LaLiga: Villarreal vs FC Barcelona

Villarreal vs FC Barcelona Betting Tip and Predictions. In the one of the most interesting matches this weekend in LaLiga, Villarreal host FC Barcelona at Estadio El Madrigal. Read below betting preview, betting tips, useful info and betting predictions for the match between Villarreal vs FC Barcelona.

Villarreal started this season in LaLiga very good and they are currently standing at the 4th position. The priority for this season is to finish in the Top 4 and play in the Champions League next season. After poor period, they have improved their performance and they are unbeaten in the last three league games. Meanwhile, they lost against Real Sociedad 3-1 in the first match of the 1/8 finals of Copa del Rey, but their manager Fran Escribá has made some changes on that match and rested few important players. Home side play very good upfront their supporters where they lost only once in LaLiga this season and conceded only 5 goals. Villarreal have solid good attack, but their main strengths is their defence. Home team have the best defence in Spanish football league and they conceded only 11 goals in 16 matches. The match against FC Barcelona is very important for them and they will try to do their best in order to avoid defeat.

FC Barcelona stand at the second position with 6 points less than leader Real Madrid and they have to win the match against Villarreal in order to stay in the race for the title. If they lose this game, it will be hard for them to get back, because their main rivals for the title could have huge advantage. Barcelona lost the first game of the 1/8 finals of Spanish Cup against Athletic Bilbao 2-1 three days ago, so they have to improve their performance in order to win this game. Visitors have amazing team and players such as Messi, Surarez and Neymar, and they are favorites on the paper to win this game, but they will have to prove it on the pitch. Last season the match between Villarreal vs FC Barcelona at Estadio El Madrigal was finished without winner (2-2), despite the fact that visitors had a lead of 0-2 at the half-time. They will be fully motivated to win this game and show their quality, but without any doubt it will not easy job for them.

Team News

Home side miss Denis Cheryshev and Roberto Soldado, while on the other side visitors have full squad available for this game.

Villarreal vs FC Barcelona Predicted Lineups

Villarreal: Asenjo, Costa, Mussacchio, Ruiz, Mario, Castillejo, Bruno, Trigueros, Santos, Sansone, Pato.
FC Barcelona: Stegen, Roberto, Mascherano, Pique, Alba, Busquets, Suarez, Iniesta, Messi, Neymar, Suarez.

Villarreal vs FC Barcelona Prediction

Both teams will be fully motivated to win this game. Villarreal play very good at home and they will be satisfied with one point. On the other side, FC Barcelona have to win this game in order to stay in the race for the title. I expect interesting match between Villarreal vs FC Barcelona and believe that home side could stay unbeaten, or if they lose that will not be with more than one goal difference.

Villarreal vs FC Barcelona Betting Tip: Villarreal +1.5 Ah @ 1.55 (Bet365)

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