Barcelona hosts Rayo Vallecano
The champion and current leader in La Liga Barcelona hosts Rayo Vallecano in a game from the 27th round of La Liga. Let’s take a look at this fixture in our winning soccer predictions for today.
Barca are in a pole position to win the title for a second consecutive season. Right now the Catalans are leading the standings with 60 points, having 7 points advantage in front of the 2nd Atletico Madrid. With just 12 remaining rounds until the end of the season, the Catalans are in a very good position to become champions again.
Right now Ernesto Valverde’s team is enjoying a run of three consecutive wins in the league. In their last game Los Cules conquered Santiago Bernabeu again, beating Real Madrid with 1-0 in the El Classico. The only goal in the game was scored by Ivan Rakitic before the halftime break. It was an important win for Barcelona, which put them in a great position to clinch the title.
We shall expect to see the manager Ernesto Valverde making some rotations for this game. Just few days later Barca welcomes Olympique Lyonnais in a second leg from the Champions League 1/8-finals, so maybe Valverde will give a rest to some players against Rayo.
Rayo Vallecano on the other hand are 19th in La Liga with 23 points won so far, fighting for their survival. Right now Michel’s team is 2 points behind the 17th Celta and the safe zone. In their last five games Rayo Vallecano are terrible, though – five consecutive losses. In their last game Rayo suffered a 0-2 defeat at home from the hands of another Catalan team – Girona.
These are our winning soccer predictions for today the La Liga fixture between Barcelona and Rayo Vallecano at the Camp Nou. Good luck!