Sporting Gijon vs. Barcelona Preview & Prediction

By Derek Ferreira
Sep. 22, 2016

Sporting suffered a 2-1 loss to Celta Vigo midweek. Sporting is currently on a two-game losing streak and has given up seven goals in two games. Abelardo Fernández's squad to get out of this two-game slide against Barcelona. Gijon sits in 10th place with 7 points.

Barcelona didn't get their three points for the second time in 2016/2017 La Liga season when they drew 1-1 to Atletico Madrid midweek. However, the Catalan won their first two away La Liga games this season, scoring six goals and giving up one. The Reigning and Defending champions sit in 3rd place with 10 points in five games this season.

Prediction: Matchday 5 of 2016/2017 La Liga season saw many of the top clubs in La Liga dropping points, which included Barcelona. However, Gijon will have the advantage of hosting a home against Barca. Barcelona will get back on track and win this one with a 3-0 scoreline.