Register Login Scores

Spanish La Liga

Starting XI: Barca v Villarreal

Spanish La Liga 

Teams: Barcelona v Villarreal 

Date: 06 May 2017

Venue: Camp Nou

FC Barcelona will be aiming to maintain top spot in La Liga when they host Villarreal at the Camp Nou this evening.

Read: Messi's Four-Game International Ban Lifted

The match is scheduled to get underway at 18h30.

The Catalan giants come into the clash on the back of four straight victories in the league, which included a 3-0 win over Espanyol last weekend.

Rafinha and Thiago Alcantara are still out with injury, while Andres Iniesta has shaken off his injury and has returned to the line up.

Villarreal are still chasing fourth spot with three games, as they sit five points behind Sevilla.

The Yellow Submarine have won their last three league matches, with a 3-1 win over Sporting Gijon being the most recent.

Barcelona have not lost to Villarreal in their last 15 meetings in La Liga, with the Catalan outfit claiming 10 wins, while other five matches in all square.

Here's how they line up:

Barca: Ter Stegen; Roberto, Pique, Umtiti, Digne; Busquets, Rakitic, Iniesta; Messi, Suarez, Neymar.

Villarreal: Fernandez, Gaspar, Musacchio, Costa, Alvaro, Dos Santos, Trigueros, Rodrigo, Soriano, Soldado, Bakambu.

Pep's City Dismantle Palace To Move Third

Dortmund Boss Comments On African Superstar's Future


Top 5

Chiefs Clear-Out Continues With 7 More…

248 Jul 27, 2021 06:38 PM in Kaizer Chiefs

11 Footballers Who Retired This Year

2 Jul 27, 2021 07:25 PM in World News

Downs Part Ways With Key Figure

46 Jul 27, 2021 03:20 PM in Mamelodi Sundowns

10 Players In Running For 2021 Ballon D'Or

43 Jul 21, 2021 09:25 AM in Messi/Ronaldo/Neymar/Mbappe Watch

Pirates Begin Trimming Squad, Second Exit Imminent

30 Jul 27, 2021 03:00 PM in Orlando Pirates

Exclusive: Zungu Update, Agent Comments On Chiefs Link

83 Jul 28, 2021 03:09 PM in Players Abroad

Downs Part Ways With Key Figure

46 Jul 27, 2021 03:20 PM in Mamelodi Sundowns

CBL: Two Surprise Inclusions For Chiefs

123 Jul 29, 2021 01:01 PM in Soweto Derby

Amakhosi New Boy Enters Naturena Drip Fold

25 Jul 30, 2021 01:00 PM in Drip, Style & Swag

Pitso Targeting Chiefs Starlet?

81 Jul 29, 2021 11:02 AM in Kaizer Chiefs

Chiefs Announce More Contract Business

107 Jul 27, 2021 04:16 PM in Kaizer Chiefs

The Highest-Paid African Stars In The EPL

19 Feb 02, 2021 07:14 PM in English Premier League

Former Pirates Star To Replace R17m Ahly-Bound Star?

16 Jul 27, 2021 08:00 AM in Siyagobhoza

12 Players Who Went Bankrupt

23 Dec 07, 2020 12:34 PM in World News

Pirates Player Exit Imminent...

6 Jul 26, 2021 07:58 PM in Orlando Pirates