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Real Betis vs Barcelona, La Liga: Team News, Match Preview

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Barça travel to one of the toughest stadiums in the league for one of the toughest games of the season

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Barcelona v Real Betis - La Liga Photo by Gonzalo Arroyo Moreno/Getty Images

Real Betis (10th, 27pts) vs Barcelona (1st, 51pts)


Competition/Round: 2017-18 La Liga, Matchday 20

Barcelona injuries: Andrés Iniesta, Philippe Coutinho, Paco Alcácer, Ousmane Dembélé

Real Betis injuries: Antonio Sanabria, Joel Campbell, Antonio Barragán

Date/Time: Sunday, January 21, 2018, 20:45 CET/WAT (Barcelona/Nigeria), 19:45 GMT (UK), 14:45 EST, 11:45 PST (USA), 01:15 IST (India, next day)

Venue: Estadio Benito Villamarín, Seville, Spain

How to watch on TV: beIN SPORTS (USA, Canada), Sky Sports Football (UK), SuperSport7 (Nigeria), SONY TEN 2 (India), others

How to stream: beIN SPORTS CONNECT(USA & Canada), Sky GO (UK), FuboTV (7-day free trial, click here to sign up)


If you’re looking for some entertainment to spice up your Sunday, you’ve got it! Real Betis and Barcelona clash at the Benito Villamarín in what promises to be a highly fun match. These two teams love to attack and score goals, and Betis have conceded 36 times in only 19 games.

So yeah, there will be goals in this game, and if Barça are able to get more goals than Betis, they’ll stay unbeaten and continue their march to the title. Seriously, this will be entertaining. You’ll enjoy the game even if Barça don’t win. Betis are that fun to watch.


POSSIBLE LINEUPS

Barcelona (4-4-2): Ter Stegen; Semedo, Piqué, Umtiti, Alba; Deulofeu, Rakitic, Busquets, Gomes; Messi, Suárez

Real Betis (4-3-3): Adán; Francis, Mandi, Feddal, Durmisi; Guardado, J.García, F.Ruiz; Joaquín, S.León, Tello


PREDICTION

This will be really, really, really, really fun: 3-1 Barça.