Barcelona adds three points by beating Valencia 1-0 with 10 men on the field
He FC Barcelona He seeks to maintain that good advantage that he has at the top of the classification in The leagueand today he receives a Valencia in frank despair when occupying relegation positions.
Those led by Xavi Hernandez they have a good 7 point advantage over the real Madrid in the last stretch of the competition in Spanish soccer, so a victory ensures them a step towards achieving a title that they have not won since 2019.
He Valenciawho occupies 19th place in the table, will play with a team full of youngsters since none of the 11 probables is over 30 years of age, so the strategist Ruben Barajanewcomer to the team in mid-February, will have a tough challenge in the SpotifyCamp Nou.
Barcelona – Valencia CF live updates. LaLiga on Spotify Camp Nou, Barcelona, Spain
In a match corresponding to the day 24 of The league of Spain, the FC Barcelona receives the Valencia with the aim of maintaining a good advantage at the top of the table this season.
On the contrary, Valencia is forced to add three points to look for a rebound that can save them from burning relegation, being in position 19 in the Spanish championship.
The strategist of barca, Xavi Hernandezwill have to face the game without the presence of four of its starting players, including the Spanish soccer scorer this season, the Pole Robert Lewandowski due to injury, as well as dembele and Pedroin addition to Gavi by suspension.
As if that were not enough, Xavi will not be able to be on the Balugrana bench either, having received a fifth yellow card last week.
The absences of the premises would open the doors to uina ownership to Ansu Fatiwho has not managed to establish himself in the starting lineup for the Catalans, and today he could take a good step against a team that normally hurts him like Valencia, since in four games against them he has scored against them in a couple of occasions and has given another two assists.
Fati scored his first goal in LaLiga precisely against Valencia.
Valencia, to win wins
The team led by Ruben Barajahad four months without knowing what it was like to reach a game after getting a previous victory at the end of a sad streak and they added the three points against Real Sociedad, so their coach will seek to give another push to a team that is very close to descending for the first time in more than 35 years.
He Valencia They have 23 points and are penultimate in the standings, but a victory would catapult them to 15th place in the table, so today’s game is crucial for their aspirations to maintain their category in the highest soccer circuit in Spain.