Barcelona Vs Espanyol LaLiga Matchday 35 - Soccer News & Odds
Barcelona FC will have on the 35th date the Catalonia Derby of the Spanish League, when it will receive RCD Espanyol, that is a few days away from closing its pass to the second division in Spain. Let’s see how the teams get to this Barcelona vs Espanyol so you can place your bets against their LaLiga odds.
Barcelona vs Espanyol LaLiga 2020 Matchday 35
FC Barcelona Analysis
Barcelona FC still sees the possibility of winning the Spanish League championship from afar, after being four points behind Real Madrid and the matchdays are over to make up this difference.
On the previous matchday they managed to beat Villarreal as visitors, by a score of 1-4, in a comfortable and calm game for the Catalans, who solved the game from the first half.
The Barcelona players left behind two games without winning, something unusual for a team that has dominated the League in recent years.
Now it is Barcelona that is waiting for a slip of the merengues in two of their games so that they can leave the necessary points, to achieve the first place, although this does not seem a very real possibility.
This campaign will be necessary to analyze it with magnifying glass, high and low have been the Catalan constant, unusual things like changes of trainer, disputes between players with regard to the philosophy of their new trainer, have marked a very complex closing for the Barcelona players.
Barcelona continue to be the escort of the leader Real Madrid, adding a total of 73 points, in their record they have the best offense of the championship after scoring 78 goals in 34 games, while at the defensive level they are the fifth best in Spain, scoring 36 against.
- Possible Barcelona Lineup: Ter Stegen; Alba, Lenglet, Pique, Semedo; S. Roberto, Busquets, Vidal (Rakitic); Messi, Luis Suarez, Griezmann. DT Quique Setién.
- Injured FC Barcelona: Ousmane Dembélé (Complete rupture of the proximal tendon of the femoral biceps), Frenkie de Jong (Injury in the soleus), Samuel Umtiti (Discomfort in the knee), Junior Firpo (Discomfort in the hip).
RCD Espanyol Analysis
Fate seems to be sealed already, the second division will be the next tournament played by Espanyol and only an epic miracle would manage to get the team out of this uncomfortable position.
The Catalans have four games to cut nine points, which we can say for sure, that to think that this will happen, will be a real mission impossible, because, they will have to triumph in their four games expected that Eibar, Celta de Vigo and Alaves lose in all their pending games.
It seems that this is simply a matter of time, letting the games go by and even depending on several factors on this day could be materializing their relegation in the next season.
Espanyol’s performance is really poor, from 102 points that have been played in this season they add up to 24, for a percentage of 23% in the season. In addition to this they have the second worst offense in the championship with 27 goals in 34 games.
In terms of defense, they are the third worst defense of the championship, with a record of 54 goals against in the 34 games they have played.
As visitors, they have 13 points out of a possible 51, for a total return of 25 per cent, adding up to three wins, four draws and a total of ten defeats.
- Possible Espanyol line-up: Diego López; Didac, Cabrera, Bernardo, Javi López (Víctor Gómez); Marc Roca, David López, Darder (Melamed); Embarba, Melendo, De Tomás. DT Abelardo Fernández.
- In Doubt: Gonzalo Ávila ‘Pipa’ (Unspecified nuisance)
- Sanctioned: Jonathan Calleri (Double yellow)
Clashes between FC Barcelona and RCD Espanyol
RCD Espanyol has not managed to get a victory against Barcelona in the Spanish League since the 2009 season, when they won by a 2-1 score as visitors. After this game, they add a total of 21 confrontations, with 15 blaugranas victories and six draws.
General Match Info Barcelona vs Espanyol LaLiga 2020 Matchday 35
- When: Wednesday, July 8, 2020
- Mexico City Time: 3:00 PM
- Where: Camp Nou
- Barcelona vs Espanyol Live: SKY Sport
Betting Lines for the Barcelona vs Espanyol LaLiga 2020 Matchday 35
Barcelona will seal their opponent’s second division ticket, fill it with goals in this game, and if they score more than three goals we can receive $100 for every $114 bet we make, but if Espanyol’s defense is effective and the combined result does not reach the indicated amount, the charge we will make is $100 for every $116 invested.
- Handicap: FC Barcelona -2
- Money Lines: Barcelona 1.14 / RCD Espanyol 17.41 / Tie 7.56
- Total Goals: More than 3.25 Goals 1.88 / Less than 3.25 Goals 1.86
Sports Predictions for Barcelona vs Espanyol LaLiga 2020 Matchday 35
We are sure that Barcelona will score more than three goals during the 90 minutes and the score will be big despite the resistance of their opponents. You should bet that more than three goals will be scored during the 1.88 match.