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La Liga

Barcelona vs Almeria - Preview and Prediction

Get the latest previews, tips and predictions for the exciting La Liga match Barcelona vs Almeria. Check out our expert analysis and see how the teams will perform.

Prediction


Barcelona

45%

Home

vs

Almeria

10%

Away

Performance


Barcelona

80%

Home

vs

Almeria

20%

Away

Overview

In an upcoming La Liga clash, Barcelona is set to host Almeria at the Estadi Olímpic Lluís Companys. With Barcelona currently sitting 3rd in the league table and Almeria at the bottom, this match presents a critical opportunity for both teams to chase their respective goals. Barcelona aims to maintain pressure on the top spots, while Almeria desperately needs points to escape relegation. The match is scheduled for Wednesday.

Barcelona

Barcelona has shown a solid performance this season, securing 35 points from 17 games, which places them in the 3rd position in La Liga. Their recent form has been relatively stable, with a sequence of results reading "DLWDW". In their last fixture against Valencia at Estadio de Mestalla, they managed a 1-1 draw.

Playing at home, where they have been strong throughout the season, Barcelona will look to capitalize on their advantage at Estadi Olímpic Lluís Companys. Their goal difference of +12 is indicative of both a potent attack and a sturdy defense. Historically, Barcelona has dominated their encounters with Almeria, winning 4 out of their last 5 meetings, which should give them confidence going into this match.

Almeria

Almeria's situation is quite the opposite of their hosts'. They find themselves at the very bottom of the league table with just 5 points from 17 matches. Their form has been worrying, with a string of "DLDLL" in their recent fixtures. The last game they played ended in a goalless draw against Mallorca at their home ground, Power Horse Stadium ‚Äď Estadio de los Juegos Mediterr√°neos.

The team has struggled to find wins this season, with none so far and a concerning goal difference of -22. This suggests significant issues at both ends of the pitch that they will need to address if they are to stand any chance against a team of Barcelona's caliber. Playing away from home adds another layer of challenge for Almeria, and their past record against Barcelona does not offer much hope either, having lost 4 out of their last 5 matches against them.

Head 2 Head

Last 5 Statistics


Barcelona

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Almeria

41%
+21%

Avg. Ball Possession %

19%
NaN%

Avg. Pass %

NaN%
40
+60%

Total Shots

10
1273
+41%

Total Passes

531

Head 2 Head

Last 5 Games


Barcelona

vs

Almeria

4

Wins

0

Draws

1

Wins

0
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0

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0
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2

2

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0

1
0
0
1

4

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0

3
0
0
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1

0
0
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1

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Prediction

The prediction for this match heavily favors Barcelona as the winner. Given the stark contrast in both teams' form and positions in the league table, it seems likely that Barcelona will take full advantage of playing at home and secure another victory to add to their tally. Almeria's struggle for form and points suggests they will have an uphill battle at Estadi Olímpic Lluís Companys.

While football always has room for surprises, the data strongly indicates that Barcelona will emerge victorious in this encounter. Almeria will need to put up an exceptional fight to defy the odds and take something from this game.