Messi and an Antoine Griezmann strike helped Barca on their way to a 3-2 win, despite second-half goals for Gabriel Paulista and Carlos Soler for the Mestalla club.
Prediction: Barcelona 2 - 1 Valencia 13/2