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On January 27th Barcelona welcomes Osasuna at the Camp Nou in Barcelona. Blaugrana will be looking for rehabilitation after Sociedad defeat. The Catalan grand suffered their first La Liga defeat of the season in San Sebastian last weekend, so they will do their best to get formidable three win against Jose Luis Mendilibar’s team.
Barcelona are at the top of the La Liga standings with fifty five points after twenty games. They have won eighteen, drawn one and lost one game so far this season. Their present form has seen three wins, one draw and one defeat from Real Sociedad with the score 3-2 last weekend. The Blaugrana lost their first league match of the season, after a 2-0 lead. Also, they lost their fifteen-match unbeaten run. Barcelona have won Malaga 2-4 in midweek in the Copa del Rey. Also their last five home matches have seen three wins and two draws in all competitions. Blaugranas scored their 100th goal of the season in the 4-2 victory at Malaga. Lionel Messi has already scored 40 goals.
Osasuna are eighteenth in the La Liga standings with eighteen points from twenty games. They are going one point behind to get out of relegation zone, winning four, drawing six and loosing ten matches so far this season. Los Rojillos present form has seen one win, one draw and three defeats. Last five away games Osasuna have finished with one victory, two draws and two straight defeats. Also they have won just one of their last eight fixtures in all competitions.
Barcelona top-forward Lionel Messi was pulled out of Friday’s training with a muscle strain, but he still is expected to play against Osasuna. Central def Gerard Pique is suspended after a red card. Assistant coach Jordi Roura could rotate his squad keeping in mind Wednesday’s Copa del Rey semi-final first game against Real Madrid. So, Xavi and Iniesta could get rest.
Osasuna head coach Jose Luis Mendilibar may give a debut-start to midfielder Francisco Silva from Universidad Catolica. Asier Riesgo, David Timor and Sisi are all out cause of injuries. Left-back Damia serves a one-match ban.
Barcelona line-up: Valdes, Alves, Puyol, Mascherano, Adriano, Thiago, Busquets, Fabregas, Pedro, Messi, Sanchez.
Last three matches:
Malaga 2 – FC Barcelona 4;
Real Sociedad 3 – FC Barcelona 2;
FC Barcelona 2 – Malaga 2.
Osasuna line-up: Andres, Bertran, Ruben, Arribas, Nano, Lolo, Oier, Cejudo, Nino, Armenteros, Sola.
Last three matches:
Osasuna 2 – Deportivo 1;
Osasuna 0 – Real Madrid CF 0;
Valencia CF 2 – Osasuna 1.