Villarreal vs Barcelona Prediction, Betting Tips and Preview
In the last match of the day, Villarreal will host Barcelona and try to end their unbeaten streak. This is a clash between two teams from the top-six group so the fans are bound to get lots of goals, excitement, and betting opportunities.
Villarreal are placed sixth in the Spanish championship with twenty-one points from the first fourteen games. They have lost the two most recent matches. First, they lost to Sevilla, and in the last round did the same against Leganes. The final score was 3-1. All of the four goals were scored in the second half. Raba of Villarreal opened the goal scoring sheet in the sixtieth minute of the game. After that Leganes started their comeback with one goal each from Rico, El Zhar, and Gabriel.
Barcelona are placed first with thirty-six accumulated points from eleven wins and three draws. They have failed to secure all three points in the previous two weeks. First, they drew against Valencia, and last week they did the same against Celta Vigo. The final score was 2-2. Aspas and Gomez scored for Celta, and on the other side, Messi and Suarez did the same. Despite the lack of wins, Barca are one the best teams in Europe right now and they are yet to lose a single game in all competitions.
The two sides have a lost mutual history, and in the recent past, Barca were the dominant side. The last time that Villarreal managed to beat Barcelona was way back in 2008. Since then the Catalan side have won thirteen games, and gotten five draws. Villarreal are playing the same way at their home ground, and it seems like Barcelona is an obstacle that they can’t cross. There should be no surprises in this match, and Villarreal will settle for anything else than a loss.
Villarreal don't have lots of missing players for the match against Barca. Andrés Fernández, Denis Cheryshev and Nicola Sansone are injured and they will not play on this match. Carlos Bacca, Rúben Semedo, Samu Castillejo and Bruno Soriano are not fully fit and they are doubtful for the match. All other players are fully fit and they are highly motivated for this game.
On the other side Barcelona have several missing players for this game. Rafinha, Ousmane Dembélé and Samuel Umtiti are injured and they can't play on this match. Javier Mascherano and Andrés Iniesta are not fully fit and they are doubtful for the match. All other players are available to play.
Possible starting lineups
Villarreal: Asenjo; Costa, Ruiz, Gonzalez, Gaspar; Soriano, Rodri, Trigueros; Fornals; Bacca, Bakambu
Barcelona: Ter Stegen; Roberto, Pique, Vermaelen, Alba; Paulinho, Rakitic, Busquets, Gomes; Suarez, Messi
Villarreal vs Barcelona Prediction
Another one very interesting and exciting football game on Sunday night. Match Villarreal vs Barcelona brings us very good betting odds and you shouldn't miss to bet on. Villarreal like to play offensive football and have scored at least 2 goals in 11 of their last 13 home matches. They play solid football this season and all players are eager to beat Barca, but it will be a big surprise. Barcelona are undefeated in their last 18 matches against Villarreal in all competitions. They also like to play offensive and have scored at least two goals in 19 of the last 21 games in La Liga.
However our prediction and betting tips for the match Villarreal vs Barcelona Prediction: Barca to win. We expect from Barcelona to score at least one goal more and our second betting pick for the match is Barca to win and Both to score. Maybe correct score will be 2-3. Have a nice betting day and good luck in earning money with our football prediction and betting tips.