Sevilla vs Barcelona
SAT 27th FEB 2021 – KO 15:15pm
BETTING & MATCH PREVIEW
On Saturday afternoon, Sevilla and Barcelona face off at the Sanchez Pizjuan, in one of the games of the Spanish football weekend.
Julen Lopetegui are cementing their place in La Liga’s top-four week by week. The Andalusians are fourth in the Spanish top-flight table, seven points clear of fifth-place Real Sociedad in the race for the Champions League spots.
Sevilla’s fine recent form is the biggest reason for their current position in the league table, as they have won their last six matches in the Spanish top-flight. Their defensive displays in La Liga have been impressive of late, as they have now kept clean sheets in their last five league outings.
Their form at the Sanchez Pizjuan of late has been one of the main reasons for their recent good record, as Sevilla have now recorded five straight league wins on home soil. Once again their defensive displays have been impressive at home, with four clean sheets in their last five league games on their own patch.
Ronald Koeman’s team look to now be back in the race for the Spanish title after leaders Atletico Madrid’s recent poor run of form. The Catalan giants are still five points behind Diego Simeone’s team, who also have a game in-hand.
The visitor’s recent form in the Spanish top-flight has been strong, as Barcelona are unbeaten in 14 games in La Liga, recording 11 wins in the process.
Barcelona have now recorded six straight away wins in the Spanish top-flight, while also scoring at least two goals in five of those six wins.
Sevilla look set to be without Marcos Acuna and key player Lucas Campos for this potentially pivotal clash in La Liga.
Barcelona could be without Ansu Fati, Ronald Araujo, Sergi Roberto, Philippe Coutinho and Moussa Wague through injury.