Sporting Gijon vs Barcelona: Preview and Prediction

Sporting Gijon vs Barcelona: Preview, Predictions and Betting Tips

Sporting Gijon vs Barcelona
Spanish La Liga 2016/17
Date: Saturday, 24th September 2016
Kick-Off: 15:15 UK
Venue: Estadio El Molinon, Gijon.

Sporting suffered a narrow 2-1 defeat to Celta Vigo on match day 5. The red and white makes it 2 defeats in a row, and conceded 7 goals in 2 consecutive league games. Abelardo Fernández tutored Gijon will hope to turn their losing ill luck in games against Barcelona. Gijon sit 10 on the log with 7 points from 5 games.

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Barcelona dropped point for the second time in 2016/2017 Laliga season, when they settled for 1-1 draw in the midweek clash with Atletico Madrid. However, the Catalan won their first 2 away league game this, scoring 6 goals and conceding 1. The defending champions’ sits 3rd on the log with 10 points from 5 games played so far

Key Facts

  • Gijon is currently 2 league games losing streak, but have failed to drop point in their last 5 home league games.
  • Barcelona maintains 5 straight win in their last 5 away league clash. The Catalan goes into this games with 4 straight win in their last 4 encounter with Sportin Gijon.

Sporting Gijon: Predicted Line-Up (4-2-3-1)

Cuellar: Castellano, Babin, Amorebieta, Lora: Alvarez, Cases- Afif, Burgui, Gomez: Cop

Barcelona: Predicted Line-Up (3-4-3)

Ter Stegen: Mascherano, Pique, Roberto: Alba, Iniesta, Rakitic, Busquet: Neymar, Suarez, Turan

Sporting Gijon vs Barcelona: Head to Head

Sportin Gijon is in search of its first win over Barcelona in 10 league meetings. Gijon suffered a 9-1 loss in a two legged affair with Barcelona last season.

Barcelona boast of 4 straight win over Sportin Gijon, and 9 wins in the last 10 encounter with Gijon. Sportin Gijon has gotten just 1 point out of possible 15 in their last 5 league home games with Barcelona.

Sporting Gijon vs Barcelona: Prediction

Matchday 5 of 2016/2017 Laliga campaign saw many of the top Spanish clubs drop points, with Barcelona not exempted. Therefore, Gijon will be having a lot of taming to do facing their host on Saturday. Barcelona will definitely win this one with at least a 2 goal margin.

Sporting Gijon vs Barcelona: Bet Tips

Handicap Barcelona -2 at 2.75 (7/4).

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