Following an impressive 5-0 win against AD Ceuta in the Copa Del Rey, FC Barcelona return to laliga against Getafe, as the league leaders look onto maintain their 3 point lead at the top.
MATCHDAY: Barcelona vs Getafe.— Barça Buzz (@Barca_Buzz) January 22, 2023
🏆| La Liga MatchDay 18.
🏟| Spotify Camp Nou, Barcelona.
📅| 22nd January, 2023.
⏰| 18:30 CET.
Referee: Javier Iglesias Villanueva.#BarçaGetafe #LaLiga pic.twitter.com/PVzZvq00Iq
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Laliga Matchday 17 approaches us as FC Barcelona take on struggling Getafe at the Camp nou. The Catalan Kings enjoyed some great success in the month of January winning the Spanish super cup and getting some big wins on the way.
Getafe is having a season to forget as they sit 16th at the domestic table just winning 1 of their last 5 games.
Xavi wont be able count on his star striker, Robert Lewandowski as he is still serving a 3 match ban.
Ferran Torres was sent off in the last laliga match, so he wont be able to feature today.
La masian striker Angel Alarcon who featured in the last copa del rey match was again called up by Xavi for today’s fixture.
Ronald Araujo and Frenkie De Jong who missed the last Copa del rey game due to minor discomforts have entered today’s match squad as well.
Jules Kounde, Ronald Araujo, Andreas Christensen and Alejandro Balde are expected to start at the back while Marc Andre Ter Stegen will occupy in between the sticks.
Frenkie De Jong, Gavi and Pedri will be the starting midfield trio.
In the absense of Lewandowski, Ansu Fati will start at the striker position while Ousmane Dembele and Raphinha will occupy the wings.
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