Barcelona v Real Madrid will meet on Sunday 13th of August (21:00 UK time) in the first leg of the Spanish Supercup. The game will be played at Camp Nou and this will be the second official game of Los Blancos in the season after winning the European Supercup against Manchester United.
Barcelona v Real Madrid Preview
Barcelona will play their first official game of the season this Sunday. The Catalan side has done a quite good preseason but after the departure of Neymar to PSG, the team managed by Vaverde has lost a lot of quality in the attack. Now they will try to achieve a good result in the first leg because it will be the first game of the season in their stadium. Barcelona have the doubts of Vermaelen and Rafinha for Sunday’s game.
Real Madrid arrive to game after winning the European Super Cup against Manchester United (2-1). The team managed by Zidane has done a quite poor preseason, but after their great performance against United, Los Bancos have gain a lot of confidence to face this tie. Zidane cannot count with the important absence of Modric because he was sent off in the last fina of the Spanish Super Cup against Atlético Madrid in 2014.c
Barcelona v Real Madrid Predicted Line Ups
Barcelona (4-3-3): Ter Stegen; Jordi Alba, Piqué, Umtiti, Vidal; Busquets, Iniesta, Rakitic; Deulofeu, Messi y Luis Suárez.
Real Madrid (4-3-3): Keylor Navas; Marcelo, Sergio Ramos, Varane, Carvajal; Casemiro, Isco , Kroos; Benzema, Bale y Cristiano Ronaldo.
Barcelona v Real Madrid Betting Tips
Barcelona have won 9, drawn 1 and lost 0 games out of the last 3 games.
Real Madrid have won 6, drawn 0 and lost 4 of the last 10 games.
In the last 3 games, Barcelona have scored an average of 3,0 goals and have received an average of 0,9 goals.
In the last 10 games, Real Madrid have scored an average of 2,2 goals per game and have conceded 1,5 goals per game.
There have been over 2,5 goals in 8 of the last 3 Barcelona
There have been 2,5 goals in 7 of the last 10 Real Madrid games.
Barcelona v Real Madrid Prediction
Barcelona are favorite to win the first leg according to the the sport settings. We think it will be a very equalize game because both teams are very powerful, with great squads and with a lot of quality. However, we are going to back Barcelona because the first leg will be played in their stadium and that is very important in these type of ties.
In the last game at Camp Nou, Real Madrid tied with a great header of Sergio Ramos, while the last official game these two teams have played was in the final strength of the season when Messi gave the victory to Barcelona in the injury time (2-3). They have also coincide in a friendly match these season where the managed by Valverde won 2-3 as well.
Free Betting Tips
Barcelona to win 1/1 in bet365
Over 2,5 goals 2/5 in bet365
Barcelona to win 2-1 8/1 in bet365