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La Liga: Girona vs Barcelona – Match preview

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The La Liga tie at Estadi Municipal de Montilivi this coming Saturday sees home team Girona up against Barcelona.

Girona enter the Catalan derby in 11th place in the LaLiga standings with 21 points from 18 games, 23 points behind the table-topping Barcelona.

Form: Girona vs Barcelona

Girona Form

Girona went through their last three matches with a 2-2 draw against Espanyol, a 2-1 win against Sevilla and a 1-0 defeat against Villarreal. In their last six La Liga home matches, the Gironins have two wins, while they’ve drawn three and lost one. They scored 11 and conceded 11 goals.

Barcelona Form

Barcelona are in awesome shape going into this next encounter, as they won their last three matches on the bounce. AD Ceuta FC got left behind in a 0-5 win, before Getafe got hammered in a 1-0 victory. Real Sociedad was the most recent victim in a 1-0 win for Barcelona. In their last six La Liga away matches, the Blaugrana claimed a full handful of five wins. They’ve drawn none but instead lost once, scoring ten whilst conceding four times.

Betting stats and facts for Girona and Barcelona

Let’s have a look at some of the most interesting betting-relevant facts based on the stats from the most recent games that Girona and Barcelona played across all competitions.

  • Girona have conceded in 25 of the last 26 matches
  • In 11 of the last 12 home matches Girona played, both teams scored
  • Girona have conceded in the last 12 home matches in a row
  • Girona have scored in 19 of the last 21 matches
  • In 12 of the last 14 Girona matches the sum of goals was under 3.5
  • Barcelona have not lost the last 11 matches in a row
  • Barcelona have won 12 of the last 14 matches
  • Barcelona have scored in the last 11 matches in a row
  • Barcelona have won the last 8 away matches in a row
  • Barcelona have scored in 18 of the last 20 away matches

Interesting players: Girona vs Barcelona

Ousmane Dembele has been in fine form for Barcelona of late, scoring two goals in his last five appearances. Yangel Herrera has been Girona’s go-to-guy for goals lately, having found the back of the net two times in the club’s last three matches.

Full-time result

Estadi Municipal de Montilivi witnessed Girona winning four of their 10 latest matches across all tournaments here. They drew four and lost two in this run. Barcelona won eight of their previous 10 games away, drew zero, and lost two. Girona are without defeat in 5 home matches on the spin. Barcelona have hit a nice vein of form, not losing any of their last 8 games and have not lost to Girona in 4 consecutive meetings.

Both teams to score

Surprisingly, Girona only scored the first goal of the match in three out of their last ten games. Impressively, Barcelona scored the first goal in nine out of the previous ten games. Both teams have scored in the last 7 consecutive home games Girona played. Barcelona should feel cheery over the chances of getting at least one goal in on Saturday, as Girona only managed one clean sheet in the previous 10 matches. Barcelona claimed five clean sheets in their last 10 games.

Total goals

Over 2.5 goals happened in six of Girona’s last ten matches in all tournaments. They banged in an average of 1.3 goals on the way. Over 2.5 goals happened in five of the last ten outings for Barcelona, who managed to score 2.6 times in those matches. Astonishingly, Girona failed to keep a clean sheet in their last 21 matches. Barcelona are on a nice streak of scoring at least once in their previous 16 matches.

Betting suggestion: Girona vsBarcelona

To summarize, the upcoming La Liga clash seems to be a good opportunity to place some bets. Taking into account the stats and facts for Girona vs Barcelona mentioned in this article, we are offering a free betting tip below.