The Spanish champions are presently eighth within the table on four points, whereas Valencia,
who have simply appointed Albert Celades as their new head coach, have an equivalent record when 3 games.
Barcelona is seeking a win to kickstart their season as Valencia head to Camp Nou following a shock employment switch.
Valencia took forceful action and raped Marcelino throughout the international break,
with the Spaniard losing his job simply 3 games into the new season – and fewer than four months when guiding the club to Copa del Rey glory against Barca.
The 54-year-old’s departure has semiconductor diode to shock and anger among players and fans,
however former Real Madrid assistant Albert Celades in currently to blame – and his 1st challenge comes at Camp Nou.
Reigning champions Barca have had a slow begin to the new season with four points from their gap 3 games, and Ernesto
Valverde desires a conclusion with Atletico Madrid already getting down to shrink back this timely within the campaign.
Lionel Messi is another time out for Barca, with the Camp Nou charm still scuffling with a calf injury.
Ousmane Dembele and prophet Umiti also are out for the Blaugrana.
Granada vs Barcelona Team News
As mentioned, Messi can once more miss out for Barca because of a calf drawback.
Luis Suarez is work when ill from a calf injury of his own, though, and may begin within the final third of the sphere.
Dembele and prophet Umtiti ar out with hamstring and foot issues severally, however Valverde otherwise features a robust squad to decide on from.
Perez scored against Betis at Camp Nou last trip before providing each assists against Osasuna ahead the international break,
suggesting that the juvenile person might keep his spot within the final third.
Ivan Rakitic might conjointly inherit the XI having remained at the club despite the widespread speculation close his future.
Arthur and Arturo Gore Vidal also are choices therein space of the sphere,
though, with Valverde having a full host of central midfielders to decide on from.
There don’t seem to be expected to be any alterations more back, though,
with right-back Nelson Semedo accessible despite considerations over his fitness earlier within the week.
As for Valencia, it’d be a surprise if Celades created major changes from the team that started the 2-0 convince Mallorca before the international break.
As a result, Kevin Gameiro and Rodrigo Moreno ought to once more begin within the final third of the sphere, going summer arrival maxi Gomez on the bench.
Dani Parejo can captain the team from the center of the park, whereas former Arsenal youngster Francis Coquelin ought to
conjointly retain his spot. Michael Assat Soler and Cristiano Piccini are each still on the sidelines for Los Che, though.
Granada vs Barcelona Line Up
Ter Stegen; Semedo, Pique, Lenglet, Alba; de jong, Busquets, Rakitic; Perez, L Suarez, Griezmann
Cillessen; Wass, Garay, Diakhaby, Gaya; Guedes, Coquelin, Parejo, Torres; Moreno, Gameiro
Granada vs Barcelona H2H
As mentioned, Valencia beat Barca 2-1 within the Copa del Rey final at the tip of last season.
The 2 groups contend out two attracts in La Liga throughout the 2018-19 campaign, meanwhile,
with a 2-2 at Camp Nou following a 1-1 at the Mestalla earlier within the season.
Valencia’s last La Liga win at Camp Nou was back in April 2016,
however Barca are victorious in 2 of the last 3 league conferences on home soil – together with a 4-2 success in March 2017.
Granada vs Barcelona TV channel and live stream information
The match will be shown on Premier 2. The channel is available to Premier Sports subscribers via channel 435 on Sky, and 552 on Virgin TV.
You can follow all the action and analysis on NewGersy Sport’s LIVE blog with Ben Hayward.
Granada vs Barcelona
8:00pm Saturday 21st September
Estadio Los Carmenes