Tonight Barcelona is going to face Levante in a must-win situation to stay in the competition:
Barcelona will try their best to come on the winning track again in La Liga. At this point, they have no other choice except to win they will face Levante. It is going to be a very crucial match for Barcelona to stay in the competition.
Ronald Koeman’s side drew with the table-toppers with a goalless scoreline. On the other side, Levante will enter this match after the entertaining 2-2 draw against Alaves.
Before the Alaves match, Levante had been on a four-game losing streak. Levante was suffering defeats against Villarreal, Sevilla, Elche, and Celta Vigo. Levante last won at the start of April against Eiber in a 1-0 victory. Although it was a struggling win.
Levante collects 39 points with 9 wins, 12 draws, and 14 defeats. They are standing in the 13th position in the point table.
Barca is now in the third position. They have the same point as Real Madrid and 2 points behind Atletico Madrid. If Barca will win today they can put pressure on Real Madrid and Atletico Madrid. If Barca can get 3 points from this match they will move top in the table with one match more.
Team News of Both the Teams:
The Catalan giants will play against Levante, Celta Vigo, and Eiber in their last three matches. Barca has to win their next three matches and has to look at others to drop point. 2-1 home defeat against Granada is a hammer blow for them.
Barca will enter this match with more confidence. Koeman’s side has the best away record in this season. Barca earned 37 points through away matches.
Levante will not get the service of Jose Campana, Nemanja Radoja and Nikola Vukcevic against Barcelona. Jorge de Frutos and Dani Gomez can play in the starting 11.
For Barcelona, they will not get the service of Coutinho and Ansu fat. Busquets also can miss the match as he picked up an injury against Atletico Madrid. He will be available at the last game against Alaves.
A part of back three Ronald Araujo can take the position of Oscar Mingueza. Roberto also can take a place in the mid-field as the Spanish midfielder is not available.
Griezmann will start along with Lionel Messi in the final third and Ousmane Dembele will be the substitute.
Levante possible starting lineup:
Cardenas; Miramon, Vezo, Rober, Clerc; De Frutos, Malsa, Bardhi, Morales; Gomez, Roger Marti
Barcelona possible starting lineup:
Ter Stegen; Araujo, Pique, Lenglet; Dest, Roberto, De Jong, Pedri, Alba; Griezmann, Messi