Santander League 2018-19TOThe derby of Barcelona arrives with the eighth place and the leading visitor
ANDspanyol and Barcelona are going to face today Saturday, December 8th in a match corresponding to La Liga Santander. The derby comes to both teams with Barcelona in the lead and Espanyol in eighth place, and with the equality this year prevailing in the head of the table any point has a very high value.
Barcelona have won their last three games, but the memory of the defeat at home against Betis is still present. Espanyol has lost some gas in the last days (defeats in League 2-1 against Sevilla, 1-3 against Girona and 3-0 against Getafe, and triumph 1-0 against Cdiz in Copa), but its The start of the campaign was good, whatever its potential.
Valverde will have to face the situation of Luis Surez and Arthur, both doubtful. Rafinha and Umtiti will not be safe in the derby. Rubi can again count on Sergio Garca. It's been a long time since Espanyol won Barcelona at home in the Liga, but in the Copa they lost 1-0 last season.
The match betweenEspanyol and F.C. Barcelona, of day 15 of the Santander League, will be played today, Saturday, December 8 at theStadium of the RCD Espanyolof Cornell-El Prat de Barcelona, at 20:45 (Spanish peninsular time), and it could be followed bytelevisionlive throughThe Partidazo of Movistar +, accessible through the aforementioned payment television platform and through its Internet service. You can also follow everything that happens in the game through the narration ofBRAND Radioand the live comments fromMARCA.com.