FC Barcelona have already secured the La Liga title, yet they have to play three more games. Tonight, the La Liga Champion will travel to Jose Zorrilla to play against the home team, Real Valladolid. This game is very important for the home team to avoid relegation. Real Valladolid are in 18th with 35 points. Therefore, they must win this game to survive in La Liga.

Stats & Facts

Real Valladolid have been struggling since the start of the season. They have lost 20 of their 35 league games so far. Moreover, Real Valladolid have lost all of their last five games in La Liga. On the other hand, FC Barcelona have lost two of their last five La Liga match.

Anyway, Barcelona have been a dominant side against Real Valladolid. The Catalan club have won 15 of their previous 16 meetings over Valladolid. In those games, Barcelona scored 43 goals and conceded only six. Furthermore, Real Valladolid failed to beat Barcelona since 2014. They won only one of their last nine home games against Barcelona.

Team News

It will be a challenge for Real Valladolid to face the La Liga Champions since several of their players are injured. The host will miss the service of Luis Perez, Selim Amallah, and Anuar Tuhami through injury. Moreover, Martin Hongla will miss the clash due to suspension.

As for FC Barcelona, midfield Gavi is set to return tonight after missing the game against Real Sociedad. Unfortunately, Pedri and Ronald Araujo remain injured and will miss the game.

The Possible Lineup for Real Valladolid:

Masip; Fernandez, Sanchez, El Yamiq; Rosa, Monchu, Aguado, Olaza; Plata, Marin, Leon

The Possible Lineup for Barcelona:

Ter Stegen; Roberto, Alonso, Christensen, Balde; Gavi, Busquets, F de Jong; Dembele, Lewandowski, Raphinha

Betfair Odds

Real Valladolid: 3.90

Draw: 3.80

FC Barcelona: 1.90

Xavi’s thoughts

Barca boss Xavi has shared his thoughts ahead of the match. He said, “Whatever happens, in these games it’s the team who most need the points who tend to get the results. Look at Espanyol against Rayo, or us against Real Sociedad. But don’t doubt that I intend to put out the best team possible to get a good result. We want to end the season on a high.”

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