Barcelona Predicted lineup vs Real Sociedad, Preview, Team News, Prediction and Live Stream
Barcelona welcome league leaders Real Sociedad on Wednesday and Alley Sport is here with Barcelona Predicted lineup vs Real Sociedad, as to how the Blaugrana will look when they face Basque as Erreala at the Camp Nou.
Barcelona come into this game with a loss in Champions League week against Juventus. Yesterday, they won against Levante in La Liga. Barcelona found it difficult to find the deadlock till seventy-fifth minute and in the next minute Lionel Messi was in after receiving a neat pass from Frenkie De Jong, Messi drilled a low shot which went in after striking the post.
Barcelona Predicted lineup vs Real Sociedad Preview
With the win against Levante, Barcelona move to eighth position on the table and close the gap on the league leaders, Sociedad, by nine points.
Real Sociedad will be looking to take advantage of Atletico Madrid’s defeat in the Madrid derby a day before which makes them equal on points and goal difference, the only thing that remains now is the matches played which is 2 games. The last time these sides met at Camp Nou, Barcelona won the match 1-0 via a penalty converted by Lionel Messi in the eighty-first minute to give Barcelona the 3 points.
The penalty decision given by referee, Juan Martinez Munuera, was criticized as the decision given against Sociedad player, Robin Le Normand, for hand-ball after checking VAR showed that his arm was in an unnatural position when the ball struck his hand while defending a cross.
Barcelona Predicted lineup vs Real Sociedad: Team News
Samuel Umtiti is back after a long time with Knee Problems as he replaced French compatriot Antoine Griezmann in the eighty-ninth minute which is good sign as Barcelona have been making defensive mistakes. Although Umtiti has been asked to leave the club but let’s see as he can be retained for another six months as Barcelona need defensive options.
Ansu Fati, Sergei Roberto and Gerard Pique are still unavailable as they are recovering from their respective injuries.
Barcelona Predicted lineup vs Real Sociedad
Barcelona possible Starting XI:-
GK: Marc Andre Ter Stegen
RB: Sergino Dest
RCB: Ronald Araujo
LCB: Clement Lenglet
LB: Jordi Alba
DM: Sergio Busquets
RW: Antoine Griezmann
CM: Frenkie De Jong
LW: Martin Braithwaite
ST: Lionel Messi
We predict that Barcelona will lose the fixture 2-1 as Real Sociedad are on better run of games at the moment. The match kicks off at GMT 20:00 PM on December 16 for British viewers and for the Indian viewers, the match kicks off at 1:30 AM IST on December 17, and can be viewed live on Facebook Watch.
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