Sevilla has won three consecutive La Liga games against Atletico Madrid, Villarreal, and Athletic Bilbao after losing to Real Madrid. They’ve had an incredible season, currently second in La Liga with 37 points after 17 games, 11 wins, four ties, and two defeats. They hold the league’s second-best home record, with seven wins and one tie in eight games. So far in La Liga, they’ve scored 28 goals and surrendered 12 goals. Rafa Mir tops the Sevilla goal-scoring charts with five goals, while newcomer Erik Lamela and Lucas Ocampos have four each. Suso, Youssef En-Nesyri, Erik Lamela, Marcos Acuna, and Jesus Navas are all injured, while Fernando Reges is suspended.
After two bad games against Real Betis and Osasuna, when they dropped as much as five points, Barcelona has rebounded back against Elche. With 27 points after 17 games, they are currently in seventh place in La Liga, with seven wins, four losses, and six ties. Real Madrid is 15 points ahead of them in the league. They have a dismal away record in the league, with one victory, four ties, and two losses. In their 17 La Liga matches, they have scored 28 goals and conceded 21 goals. Memphis Depay leads the club with eight goals, while Ansu Fati has three. Barcelona’s assault has been hampered by Sergio Aguero’s retirement. Memphis Depay, Jordi Alba, Ansu Fati, Sergio Roberto, Pedri, Sergino Dest, Martin Brathwaite, and Moussa Wague are among the players that have been injured.