Will Barcelona continue their strong away form under Xavi? Since the change of management, Bara is unbeaten in La Liga, winning nine of 14 games, drawing another five. This included last Saturday night’s 2-1 win over Real Betis at the Estadio Benito Villamarín, thanks to Jordi Alba’s last-minute volley.
Then, on Tuesday, the Blaugrana easily beat Celta Vigo 3-1 with Memphis breaking the deadlock and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang scoring twice.
The Gabon striker ended his mini-goal plan. Bara have now secured Champions League qualification, needing a point for a second place finish that will see them return to the Supercopa next year.
Meanwhile Getafe, despite losing their first seven games, and not winning until Halloween, are almost safe from relegation.
On Wednesday, they came from a goal down to draw 1-1 with Osasuna at El Sadar, earning the points thanks to an own goal.
As such, having lost just two of their last nine matches, Quique Sánchez Flores’ side have 38 points, which should be enough to maintain their La Liga status.
Will it be a night of celebration at the Estadio Coliseum Alfonso Pérez, or will Bara be too strong?Read Full Story