FC Barcelona vs SD Eibar Match Preview
FC Barcelona return to La Liga action tomorrow hoping to build on their recent run of good form and secure a win at the Camp Nou against SD Eibar. FC Barcelona will host Eibar in the last round of La Liga 2016/17.
FC Barcelona will play a Eibar side that has lost 3 of their last 5 matches and they have scored only two goals in their last six games.
Meanwhile, Real Madrid will travel to La Rosaleda to face Malaga at the same time and Barça will hope that Malaga pulls off a miraculous result at the La Rosaleda. As the Real Madrid goal scoring spree stretches on FC Barcelona find themselves in real danger of losing the La Liga title. It will be catastrophe if both Real and Barça lose at the same time.
Despite their status as the smallest club from the Basque region (at least in the top two tiers of Spanish football), Eibar proudly sit in the top half of the La Liga table and will surely push the Blaugrana to their limits tomorrow.
Luis Enrique’s side have done their job in the past months as they have just kept winning games and pilling the pressure on Real Madrid, but they await any slip up from Real Madrid to snatch the La Liga title.
FC Barcelona are on a seven match unbeaten run ( W6 D1 ) and they would love to clinch their seventh consecutive win in the La Liga when they lock horns with SD Eibar at the Camp Nou on Sunday.
FC Barcelona: Rafinha, Aleix Vidal, Mathieu are out with long term injuries. Digne is doubtful for this tie.
Pique is expected to start against Eibar on Sunday. Sergi Roberto will return after serving his one-match suspension.
Mascherano injured himself minutes before the Las Palmas clash and as per the things stand, he looks well set to miss this tie.
SD Eibar: Luna, Nano and Rico are unavailable for Eibar.
Date: Sunday, May 21, 2017 // Monday, May 22, 2017 ( in INDONESIA, CHINA, JAPAN, AUSTRALIA )
Time: 18:00 ( G.M.T. ) // 19:00 ( B.S.T. ) // 14:00 ( E.T. ) // 23:30 ( I.S.T. )
Venue: Camp Nou, Barcelona, Spain
TV Details: beIN Sports ( Canada, United States, France, Australia, Indonesia ) // FOX ( Brazil ) // Sky Sports ( United Kingdom ) // beIN LaLiga ( Barcelona ) // Digiturk ( Turkey ) // PPTV ( China ) // Sportsnavi ( Japan ) // Ten Sports ( India )
Live Stream: Sky Go ( U.K.), beIN Sports CONNECT ( U.S. ), Mobdro App, Sony LIV app, JIO TV app
Predicted Line Up
Barcelona: Ter Stegen; Alba, Pique, Umititi, Sergi Roberto; Rakitic, Busquets, Iniesta; Neymar, Suarez, Messi.
Eibar: Asier Riesgo; Junca, Leieune, Galvez, Capa; Dani Garcia, Escalante; Inui, Adrian Gonzalez; Sergi Enrich.
Head to Head
- Matches :- 5
- FC Barcelona :- 5 Wins ( 16 Goals )
- SD Eibar :- 0 Wins ( 1 Goal )