Espanyol vs Barcelona, La Liga preview: Prediction, what time, what channel, how to stream online, teams news, odds and more

Barcelona shall be seeking to inflict additional distress on Catalan rivals Espanyol when the edges meet for his or her first derby of the season.

Ernesto Valverde’s aspect’s 2-Zero win over Villarreal final weekend was their first in slightly below a month as they remained some extent above Sevilla on the summit of the La Liga desk.

Espanyol’s glorious begin to the season has been barely diminished by three consecutive league defeats, and so they have additionally misplaced 14 of their earlier 18 matches towards Barcelona.

What time does it begin?

Espanyol vs Barcelona kicks off at 7:45pm (GMT)

Lionel Messi is in kind for Barcelona (Reuters)

The place can I watch it?

The match shall be proven dwell on Eleven Sports activities 1 from 7:40pm and on their La Liga TV channel from kick-off. Followers also can watch the match on Eleven Sports activities by means of iOS cell and pill apps in addition to on Android mobiles.

Highlights shall be proven at 10:30pm on Eleven Sports activities’ La Liga TV channel.

Participant to look at

Ousmane Dembele: It was yet one more spectacular outing for the Frenchman towards Villarreal. He was far and away probably the most potent menace for his aspect, notably within the first half when he assisted Gerard Pique for the opening purpose. Espanyol will little doubt look to place extra behind the ball on this derby, however Dembele’s tempo might unpick such a tactic.

Type information

Espanyol: LWLLLW

Barcelona: DLDWWW

Odds

Espanyol to win: 19/4

Barcelona to win: 13/25

Draw: 10/3

Prediction

Espanyol 1-Four Barcelona

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