Barcelona vs Elche
Spain – La Liga
Date: Saturday, 17 September 2022
Kick-off at 15:15 UK/ 16:15 CET
Venue: Camp Nou.
Barca suffered their first defeat of the season in midweek in the Champions League but should continue their excellent La Liga form this weekend
The La Liga schedule continues to be favorable for Barcelona as they will face a team in the bottom three of the table for the second consecutive week. Elche have only mustered one point from their first five matches and failed to score in three of them.
Barcelona secured all three points last weekend with a 4-0 victory over last place Cádiz, adding to their impressive domestic campaign so far this season. They did, however, fall to Bayern Munich 2-0 in their mid-week Champions League fixture. It was their third consecutive loss to the German side in the Champions League.
Barcelona vs Elche Head-to-head (h2h)
- The latest encounter ended in a 1-2 win for Barca.
- They are on a nine-game winning streak.
- They scored two or more goals in eight of the past nine clashes.
- The hosts scored three or more goals in every single official meeting at this venue in the past decade.
Barcelona vs Elche Prediction
Barcelona 3-0 Elche
This match is shaping up to be a blowout in favor of the home side. Elche conceded four goals last weekend at home against Athletic Club and have conceded 13 goals so far this season while only scoring two.
The visitors typically line up with a back four, but will most likely have six or seven men behind the ball for the majority of the game.