Spanish League Sunday Night 6 March 2022: Elche vs Barcelona Prediction

TEMPO.CO, Jakarta – The Elche vs Barcelona match will be held in Week 27 of the Spanish League at the Manuel Martinez Valero Stadium, Elche, Sunday night, March 6 2022. The match will take place from 22.15 WIB.

Barcelona in excellent performance. They scored 4 goals in each of the matches against Valencia, Napoli and Athletic Bilbao.

Xavi Hernandez and the squad is also very championed to reap maximum points in Elche, referring to the statistics of the meeting between the two teams. In the last five clashes at La Liga, Pedri and his colleagues are always successful in bending Elche.

Moreover, in the last eight visits to the stable elche, Barcelona won 8 times and drew 3 times. They haven’t even conceded a goal in the last five games.

Despite being seeded, Xavi did not want to let his guard down, considering that the team from the Valencia community had made his team confused at Camp Nou at the first meeting of the season. At that time, Elche managed to make a comeback to balance the score (2-2) before Nico Gonzalez decided the win Barcelona.

“Elche” has improved tremendously with Francisco. They have shown that they can complicate things at the Camp Nou.”

“They are a very intense team and it will be difficult to beat them. We have to match their intensity.”

Francisco’s troops had just suffered a crushing 0-3 defeat of the caretaker team, Levante. They are assured of being focused on getting back to winning ways in a bid to avoid relegation. The team is in 14th place with 29 points, 7 points adrift of the teams in the relegation zone.

Last meeting

  • 18-12-2021 – Barcelona 3-2 Elche (Spanish League)
  • 24-02-2021 – Barcelona 3-0 Elche (Spanish League)
  • 24-01-2021 – Elche 0-2 Barcelona (Spanish League)
  • 19-09-2020 – Elche 0-1 Barcelona (Friendship)
  • 24-01-2015 – Elche 0-6 Barcelona (Spanish League)

Team’s Current Condition

Elche: The home side will be without Pedro Bigas and Helibelton Palacios, who are both sidelined through injury. While Ivan Marcone and Javier Pastore will also not be present in Sunday’s duel due to injury.

Barcelona: Xavi Hernandez unable to play Sergi Roberto, Ansu Fati and Samuel Umtiti due to injury. But Barcelona now has a strong attack line, fruit additions in the January transfer window.

Estimated Line-up

Elche (4-4-2): Edgar Badia; Antonio Barragan, Gonzalo Verdu, Enzo Roco, Johan Mojica; Tete Morente, Omar Mascarell, Raul Guti, Fidel; Lucas Boye, Pere Milla.
Coach: Francisco.

Barcelona (4-3-3): Marc-Andre Ter Stegen; Dani Alves, Ronald Araujo, Gerard Pique, Jordi Alba; Frenkie de Jong, Sergio Busquets, Pedri; Adama Traore, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, Ferran Torres.
Trainer: Xavi Hernandez.

Prediction Elche vs Barcelona

Barcelona’s performance continues to crawl up under the direction of Xavi Hernandez. Elche is actually still loose at the bottom of the board. Therefore, Barcelona is very favored to win in this match.

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