Osasuna blew warm and bloodless withinside the first month of the 2022/23 La Liga season. But a four-sport unbeaten run has lifted Jagoba Arrasate`s guys to 5th at the table, with third-located Atletico Madrid best a factor ahead. But the hosts face a frightening challenge in opposition to Barcelona this week.3
Osasuna vs Barcelona La Liga Week 14
Barcelona are coming off a huge win withinside the opener and a victory over opponents Real Madrid withinside the Supercopa. Osasuna will now no longer be pretty as assured with a loss to Deportivo beginning out their season.
The hosts made a pleasing mortgage signing once they delivered in Anthony Annan, however he’s not likely to characteristic in opposition to Lionel Messi and company.
Raul Garcia, one of the heroes from ultimate season`s upset, has lower back to Atletico after finishing his mortgage, and Javad Nekounam has additionally moved on.
- Competition: La Liga
- Week: 14
- Stadium: Estadio El Sadar
- Temp: 15°C
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Osasuna might be lacking on-mortgage Barcelona attacker Abde Ezzalzouli because of a thigh problem, even as Kike Saverio is once more anticipated to overlook out with a tendon injury.
Sergio Herrera additionally stays a doubt, however the domestic aspect haven’t any clean worries from their conflict with Celta ultimate time out, so it might now no longer be a wonder to peer the equal XI characteristic here.
Avila is in all likelihood to be joined withinside the very last 0.33 of the sector via way of means of Kike Barja and Ante Budimir, even as Lucas Torro, Aimar Oroz and Moi Gomez need to once more characteristic because the midfield three.
As for Barcelona, Pique is technically to be had for this match, however it’s far not likely that he’s going to play a part, mainly with Andreas Christensen and Eric Garcia now suit and to be had for selection.
Memphis Depay and Jules Kounde have once more been disregarded of the squad, even as Ronald Araujo, Sergi Roberto and Franck Kessie additionally continue to be at the sidelines thru injury.
Head teach Xavi is anticipated to make modifications to the aspect that commenced towards Almeria, with Ansu Fati, Gavi, Eric Garcia and Christensen probably getting into the XI.
Sergio Busquets ought to probably drop out of the midfield for the primary whistle, with Frenkie de Jong gambling along Gavi and Pedri in a midfield three.
Osasuna expected starting lineup: Fernandez; Pena, U Garcia, D Garcia, Sanchez; Oroz, Torro, Gomez; Avila, Budimir, Barja
Barcelona expected starting lineup: Ter Stegen; Balde, Christensen, E Garcia, Alonso; Gavi, De Jong, Pedri; Dembele, Lewandowski, Fati