FC Barcelona (1st, 13pts) vs Athletic Bilbao (15th, 6pts)
Competition/Round: 2018-19 La Liga, Matchday 7
Barcelona Outs and Doubts: Samuel Umtiti, Malcom, Denis Suarez, Sergi Samper, Carles Aleñá (out)
Athletic Bilbao Outs and Doubts: Íñigo Lekue (out)
Date/Time: Saturday, September 29, 2018, 4.15pm CET (Barcelona), 3.15pm BST/WAT (UK & Nigeria), 10.15am ET, 7.15am PT (USA), 7.45pm IST (India)
Venue: Camp Nou, Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain
Referee: Santiago Jaime Latre
How to watch on TV: beIN SPORTS (USA & Canada), Eleven Sports (UK), SuperSport 7 (Nigeria), others
How to stream: beIN SPORTS CONNECT (USA & Canada), others
Everything is the worst. Barcelona lost to Leganés and now everything is the worst. They face Athletic Bilbao on Saturday and everything is the worst. And then they travel to Wembley without Umtiti and everything is the worst.
Barcelona (4-3-3): Ter Stegen; Roberto, Piqué, Lenglet, Alba; Arthur, Rakitic, Coutinho; Messi, Suárez, Dembélé
Athletic (4-2-3-1): Simón; De Marcos, Yeray, Martínez, Yuri; Beñat, Iturraspe; Susaeta, García, Muniain; Williams
I lost a lot of confidence in this team after Wednesday, so I don’t even know what to predict: I’ll be safe and go with a 0-0 draw because that’s a win for Valverde.