In the Basque Eibar, the spectators at the Estadio Ipurua can look forward to a real treat at the end of the season. Finally, the Basques will receive the Spanish champions Barcelona for a duel this weekend. The Basques are in the middle of the table after a solid season and so the team of coach Mendilibar can go to the last home game without much pressure. For both teams, this game is not about much anymore. This makes it difficult to forecast this match between Eibar and Barcelona.
Football Betting Tips Eibar vs Barcelona
The SD Eibar has been safe for a while, and yet the Basques have not been hanging in the last few weeks. However, last weekend things did not go so well for Eibar, who suffered a narrow defeat at Villarreal. At Barcelona, the retirement in the Champions League was not only a big disappointment for the fans. But despite this bitter situation, Barca made a decent performance last weekend in La Liga and celebrated a home victory against surprise team Getafe. On Sunday afternoon, the Spanish champion is also in Eibar again the clear favorite. Nevertheless, in the match between Eibar and Barcelona, the odds of up to 1.90 for a tip on an away win of the Catalans can definitely be seen.
Eibar – Statistics & Current Form
The club SD Eibar is located in the eponymous Basque town. In 2014, Eibar made its first promotion to the highest Spanish football league and has since held in La Liga. However, the club at the end of the season 2014/2015 luck, because from a sporting point of view, the Basques would have relegated at that time. But the better placed moose got no license and so Eibar stayed in the Spanish soccer bar. In the current season, the team of head coach José Luis Mendilibar could once again assert more athletic in La Liga, which is a great success in terms of the possibilities of the small club.
Before the final 38th game day Eibar has already collected 46 points and earned nine points ahead of a relegation zone. In the meantime, fans may have even dreamed of qualifying for the Europa League. But due to some defeats in recent weeks, Eibar had to bury this dream. An even better placement has lost the team primarily in the distance. After all, the Basques are the fourth-worst away team in the league. This was confirmed once more last weekend, when they lost 1-0 at Villarreal.
“We meet the game against Barcelona with great enthusiasm and desire. It’s the last game at home, we have our weapons and we’ll see what happens. ” – Sergi Enrich
Eibar is significantly better in the domestic Estadio Ipurua. At home, Eibar scored more than a respectable 32 points with nine wins and five draws, and is in an eighth place in a home table.
In the last home game Eibar also showed a good performance against Betis Sevilla and could celebrate a deserved 1-0 home win by a goal from Cote at the beginning of the second half. On the other hand, things did not go so well in front of their own fans when Atletico Madrid lost 2-0 to their only fourth home defeat this season. In the upcoming game between Eibar and Barcelona brings a tip on a home victory of the Basques with up to 3.80 an interesting odds. However, the coach probably has several players, Cardona, Bigas, Arbilla and Pena, who are unavailable due to injuries.
Expected formation of Eibar:
↪ Dmitrovic; Cote, Ramis, Alvarez, De Blasis; Jordan, Escalante; Cucurella, Orellana, Leon; Enrich
Last matches of Eibar:
⚽️ 12.05.2019 – Villarreal vs. SD Eibar 1-0 (La Liga)
⚽️ 05.05.2019 – SD Eibar Vs. Betis Sevilla 1-0 (La Liga)
⚽️ 28.04.2019 – Valencia vs. SD Eibar 0: 1 (La Liga)
⚽️ 23.04.2019 – Huesca Vs. SD Eibar 2: 0 (La Liga)
⚽️ 20.04.2019 – SD Eibar Vs. Atletico Madrid 0: 1 (La Liga)
Barcelona – Statistics & Current Form
FC Barcelona are once again the benchmark in the Spanish league this season. Accordingly, Barca was able to make early the winning of the championship perfect and defend his title. Especially good is the atmosphere with the Catalans but not. Too deep is the disappointment over the retirement in the semifinals of the Champions League. There, Barcelona could not prevail against Liverpool despite a great starting position by a 3-0 home win the bottom line. For in the second leg at Anfield, the Catalans saw a 0-4 debacle and missed the leap into the final.
Nevertheless, it is for the team of coach Ernesto Valverde this season, at least at national level to make a complete success. That’s at least succeeded in Barcelona in La Liga. Here Barca is unassailable on the first place in the table and can actually travel relaxed to the Basque Country. In goal, Ernesto Valverde in Eibar has to resort to Jasper Cillessen this time because goalkeeper ter Stegen fails due to knee problems. But even on the field lacking the coach with Rafinha, Dembele, Suarez and Coutinho probably a whole bunch of injured players.
“I have spoken with President Bartomeu and continue to feel the support of him and the club.” – Ernesto Valverde
Last weekend Barcelona hosted a home game against Getafe. Here Barca showed again shortly after the bitter defeat in the premier class again a good performance and celebrated a deserved 2-0 home win.
Barcelona is certainly focusing on the Copa del Rey final against Valencia next week. For this reason, it remains to be seen to what extent the coach in Eibar may give some players a break. On the other hand, Barca will still want to build on his impressive away record. After all, with eleven wins and five draws in just two defeats, Barcelona are by far the best away team in La Liga.
Expected formation of Barcelona:
↪ Cillessen; Alba, Lenglet, Pique, Roberto; Vidal, Busquets, Rakitic; Alena, Messi, Malcolm
Last matches of Barcelona:
⚽️ 12.05.2019 – FC Barcelona vs. Getafe 2: 0 (La Liga)
⚽️ 07.05.2019 – Liverpool Vs. FC Barcelona 4: 0 (Champions League)
⚽️ 04.05.2019 – Celta Vigo vs FC Barcelona 2: 0 (La Liga)
⚽️ 01.05.2019 – FC Barcelona vs. Liverpool 3: 0 (Champions League)
⚽️ 27.04.2019 – FC Barcelona vs. Levante 1: 0 (La Liga)
Eibar vs Barcelona Direct Comparison & Statistics Highlights
There have only been nine games between Eibar and Barcelona in the past. For SD Eibar there was still nothing to get here and so you wait for the Basque continue on a first win against the “Blaugrana”. On the other hand, Barca has a perfect record against Eibar with nine wins. There has never been a split between these two clubs over the years. In the first half of the season, the two teams met at Camp Nou. Two goals from Luis Suarez and one goal from Lionel Messi gave Barcelona a comfortable 3-0 home victory.
Eibar vs Barcelona Football Betting Tips Analyzed
Eibar has been able to hold its own again in La Liga this season. This is a huge success for the small club from the Basque Country and the mood on Sunday should be correspondingly good at the Estadio Ipurua. In the final league game between Eibar and Barcelona, we expect an interesting match in our prediction. This is partly due to the fact that Eibar has a really good record in its own stadium. But on the other hand, the Spanish champion travels with Barcelona, who by the way is also the strongest away team in La Liga.
Key Facts – Eibar vs Barcelona tips
⭐️ Eibar has never scored against Barcelona.
⭐️ Barcelona won all previous 9 duels against Eibar.
⭐️ Barca lost only two away games in La Liga this season.
Eibar hopes a little bit that the Valverde-Eleven might be thinking about the final of the Spanish Cup. However, a look back in time does not speak for the Basques, who have never been able to take anything countable in nine games against Barca. For these reasons speaks for us significantly more for the guests from Catalonia. Therefore, we place in the game between Eibar and Barcelona our tip for odds of at least 1.90 on an away win of the Catalans.
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