Barcelona has shed as many as ten points in the last four games, with losses to Real Madrid and Rayo Vallecano, as well as draws against Alaves and Celta Vigo. They are, however, beginning to fade away as a result of losses and draws. They are currently in ninth place in La Liga with 17 points after 12 games, with four won, three losses, and five draws. With four wins, two ties, and one loss in the league, they have a decent record. They’ve averaged 1.5 goals per game while giving up just over a goal per game. Memphis Depay, who has six goals on the season, is the team’s leading scorer. Ansu Fati leads the team with two goals. Sergio Aguero, Ansu Fati, Ousmane Dembele, Sergino Dest, Gerard Pique, Nico Gonzalez, Eric Garcia, Pedri, Martin Brathwaite, and Moussa Wague are among Barcelona’s ten injured players.
Espanyol is coming off a convincing 2-0 win over Granada. With 17 points after 12 games, they are currently in 11th place in the La Liga standings. They’ve won four, drawn five, and lost four games thus far. They have a dismal away record, having failed to win a single game on the road, drawing three times and losing three times. They are on level terms with Barcelona but are behind on goal difference. They’ve scored 14 goals while allowing 13 goals. Raul de Tomas has scored seven goals for Espanyol so far this season. They have just two players on the injury list including Keidi Bare and Oscar Gil.