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Barcelona vs Mallorca, La Liga 2023-24: Preview, Teams Update, Prediction and Problem Lineup

Barcelona is going to play their next match against Mallorca on Friday at their home Estadi Olympique Luis Co. They would like to make a comeback in this match after ending their previous match in a draw.

Preview

Barcelona vs Mallorca, LaLiga 2023-24: Barcelona is at the third position in La Liga with 17 wins in 27 matches and is at the third position with 58 points. At the top, Real Madrid is at the top with 66 points. Just below them, Girona is at the second position with 59 points. This season of Barcelona has been very bad due to which they remain in third place. On the other hand, Mallorca remains in 15th place in La Liga with 27 points, who are going to face Barcelona on Friday after winning their previous match 1-0 against Girona.

Barcelona has defended its previous match by playing a 0-0 draw with Athletic Club. It is behind the top Real Madrid by 8 points and there are still 11 matches left in this season of La Liga, so Barcelona still has a chance to win. There is still a chance to win the title. Barcelona has played 3 of its last 5 matches, drawing 3 while winning the remaining 2 matches which came against Getafe and Celta de Vigo. Barcelona has lost three league matches at home.

This season, when these two teams clashed with each other, the match ended in a draw. Mallorca’s last win came in the semi-finals of the Copa del Rey against Real Madrid, which was a very exciting match. But the only win in this season of La Liga came against Celta Vigo which was 1-0.

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Team Updates

Talking about injuries, Barcelona had two players injured against Athletic Bilbao, Pedri and Frenkie de Jong both had to leave the field in the first half. Pedri’s injury could be a bad news for the team and he may even have to leave this season. Both Gavi and Alejandro Balde are already out of action this season.

It has been told from the team that Marcos Alonso can make a comeback this week as he practiced with the team but he has not been declared fit yet. As far as it seems, Lamin Yamal and Inigo Martínez can join the team. Meanwhile, XI said that they still have a chance to top the league and we cannot miss this opportunity. Changes may be seen in Friday’s match.

On the other hand, if we talk about Mallorca, their team member Pablo Maffeo will not be available in this match due to injury and Omar Mascarell was suspended due to his yellow card against Girone. Mallorca has recently defeated second-placed Girona, Vedat Muriqui, Sile Larin, Abdon Prat, Toni Lato can play the match on Friday. The coach of Mallorca says that we can underestimate Barcelona because they have played brilliantly in the games so far.

Prediction

If we look at the previous match between these two teams, it ended in a draw, and Mallorca is a team which has defensive, physical and attacking players. Barcelona are struggling with important players, with recent players Pedri and Frenkie de Jong looking likely to play in this match. However, Barcelona needs this win to remain in the title race.

Probable Lineup for Barcelona vs Mallorca

Barcelona Possible Starting Lineup (4-3-3)

Goalkeeper: Ter Stegen
Defenders: Kounde, Cubarsi, Christensen, Cancelo
Midfielders: Gundogan, I Martinez, F Lopez
Forwards: Yamal, Lewandowski, Raphinha


Mallorca Possible Starting Lineup (5-3-2)

Goalkeeper: Rajkovic
Defenders: Gonzalez, S Costa, Raillo, Copete, Lato
Midfielders: A Sanchez, Valjent, D Rodriguez
Forwards: Muriqi, Larin

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