Girona and Barcelona are playing against each other in an official match for a just fourth time in the 21st century on Sunday. The home team are on 12th place in the standings with 24 points, only four points of the relegation zone. Girona don’t have a win in nine consecutive games in all competitions, but also don’t have a loss at home from October 27.
Barcelona are first in La Liga with five points more than the second team in the standings – Atletico Madrid. During the week, Blaugrana lost against Sevilla for Copa del Rey and ended their run of three consecutive wins. In La Liga, Barcelona don’t have a defeat in ten straight fixtures, while their only loss in an away game this season was versus Levante at the end of September.
Ousmane Dembélé, who is in a fantastic form, was injured in the last round of La Liga against Leganes and will miss the match on Sunday. Definitely, this will affect the team’s performance on the right wing, but this will an ideal opportunity for Philippe Coutinho who lost his position in the team as a starter. For Girona is returning the goalscorer Cristhian Stuani which definitely will improve the mood in the team.
We expect an intriguing game with goals for both sides. Girona haven’t scored in three consecutive games in the league, while Barcelona are conceding recently and don’t have a clean sheet in three away fixtures in a row. I will back Both Teams to Score, with Barcelona 3-1 Correct Score. We recommend placing this bet in bet365, where you can take advantage of a $100 Welcome Bonus and regular promotions for loyal customers.
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Girona vs Barcelona Head to Head
Barcelona have three wins and one draw in their four games against Girona in the 21st century. In all of these games have been scored over 2.5 goals. The last match between both sides was on 23 September and ended as a 2-2 draw.
|23.09.2018||Barcelona vs Girona||2-2|
|24.02.2018||Barcelona vs Girona||6-1|
|23.09.2017||Girona vs Barcelona||0-3|
|08.08.2011||Barcelona vs Girona||2-1|
Girona vs Barcelona Stats
- The last four fixtures of Girona at home ended as draws.
- Girona still don’t have a scored goal as host of Catalan derby against Espanyol and Barcelona.
- Girona don’t have a win in seven straight games.
- Barcelona have seven consecutive wins in La Liga, scoring at least two goals.
- Barcelona have lost the previous two away fixtures, although they were in Copa del Rey.
- Luis Suárez has scored at least 15 goals for a seventh consecutive season.
Girona vs Barcelona Odds
Girona vs Barcelona Team News
Aday Benítez, Johan Mojica and Patrick Roberts will miss the game for Girona.
For Barcelona will not play Rafinha, Samuel Umtiti and Ousmane Dembélé.