Live Streaming: Osasuna vs Barcelona (La Liga)
Nothing seems to be going right for Osasuna at the moment as they are left with 1 win from their 14 league matches so far. They are at the rock bottom of the league table with 7 points. Osasuna were defeated by Sporting Gijon 3-1 away from home last weekend, which is their fourth defeat in a row.
Barcelona are coming on the back of three consecutive draws. They were denied at the death by Real Madrid in last week’s fixture, however the previous two were winnable matches against Real Sociedad and Malaga. There is currently a 6 point gap opened up against the league leaders Real Madrid, while Sevilla and Atletico Madrid behind them are inside a 3 point gap.
Osasuna vs Barcelona: Head-to-head Stats
Barcelona inflicted a heavy 7-0 defeat on Osasuna when the teams met for the last time in the LaLiga on 2013/14 season, while the home fixture at Pamplona was a goal-less draw.
Osasuna normally suffer heavy defeats in their trips to Camp Nou, but they have managed to hold off to a certain extend in the home fixtures at the Estadio El Sadar in Pamplona. The Reds picked 2 wins and 4 draws in the last 9 home matches against Barcelona, losing thrice.
Osasuna vs Barcelona: Prediction
This is a fixture that Barcelona must win with relative easiness and we can expect them to on the top of their game on the wake of recent setbacks. They thrashes Borussia Monchengladbach 4-0 in the mid-week’s Champions League showdown, which will serve as a definite confidence booster coming in to this fixture.
Osasuna have so far failed to show that they belong to this level of the league, so they are destined for a heavy defeat against Barcelona. Therefore, the predicted result for this match is a win for Barcelona by 3 or more goal margin.