In the midst of an unprecedented crisis, Barcelona will try to keep their La Liga title hopes alive when they host Atlético Madrid for a huge clash with championship implications. Also, a loss on Sunday could mean the end of the Luis Enrique era at Barça, as reports indicate that he will get sacked if he fails to manage his team into a victory.
Luckily, Enrique doesn't have any major injury concerns. Well, unless you don't consider Xavi a major part of the team. The legendary Barça captain is not expected to play due to a right leg injury, and his leadership and talent will certainly be missed if he's indeed out of the game. But guys like Neymar, Messi and Suárez are all ready to go.
Atlético come to this one with huge expectations, and they want to cap off a fantastic week with a victory. They beat Real Madrid last Wednesday in a great Copa del Rey game, and Diego Simeone's side has proved last season that stopping Barcelona is not a difficult thing to do.
It will be a great one. It cannot be missed.
Match Date/Time: Sunday, January 10th, 9 p.m. local, 3 p.m. ET
Venue: Camp Nou, Barcelona, Spain
TV: beIN Sports (U.S. - English), beIN Sports en Espanõl (U.S. - Spanish), beIN Sports (Canada), Canal+ 1 HD, Canal+ Yomvi (Spain), Star Sports HD 2 Asia (India)
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