Can FC Barcelona Become the League Leaders?




The most exciting part of the La Liga title run is here and with the first chance to reach the top of the La Liga table in front of them, FC Barcelona will face Atletico Madrid in an important weekend fixture.

Overview 

FC Barcelona is currently placed 3rd in La Liga points table and win here against Atletico Madrid can take them to the top of the table. This will surely put Barca in the title race.

After winning the Copa Del Rey already this season, Barca has been in very good form but they also lost to Granada and then somehow managed to win against Valencia to enter into the title race.

What Will Koeman Do?

The 3-5-2 formation is been good for Barca all these matches since Barca has got a very strong midfield who can hold the ball and play.

Messi, Griezmann, DeJong, and Oscar Mingueza are all one card away from being suspended, Koeman will use the squad wisely to gain victory and also to avoid suspension which can lead them to lose points in the future. 

Players, Who are Gonna Shine Today?

FC BARCELONA – Antonie Griezmann is playing against his former club. He has been in very great form with many goals and assists and also got a very good connection with Lionel Messi.

Antonie Griezmann: From Humilation to Glory in 10 Months 

The last time Atletico visited the camp Nou, the Frenchman jumped onto the pitch in the 90th minute, but for now, Griezmann is on fire and has seven goals in his last nine games and also been a regular starter this season.

Atletico Madrid – Luis Saurez The Uruguayan was opted to swap last summer and he has proven to be vita in Diego Simeone’s surprise title push this season.

Saurez is the only person to win the pichichi award, other than Messi in the last five seasons, back in 2016 after bagging a career-high 40 league goals for FC BARCELONA, he is in great form after joining Atletico Madrid and will play against his former club.

Conclusion 

FC Barcelona would want to get the 3 points in the bag, as a win here will make them front runners in La Liga race.

Atletico will also try to get those 3 points because a win for them will almost make them very strong in the race and will also eliminate Barca from the title race.

Written By - Leo Rohith. A

Edited By - Akash Verma

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