LaLiga – Barcelona to face Elche on Match-day 6
Barca, who will face Elche on Saturday currently sit in second place in the League, 17 places above their opponents.
Barcelona’s campaign so far has seen them accrue 13 points this season
Whilst Barca need a positive result from this fixture, they cannot afford to throw caution to the wind. Another successive defeat for Los Blaugranas after losing against Cádiz and Seville would represent a worrying sign of where they are just now.
Also, Barca’s League position speaks for itself, as Los Blaugranas continue their rich vein of winning form. Their last win, was the 4th in a row and they are looking worthy of the aspiration to qualify for Champion’s League football. They currently stand second in the League, with 13 points for a total of 4 wins, 0 losses and 1 draws having won four meetings and drawn one game.
When Barca host Elche, they will do so on the back of one victory and one dart on their own ground.
Barcelona will have secured 16 points so far this season, should they secure a win.
Francisco’s Elche, away to Barcelona on Saturday, hoping to improve relegation prospects
Elche must take a positive approach to this game, if they are to get anything out of, following their recent defeat to Athletic Bilbao at Estadio Martínez Valero.
Also, Elche have a huge task to over-turn their opponents in this fixture, having already lost three fixtures this season. With one point (0W, 4L and 1D), they are established in nineteenth position in the League having drawn one game and lost four meetings.
Elche have lost two meetings of their two League matches on the road this season.
Elche will have 4 points if they manage to secure a victory.
Francisco could be missing up to three of their players through injury or illness for the game on Saturday.
Barcelona v Elche – Head-to-Head.
Regarding their historical duels Barca and Elche have faced each other times in the past, with the balance of wins sitting in Barca’s favour (10 – 0). Also, Barca have seen victory in ten of the previous 11 fixtures against Elche. In their most recent meeting of this fixture Elche delivered a 1-2 away win.