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Barcelona vs Las Palmas: Preview, predictions and lineups

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Barcelona host mid-table Las Palmas in La Liga on Saturday evening understanding they want a flawless document if they’re to catch Actual Madrid on the high of the desk.

Xavi’s aspect have improved because it was confirmed the supervisor would go away the membership on the finish of the season however the distance between them and Madrid remains to be eight factors regardless of successful 4 of their final 5 league video games.

Las Palmas are having a stable marketing campaign and at the moment sit in eleventh place, solely 5 factors off seventh. 2023/24 will probably go down as successful however they’re and not using a win in 5 matches and in peril of seeing their season fizzle out.

Here is 90min’s preview of Barcelona vs Las Palmas.

Barcelona vs Las Palmas H2H document (Final 5 Video games)

Present Type (all competitions)

Barcelona

Las Palmas

Atletico Madrid 0-3 Barcelona – 17/03/24

Las Palmas 0-1 Almeria – 17/03/24

Barcelona 3-1 Napoli – 12/03/2024

Las Palmas 0-2 Athletic Membership – 10/03/24

Barcelona 1-0 Mallorca – 08/03/2024

Getafe 3-3 Las Palmas – 02/03/24

Athletic Membership 0-0 Barcelona – 03/03/2024

Las Palmas 1-1 Osasuna – 25/02/24

Barcelona 4-0 Getafe – 24/02/2024

Atletico Madrid 5-0 Las Palmas – 17/02/24

Nation

TV channel/reside stream

United Kingdom

LaLigaTV, Viaplay UK

United States

ESPN+, ESPN Deportes

Canada

TSN+

Xavi Hernandez head coach

Xavi is suspended for this match / Diego Souto/GettyImages

Barca are in first rate contact however nonetheless have quite a lot of necessary gamers sidelined.

Xavi is lacking Frenkie de Jong, Pedri, Gavi and Alejandro Balde, whereas Andreas Christensen additionally will not be slot in time to function. Robert Lewandowski ought to pull by way of to play regardless of choosing up a knock in motion for Poland.

Joao Cancelo obtained the all-clear after checks for a coronary heart drawback and will begin.

Barcelona predicted lineup vs Las Palmas (4-3-3): Ter Stegen; Kounde, Araujo, Cubarsi, Cancelo; Lopez, Gundogan, Roberto; Raphinha, Lewandowski, Felix.

Munir El Haddadi

El Haddadi will face his former staff / Florencia Tan Jun/GettyImages

Las Palmas will be capable to rely on Saul Coco once more after he served his suspension throughout the loss to Almeria.

Daley Sinkgraven and Cristian Herrera aren’t obtainable as a result of damage, whereas Julian Araujo additionally is not match sufficient to face his mum or dad membership. Two former Barca gamers in Munir El Haddadi and Sandro Ramirez are anticipated to begin the sport.

Las Palmas predicted lineup vs Barcelona (4-5-1): Valles; A Suarez, Coco, Marmol, S Cardona; El Haddadi, Munoz, Perrone, Okay Rodriguez, Moleiro; Sandro.

Whereas it nonetheless appears extremely unlikely for Barca to catch Actual Madrid, they’re having fun with a robust finish to the season and their good type will solely be a optimistic when the Champions League quarter-finals arrive in April.

This can be a sport Barca might need dropped factors in earlier within the marketing campaign after they have been in panic mode however Xavi has calmed the ship and, taking Las Palmas’ poor run of late into consideration, the Catalan giants ought to handle three factors comfortably sufficient on Saturday evening.

Prediction: Barcelona 3-0 Las Palmas

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