Newly-promoted club Deportivo Alaves will go head to head with reigning champions FC Barcelona in a 2016–2017 La Liga season fixture at their home ground of Mendizorrotza Stadium on February 11th, Saturday.
Alaves Vs Barcelona La Liga 5th February 2017 Details
Alaves stunned Barca by winning 2–1 at Camp Nou earlier this season. The Catalans had won the previous 5 meetings although 4 of them were in the Copa del Rey when Alaves were in the lower leagues. 60% of Alaves home games this term have ended all square. They’ve only conceded 9 goals in their last 17 games, losing just once. Barcelona have conceded in 64% of their away games.
Dates, Fixtures, Schedule
|United States of America (EST Eastern Standard Time)||11.02.2017 10:15 EST|
|England (GMT Europe Time) (United Kingdom)||11.02.2017 15:15 GMT+0|
|India (IST Indian Time)||11.02.2017 20:45 IST|
Estadio Mendizorrotza, Vitoria-Gasteiz
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Alaves Vs Barcelona Live Online Commentary
Alaves have a tough task at hand against Barcelona, they were a surprise winners in the first fixture and are hoping to make it a double over Barcelona in this campaign. Deportivo Alaves are currently occupying 12th spot in the La Liga standings and have accumulated 26 points so far this season. Alaves are currently undefeated in their last 3 matches, they have drawn twice and won once. They have suffered only one defeat in their last 9 games, won 3 matches and drawn 5 games. As regards injury news: Edgar Mendez is expected to miss out this clash with a hamstring problem but Mauricio Pellegrino should make few other alterations. Gaizka Toquero should keep his place on the right.
Meanwhile, defending champions — Barcelona are relishing a revenge against Alaves this weekend. They are also hoping to overtake Real Madrid in the table should they fail to win on same night. Barcelona are in the 2nd place in the league table, they have 45 points to their name and are just a point behind Real Madrid. The Catalan side are undefeatwd in their last 14 mathces and are hoping to extend it to 15 games this weekend. Touching Barca’s team news: central defender Javier Mascherano and attacking midfielder Rafinha are the only injury concerns for Barcelona who have Iniesta and Busquets fit again.