BAR Vs ATH Fantasy Probable Playing 11 And Match Report: A win for Barcelona takes them above Real Madrid in the league.
For all their diabolic issues away from the pitch, Barcelona are somehow managing to keep themselves relevant in the title challenge. The club has scampered its way to four successive wins, results which has seen the club limit the deficit between themselves and Atletico Madrid to an achievable one.
With Real Madrid losing earlier on Saturday, Barcelona take on Athletic Bilbao today knowing a win takes them all the way into second spot. Its too big a prize for a side which has largely struggled to make an impact this season.
However, a win won’t come by so easily with Athletic Bilbao having traditionally relished taking on Barcelona.
BAR Vs ATH Fantasy Probable Winner
A closely and hotly contested affair, we envision Barcelona winning this one by the one goal margin.
Probable Playing 11
- Fati Pique and Coutinho all miss out with injuries while Roberto is suspended for Barcelona.
- Peru’s injury means he’s going to skip this match.
Ter Stegen, Dest, Araujo, Lenglet, Alba, De Jong, Pjanic, Pedri, Griezmann, Messi, Dembele
Simon, Capa, Alvarez, Nunez, Berchiche, De Marcos, Vencedor, D Garcia, Muniain, Williams, R Garcia
La Liga 2020-21
Match: Barcelona Vs Athletic Bilbao
Date And Time: 1st February, Monday- 1:30am IST
Venue: Camp Nou, Barcelona
- Lionel: 11 Goals
- Muniain: 4 Goals, 2 Assists
Fantasy Team Picks
Recording three cleansheets in his last four matches, Marc-Andre ter Stegen has been critical to his side’s four wins in succession.
Jordi Alba has not only played an integral role for his side in defence but has also popped up with the three assists for the club. It sees him become the first part of the duo from the team, one completed by Charles Lenglet.
The hosts on the other hand will see us opt for Yuri Berchiche who has pulled off the three assists for his side.
Laden with failed signings, Barcelona finally managed to rope in one successful player in the form of Frenkie de Jong. The midfielder has been crucial to the side’s attacking gameplan, recording three assists for the side this season.
Ousmane Dembele and Pedro Gonzalez are providing the side with just the needed shot in the arm in attack.
The visiting team sees us opt for Iker Munian who has been the focal point of his side attack with the four goals and two assists. Oscar de Marcos and his ability to open up the park sees him be our second pick from the side.
Inaki Williams loves himself a goal against Barcelona. Across the seasons, he’s always popped up with a conventional goal against them to see the four goal and three assist man become an instant pick for us.
Barcelona’s top scorer, Lionel Messi wraps up our set of picks.
Captain And Vice-Captain
Lionel’s 11 goals make him our captain while Frenkie is the vice-captain.
Stegen, Alba, Charles, Yuri, Frenkie, Pedro, Dembele, Munian, Oscar, Lionel, Williams
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Fantasy Team Disclaimer
All our selections are based on in-depth and astute analysis of the players partaking in the match and a perusal of other reasoning. Please incorporate a slew of factors while crafting your own side with this article serving as a guide to the match and players.