VALENCIA - BARCELONA match preview

Match Prediction: VALENCIA – BARCELONA 08.02.2018

Match Prediction Valencia vs Barcelona

After the result of the first leg (1-0 for Barcelona), both teams know what they have to do to validate their ticket for the final. No benefit in terms of motivation

To get to this level of competition, Valencia has alternately dismissed Zaragoza (6-1), Las Palmas (5-1) and Alaves (3-3 penalty shootout). 3rd of La Liga, partners Geoffrey Kondogbia mark the pace after having made a remarkable start to the season. Defeated 5 times in the last 7 days, for 2 wins, they fell on the turf of Atletico Madrid last weekend (0-1).
Barcelona defeated Murcia (8-0), Celta Vigo (6-1) and Espanyol (2-1) in previous rounds. Undisputed leaders of Liga, the Blaugranas are still undefeated until now and are 9 points ahead of their closest pursuer. Last weekend, they conceded the division of points on the pitch of Espanyol (1-1), thus ending a series of 7 ranked success. Barcelona advantage on the form
For Valencia, Marcelino is without the holders Murillo and Guedes and substitutes Jimenez and Andreas Pereira, injured.
On the side of Barcelona, the squad is largely diminished by the injuries of the executives Piqué and Dembele and the habitual substitutes Jose, Ortola, Samper and Vermaelen. Like the first leg, Valverde should opt for an attack composed of Messi and Suarez.

With a goal in front, Barcelona can settle for a draw in Valencia this Thursday night. Draw

Prediction of the Day: Both Teams to Score
Odds: 1.45

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