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Sevilla vs Barcelona: A Tough Test for the Hosts

12:35, 25 Feb 2019

Sevillaand Barcelona meet at the Ramon Sanchez-Pizjuan Stadium on Saturday, 23rdFebruary in what will be a real test for the hosts. 

Sevilla have been in poor form recently,losing three of their last five matches, including a 6 – 1 defeat to Barcelonain January.

They are currently fourth in La Liga andthey will be eager to secure some points as the battle for a top four finishintensifies. However, they lost last weekend to Villarreal, who are eighteenthin the league, and before that drew with Eibar, who are tenth in the league.Sevilla have the home advantage here, and they defeated Barcelona 2 – 0 at homein January. However, that was their only victory over Barcelona since 2015, andthey will not find it easy to replicate it.

Barcelona, on the other hand, are comfortablyleading the league with a seven-point lead over Atletico Madrid. Despite anumber of disappointing draws recently, they will still be going into thismatch full of confidence.