Valencia vs. Barcelona Preview & Prediction

By Derek Ferreira
Oct. 20, 2016

Valencia host 4th placed Barcelona for in match day 9 of the 2016/2017 La Liga season.

Valencia enjoyed a 2-1 victory over Gijon at the Estadio El Molinon in Gijon. Valencia has three victories in their first eight fixtures of the La Liga season after losing in their first four league fixtures of the La Liga season. Valencia who is currently under the tutelage of a 3rd coach this season and sit in 14th place on the table and is in search of victories.

Barcelona has experienced some shocking upsets since the La Liga has started. However, the Catalan still have that free-scoring game, and seems to have found their groove after they've scored eight goals in 2 games played in the last five days. However, Luis Enrique's squad sits in 4th place in the La Liga table with 16 points in eight games.

Prediction: Valencia is coming on the back of consecutive losses, and things don't look good for the club. However, they have managed to hold Barcelona to draws at home in three on the last four games. But the current scoring form of Barca is scary, and they look good to get a victory on the road.

Winner: Barcelona