Barcelona vs. Leganes: La Liga – Match Preview

Barcelona will look to extend their lead at the top of La Liga when they host lowly Leganes on Tuesday evening.

In their first game back following the leagues postponement, they eased to a 4-0 win away at Real Mallorca to remain top.

Lionel Messi was excellent through out, assisting two, before sealing the victory in added on time.

Defeat at home to Real Valladolid hampered Leganes battle against the drop.

Oscar Rodriguez’s second half penalty was no more than a consolation, leaving Leganes three points adrift of safety.

La Liga form: Barcelona W4 D0 L1; Leganes W1 D2 L2
La Liga top scorers
Barcelona – Lionel Messi 20 goals
Leganes – Oscar Rodriguez 8 goals

Team news
Clement Lenglet is back after a ban and should replace Ronald Araujo in the heart of the Barcelona defence.

Luis Suarez is likely to come into the XI, with Antoine Griezmann carrying a minor injury.

Dimitrios Siovas and Rodriguez will miss the trip to the Nou Camp through suspension.

Kenneth Omeruo and Javier Eraso are the probable replacements.

Expected starting XI’s
Barcelona (4-3-3): Ter Stegen; Semedo, Pique, Lenglet, Firpo; Rakitic, De Jong, Arthur; Messi, Suarez, Fati
Leganes (4-5-1): Cuellar; Rosales, Omuero, Awaziem, Silva; Ruibal, Perez, Eraso, Recio, Assale; Guerrero

Predictions

Result: Barcelona (1/7 with Bet 365)

Correct Score: 4-0 (8/1 with Bet 365)

Anytime Goalscorer: Lionel Messi (4/9 with Coral)

Odds correct at time of article (16/06, 10:30), they are subject to change

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