Video Barcelona vs Sporting Gijón Full Match Highlights 23-4-2016: The stage is all set for another crucial match is scheduled to be played between Sporting Gijon and Barcelona on 23rd April 2016. It would be a crucial match for defending champions Barcelona as they are now back on a winning streak and looking to maintain it. The team will be taking on the Sporting Gijon, which is placed at the bottom of the points table.
Barcelona vs Sporting Gijón 2016 La Liga
Date: Saturday, 23 April 2016, Kick-Off Time: 7:30 PM UK, 12:00 AM IST+1
Venue: Camp Nou, Tv Channels: Sky Sports 1, Sony ESPN
Live Streaming: Link 1 | SonyLiv.com
Barcelona is now out of their winless record of four games as they won emphatically against Deportivo on Wednesday. The team was led by Luis Suarez who along with Neymar to give a comfortable victory to defending champions. Barca would be expecting to win their next upcoming matches and cannot afford to waste any more games if they are looking to become world champions once again. The team has returned back to their prime best with 8-0 win over Deportivo on Wednesday after the team had lost points in their previous four encounters.
It was an astonishing victory for Barcelona as Luis Suarez scored the four goals and also helped Barca top the table rankings. However, the match against Atletico left the team with just one point back. The win has allowed us to tie the points with Atletico Madrid and now the team would be standing at the same level. On the other hand, Sporting Gijon would be looking to put a surprise as they are not standing at the third last position in the league table. The team is just one point away from coming to the safe zone or else they would be under threat to end the season campaign with another loss. However their still a spring of surprise that Spirting Gijon can come up with as they beat Atletico Madrid some time ago and also Sevilla FC.
Even through sporting Gijon can come up with a surprise but still Barcelona has a lot of experience and good form to knock out Sporting Gijon with another blowout. If you look at the match predictions, one can expect Barcelona to come up with a strong team and formation of 4-3-3. It is obvious that the team would be looking to come up with attack having Suarez, Neymar and Iniesta in front while Messi, Alba, Rakitic, Busquets in the middle and Alves, Bartra and Mascherano in the defense with Bravo as the keeper. On the other hand, Sporting Gijon would be having players like Jony, Sanabria, Carmona, Cases, Picon, Lopez, Mere, Hernandez, Lora and Cuellar to be included in the squad.
The match looks heavily in favor of Barcelona but they cannot be complacent about Sporting Gijon as the team has also defeated table toppers before. Barcelona 4-0 Sporting Gijon