Barcelona are the only unbeaten team in the league and they are all set to take on Granada, who are struggling in every way. The home side are in the relegation zone and will be eager to claim their second win of the season after causing an upset against the Catalan giants.
Granada is nineteenth in the league with just five points from eight games. They are winless in their last five games and have won just one of their eight games in 2023/24.
The home side were involved in a 3-3 draw against Almeria in their last game. Luis Suarez scored a first-half hat-trick for Almeria and Granada were in all sorts of trouble. But in the second half they managed to script an incredible comeback and get a point from this match.
On the back of a hard-earned draw, they will be looking to put on an impressive show against Xavi’s men at home. The Catalan giants are currently second in the points table with 20 points from their eight matches. They are the only team in the league that hasn’t lost a single game.
They won six matches and drew twice. Xavi’s side are the top scoring team in the league with 19 goals. They head into this game after a hard-fought 1-0 win over FC Porto in the Champions League. And he will be sure to maintain his invincibility. Meanwhile, The Hard Tackle takes a closer look at both teams and tries to predict the tactics they might deploy.
Probable Lineup (4-4-2):
Probable Lineup (4-3-3):
ter Stegen; Cancelo, Kounde, Araujo, Balde; Fermin, Romeu, Gavi; Yamal, Torres, Felix