Who else is expecting the fresh experience of la-liga’s match between FC Barcelona vs Alavés this season ? the wait is over – 2018/2019 La Liga is live! With a new squad, and one official title already in barca box.
Today FC Barcelona vs Alavés are going to play their first la-liga match this season at camp nou stadium. barca always have good records of winning it’s opening fixture every season, is history about to repeat in today’s Barcelona vs Alavés clash ?
Following the depart of barcelona legendary player,Spanish born midfielder, Andrés Iniesta as well as likes of Paulinho, Lucas Digne, Aleix Vidal, Yerry Mina and André Gomes that have call it quit and went to have new experiences at other clubs. Will Barcelona still be hot without them?
Although the club recorded recent signings Arthur, Malcom and Arturo Vidal are all in contention to make their first ever Liga appearances, and Clément Lenglet for the first time wearing the famous blaugrana jersey.
Denis Suárez, Carles Aleña and Sergi Samper have all been carrying injuries but have trained normally this week.
However, none make the matchday squad: Ter Stegen, Cillessen; Semedo, Piqué, Lenglet, Jordi Alba, Sergi Roberto, Umtiti; Rakitic, Busquets, Coutinho, Arthur, Rafinha, Arturo Vidal; Luis Suárez, Messi, Dembélé and Malcom.
Fc Alavés have recorded some changes which include Munir El Haddadi returning to Barça following a loan spell. Likewise, former FCB man Bojan Krkić has gone back ‘home’ to Stoke City.
Alavés, who finished 14th in the league last season, took three wins, four draws and two defeats from their preseason fixtures, all against sides in the upper echelons of the Spanish pyramid.