We bring you a preview of the return of La Liga 2019-20 between Sevilla Vs Barcelona.
Barca Handed over a relatively straightforward set of fixtures to restart the league, the side comes across Sevilla today, a team which is completely well endowed to curb Barcelona’s march towards the title.
However, despite the severity of the task which lies in front of them, Barcelona makes for outright favourites ahead of the imminent tie. The side has taken little time to settle into its groove, registering two emphatic wins on the bounce since the league has once again made a foray amidst the havoc wrecked by Coronavirus.
Defeating Leganes 2-0 the last time around, the side has now hit 6 goals in its last two clashes without conceding a single one in reply. The performances have seen them not only maintain their two-point lead over Real Madrid but reaffirm their status as staunch contenders for the title, one which is edging ever closer for the table toppers.
Drawing 1-1 with Levante the last time around, Sevilla’s aspirations of making it into second place were poured cold water. More importantly, the win puts them in a precarious position ahead of this clash with the side clutching at stalwarts in a bid to maintain their standing in the top 4.
Their attack has slipped up, a travesty which will be the reason for the loss this encounter by the smallest of margins.
Probable Playing 11
- Umtiti is going to miss out on another tie for Barcelona with the player suspended after picking up his 5th booking of the season against Leganes.
Vaclik, Navas, Kounde, Carlos, Escudero, Banega, Fernando, Jordan, Ocampos, De Jong, Munir
Ter Stegen, Roberto, Pique, Lenglet, Alba, Vidal, Busquets, De Jong, Braithwaite, Griezmann, Messi
La Liga 2019-20
Match: Sevilla Vs Barcelona
Date And Time: 20th June, Saturday- 1:30am IST
Venue: Estadio Ramón Sánchez Pizjuán, Sevilla
- Ocampos: 11 Goals, 3 Assists
- Messi: 21 Goals, 14 Assists
Levante Vs Sevilla: 1-1
Barcelona Vs Leganes: 2-0
Dream 11 Picks
Sevilla’s Vaclik will be clobbering down his position in our side as the goal-keeper for this contest. The shot-stopper has been in imperious touch all season long, a name who has nailed down his standing as one of the most sublime names in league owing to the saves his robust brand of goal-keeping have cajoled.
They had tottered defensively for a majority of the season, shipping at least the one goal in most of their matches. However, Barcelona has managed to wrench free of that impasse at the ideal moment to emerge as one of the most sublime sides in the competition defensively.
With two clean sheets on the bounce and up against a Sevilla side waning in the attacking component, it was only prudent of us to rope in all the defenders from the visiting team for this one. We’ll be roping in the electric Sergio Ramos, Charles Lenglet and Sergio Roberto from the side while Sergio Escudero will be our pick from the home side.
We are going to be opting for the midfield partnership of Sergio Busquets and Frenkie de Jong from Barcelona in this docket. The two players in the middle have acted as enforces, players pivotal to Barcelona’s style of football with the two keeping the ball moving quickly owing to their ball-handling abilities.
Elsewhere, Sevilla will find representation in their top scorer, Ocampos. The player has nonchalantly converged as the mainstay of the side’s attacking component with the 11 goals and 3 assists in his kitty.
He’s been provided effervescent assistance by Ever Banega who has the 6 assists in his kitty to see this partnership make its way into our slot from the home side.
The top two scorers from Barcelona make for a must have pick in the closing docket of our Dream 11 framework. We begin with Lionel Messi who has a behemoth 21 goals and 14 assists with Luis Suarez who has scored on 11 encounters coming on alongside him after his assist against Mallorca.
Captain And Vice-Captain
With 21 goals, Messi captains our side while Suarez is the vice-captain.
Dream 11 Team
Vaclik, Ramos, Roberto, Lenglet, Escudero, Busquets, Frenkie, Ocampos, Banega, Messi, Suarez
Source: Dream 11 Team
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