Barcelona players are in top form this season. This is not the first time the team is facing this difficult challenge. As a matter of fact the club has been in existence for almost one hundred and twenty years, and they are participating in La Liga for the past 88 years and they have been in this league consecutively. The company is also in the top as far as Spanish football is concerned. It appears they are one of the teams that have a strong edge over others.
Barcelona has won four major competitive football last season. They have won almost everything in the country such as taking la liga as well as Copa Rey. Currently the team is on top of the la liga having won most of the matches they have played this season. It looks like the team is going to dominate the Spanish football this season. This is because they have started on a very good and strong foot.
Messi who is the leader as far as goal scoring is concerned. He has already scored many goals for the season and he is ready to score more. This does not scare Espanyol. They know how to handle Barcelona and they are ready for kill this time. Although they do not measure up against Barcelona in terms of performance, they are determined to turn things around in their favor this time. They are going to give in everything they have to ensure that Barcelona does not beat them.
Whenever the two teams meet, Espanyol will always approach the match with caution and that is why Barcelona will always dominate in ball possession. However, the visitor does make serious incursions to their goals and run back to defend afterwards. They know that it will amount to foolhardy for them to expose their defense to the likes of Messi and his team mate.
The Argentine has always remained the source of inspiration for the Barca anytime they encounter this opponent. Messi has always scored in most of the encounter. The other time they met, Messi punished them with two goals. The question is whether they can perform that feat this December. Many fans are believing that it is possible with only a few fans saying that the opponents will deal with them this time around.
Now that the match day is fast approaching, what is your opinion on all of these? Do you think that the visitors have a chance against Barcelona which is said to be in perfect form this season? We will like to hear your opinion about this. Comment below let us see how you see the forthcoming epic encounter between two strong sides as far as La Liga is concerned.
Barca does not always play brilliantly in all their encounters with the opponent. May be when they fail to live up to expectation, it will afford, Espanyol the opportunities they have been looking for to redeem themselves. As far as Barcelona is concerned, every match matters. They know that they can win the league again by beating teams like Espanyol.