FC Barcelona take on Real Valladolid in the La Liga 2022-23 at the Camp Nou on August 28. The match will start at 11:00 PM IST (Indian Standard Time).
Barcelona drew 3-3 against Manchester City in their last friendly. Frenkie De Jong, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, and Memphis Depay were the three scorers against the Citizens.
In their last La Liga fixture, Barcelona triumphed 4-1 over Real Sociedad. Barca’s new signings Robert Lewandowski scored two goals while Ousmane Dembele and Ansu Fati scored one each. The hosts are currently fifth on the La Liga standings with four points in two games.
On the other hand, Real Valladolid are 17th on the points table with just one point in two games this season. The visitors drew Sevilla 1-1 in their previous game thanks to an 80th-minute strike from Anuar Tuhami. Valladolid lost 3-0 to Villarreal CF in their season opener. The visitors were promoted to La Liga this season after they finished second in last year's Segunda Division with 81 points.
FC Barcelona vs Real Valladolid La Liga 2022-23 odds
Parimatch odds: FC Barcelona: 1.15, Real Valladolid: 18.00, Draw: 8.90
Betwinner odds: FC Barcelona: 1.11, Real Valladolid: 20.00, Draw: 9.6
Betway odds: FC Barcelona: 1.15, Real Valladolid: 17.00, Draw: 8.50
10CRIC odds: FC Barcelona: 1.16, Real Valladolid: 16.19, Draw: 8.75
Note: Odds are subject to change. Please visit betting sites to check and confirm the latest odds.
FC Barcelona vs Real Valladolid head-to-head
FC Barcelona have won 15 while Real Valladolid have won two out of their last 20 matches against each other; three matches have ended in a draw.
The last time these two teams faced each other, FC Barcelona beat Real Valladolid 1-0. Ousmane Dembele’s 90th-minute goal sealed the game for Barca.
FC Barcelona vs Real Valladolid squads La Liga 2022-23
FC Barcelona: Marc-Andre ter Stegen (goalkeeper), Inaki Pena (goalkeeper), Andreas Christensen, Alejandro Balde, Sergino Dest, Ronald Araujo, Eric Garcia, Jordi Alba, Gavi, Sergio Busquets (captain), Pedri, Frenkie De Jong, Robert Lewandowski, Ousmane Dembele Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, Memphis Depay, Ansu Fati.
Real Valladolid: Sergio Asenjo (goalkeeper), Jordi Masip (goalkeeper), Joaquin Fernandes, Luis Perez, Mickael Malsa, Javi Sanchez, Jawad El Yamiq, Lucas Olaza, Alvera Aguado, Monchu, Toni Villa, Roque Mesa (captain), Kiki Perez, Anuar Tuhami, Sergio Leon, Ivan Sanchez, Oscar Plano, Steven Plaza.
FC Barcelona vs Real Valladolid probable starting lineups
FC Barcelona: Marc-Andre ter Stegen (goalkeeper) Andreas Christensen, Ronald Araujo, Eric Garcia, Alejandro Balde, Frenkie De Jong, Sergio Busquets (captain), Pedri, Robert Lewandowski, Ousmane Dembele, Ansu Fati.
Real Valladolid: Sergio Asenjo (goalkeeper), Luis Perez, Javi Sanchez, Joaquin Fernandes, Lucas Olaza, Alvera Aguado, Roque Mesa (captain), Kiki Perez, Anuar Tuhami, Sergio Leon, Ivan Sanchez.
FC Barcelona vs Real Valladolid combined fantasy XI
Marc-Andre ter Stegen (goalkeeper), Luis Perez, Javi Sanchez, Eric Garcia, Roque Mesa, Lucas Olaza, Sergio Busquets, Sergio Leon, Ivan Sanchez, Robert Lewandowski (captain), Ousmane Dembele.
FC Barcelona top picks and players to watch vs Real Valladolid La Liga 2022-23
Robert Lewandowski: The 34-year-old striker scored twice for FC Barcelona in their previous game. Before moving to Barcelona this season, Lewandowski scored 35 goals for Bayern Munich in the 2021-22 Bundesliga. The Polish striker had scored 228 goals for the Bavarians across eights season in the Bundesliga
Ousmane Dembele: The French footballer made a 14-goal contribution in La Liga last season and was also on the scoresheet for Barcelona in their previous game. Dembele has scored 20 goals for Barcelona across six seasons in La Liga.
Real Valladolid top picks and players to watch vs FC Barcelona La Liga 2022-23
Sergio Leon: The Spanish footballer scored seven goals for Real Valladolid in the 2021-22 Segunda Division. He has also made one assist in two games in La Liga this season. Leon also scored three goals for Levante across two seasons in the top flight. During his stint with Real Betis, the 33-year-old scored 11 goals in the 2017-18 La Liga.
Roque Mesa: The 33-year-old midfielder made a contribution of three goals and seven assists in the 2021-22 Segunda Division. Mesa will be a key player in the midfield for Real Valladolid in the upcoming game against FC Barcelona.
FC Barcelona vs Real Valladolid La Liga 2022-23 prediction
FC Barcelona are a far superior side going into this contest and are clear favourites to beat Real Valladolid.
Real Valladolid have a bunch of talented players but lack the firepower to beat a strong side like FC Barcelona.