26th defending champions of the Spanish La Liga tournament Barcelona will play against Real Betis in their first game to happen in their home ground. The match will be held on 25th August 2019 and will be happening in the home ground of Barcelona.
In the first game of this season of La Liga, Barcelona accepted defeat against Bilbao in a game that extended to the very last possible minute. In today’s match, it will be very interesting to see how Barcelona will build their tactics and play against Real Betis, as the key player of the team, Lionel Messi, is absent from the playing squad of today’s match as he incurred some injuries in the previous match played by the club.
Real Betis also lost the last game that they played in the current season of the tournament, however, the loss was due to certain disciplinary actions that were taken against the team. The team had managed to make some smart purchases of players in the summer and today’s game will be the best chance they get to utilize the strength of their newly bought players, as they are going against one of the toughest teams in the tournament.
As we mentioned at the beginning of this article, the match between Barcelona and Real Betis that is scheduled to happen today will be played in the home ground of the Barcelona football club, which is the Cam Nou stadium located in Barcelona, Spain. Camp Nou is also a very big stadium in terms of the capacity of audiences that it can hold as the stadium is able to comfortably accommodate 99,354 people.
The match is scheduled to commence at 12:30 (Indian Standard Time). For people who are not lucky enough to be physically present at the Camp Nou stadium to witness the match, you can also watch the fierce match between the two teams live on the popular live streaming service Hotstar.
Stegen (Goalkeeper), Pique, Alba, Busquets, Roberto, Rafinha, Semdo, Lenglet, Jong, Rakitic, Griezmann.
Real Betis Squad
Martin (Goalkeeper), Mandi, Pedraza, Carvalho, Fekir, Moron, Emerson, Bartra, Guardado, Joaquin, Canales.
Now, reviewing the last 6 matches played by both the teams, Barcelona was able to win 3 of them and lost 3 matches. Real Betis, on the other hand, managed to win only 2 matches whereas lost 3 matches and succumbed to a draw in one match.
Out of all the times, both the teams have come head to head against each other, Barcelona has won 17 times and Real Betis has won only 4 times. The remaining 6 matches played between the teams were drawn.