Deportivo La Coruna vs Barcelona Match Betting Preview

Deportivo La Coruna vs Barcelona Match Betting Preview

Deportivo La Coruna host FC Barcelona at Estadio Riazor on Sunday afternoon as La Blaugrana get back to their La Liga title charge following their historic Champions League match on Wednesday night.

Deportivo La Coruna Betting News

Deportivo La Coruna will require a titanic effort if they are to shock the world on Sunday afternoon and stop FC Barcelona from leaving with three points. The Coruna based club currently sit 17th in the table, four points clear of the relegation zone. Pepe Mel’s men are slightly improving however.

Indeed, having gone three games unbeaten in La Liga Deportivo have began to set themselves up for a stronger finish in order to secure their top-flight status. Interestingly, Deportivo have seen over 2.5 goals in their last five home matches against Barcelona in all competitions.

In terms of team news for the home side it seems as if Sidnei will miss out due to a knock while both Florin Andone and Pedro Mosquera both miss out due to suspension.

FC Barcelona Betting News

FC Barcelona will need to try and come back down to Earth following their journey to the heavens on Wednesday night when they became the first side to overcome a 4-0 first-leg deficit to progress to the next round. Indeed, their historic 6-1 victory at home to PSG displayed they still possess the determination to win, rather than the same ability to wow the football world.

Luis Enrique’s men sit top of the table, one points clear of Real Madrid. Crucially however they have played one game more than Los Blancos. Interestingly, Barcelona are undefeated in their last 19 matches in La Liga. Furthermore, Barcelona have won their last five away matches to Deportivo in all competitions.

Looking at team new for Enrique title challengers no changes are expected, with a change to 4-3-3 the only change, rather than any personnel.

Deportivo La Coruna vs FC Barcelona Match Prediction

Sunday will be a big test for Barcelona’s mental fortitude, having expended so much to beat PSG 6-1 on Wednesday night. They have forged their way back into the title race in recent weeks, but cannot afford to drop points here. A tight victory is expected for the Catalonian’s here.

Match Betting Tip: FC Barcelona to win and both teams NOT to score @2.05 at Bet365

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