Barcelona will face Getafe as they welcome them to Nou Camp on Sunday night to take all three points from this home encounter. The Catalan giants will come into the match on the back of a dominant 5-0 victory over AD Ceuta in the Copa Del Rey, so they will be looking to continue their impressive performance.
Xavi will probably make use of the 4-3-3 formation and he is expected to make a host of changes, allowing Jordi Alba to start in the left-back position while Gavi and Pedri return to the central areas.
4-3-3 Barcelona Predicted XI Vs Getafe
Marc-Andre ter Stegen will return to operate in between the sticks for the Catalan club as he hopes to keep a clean sheet in this weekend’s encounter. Andreas Christensen will form the customary centre-half partnership with Eric Garcia at the heart of Xavi’s defence as they try to keep things solid at the back throughout the game.
As mentioned earlier, Jordi Alba will keep his place as the left-back while Alejandro Balde hopes to catch the eye on the other flank as the right-back. Both of them would be eager to join in on the attack and create some inviting chances from the wide areas.
Andreas Christensen will have to settle for a spot on the bench as he offers cover for the defensive positions.
Gavi, Sergio Busquets and Pedri will make up Barca’s midfield as they try to dominate the game at the centre of the park and orchestrate some good openings on the attacking end of the field. Pedri and Gavi will act as Barcelona’s main playmakers inside the opponent’s half.
Frenkie de Jong and Franck Kessie will have to be content with a spot on the bench as they wait for their chance to shine in the second half if Xavi decides to call upon their services.
Ansu Fati is expected to get the nod to operate on the left flank while Ousmane Dembele hopes to put his pace to good use on the right wing.
Robert Lewandowski will act as the focal point of Xavi’s attack. He will continue with his rich run of form to cause a few problems for the opposition centre-backs in this home encounter.
Memphis Depay and Raphinha will be named on the bench, they might come on to influence the game in the latter half if needed.