Valencia vs Barcelona preview: LaLiga prediction, tickets, live stream, H2H, odds, team news

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Barcelona are back in LaLiga action this afternoon as the Spanish table-toppers face a trip to Valencia.

Quique Setien has won his first two games in charge - a 1-0 LaLiga victory over Granada followed by a nervy 2-1 Copa del Rey comeback in Ibiza - and needs another three points here to keep title challengers Real Madrid at bay.

Date: Saturday, January 25, 2020.

Venue: Mestalla Stadium

Kick-off time: 3pm GMT

Prediction: Valencia 1-2 Barcelona

Barca have not been beaten by Valencia in their last three LaLiga meetings, and it should be the case again here - especially with Lionel Messi back.

Tickets

For the latest ticket information, click here to visit Valencia's website.

How to follow Barcelona vs Granada

TV channel: The match will not be televised in the UK due to blackout rules regarding 3pm kick-offs.

Live stream: You can follow all the action on our match blog with Ben Hayward.

Betting Odds

  • Valencia to win: 9/2
  • Barcelona to win: 4/6
  • Draw: 7/2

Odds provided by Betfair Exchange. Click here for more odds.

Team news

Luis Suarez is out for the next four months for Barca, so Ansu Fati should start with Antoine Griezmann - and Messi is also set to return.

Head to head (H2H) history and results

Barca are unbeaten in their last seven LaLiga games against Valencia, though they suffered a painful Copa del Rey final defeat last season.

The last time they met in the league, Barca ran out 5-2 winners at Camp Nou on Setember 14.

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