Barcelona vs Elche Preview, Tips and Odds

Barcelona will welcome Elche to Camp Nou for a postponed game of La Liga 1st round on Wednesday. The Catalans are currently sitting on 3rd position in the standings on fourty-seven points, while Elche are down at 18th position in the relegation zone on twenty-one.

Barcelona vs Elche Head to Head

Head to Head Last game Last games Last games home/away
Barcelona Win 7 W/ 1 D/ 0 L 4 W/ 0 D/ 0 L
Elche Loss 0 W/ 1 D/ 7 L 0 W/ 0 D/ 4 L

Last game between the teams: 24.01.2021 La Liga: Elche – Barcelona 0:2; Frenkie de Jong 39’, Richard Puig 89’
Last game at this venue: 19.09.2020 Friendly: Barcelona – Elche 1:0; Antoine Griezmann 2’

Worth mentioning: The last match between the two sides a month ago ended in a comfortable 0:2 away win for Barcelona. Both teams have met on a total eight times, with Elche’s biggest achievement is a goalless draw recorded in 2014, as they have never scored against the Catalan giants so far. Three of the last five meetings featured over 2,5 goals, and understandably none witnessed goals at both ends.

Barcelona vs Elche Stats

As of 22.02 Last game Last 10 games Last 5 games home/away
Barcelona Draw 5 W/ 3 D/ 2 L 2 W/ 2 D/ 1 L
Elche Win 2 W/ 2 D/ 6 L 1 W/ 1 D/ 3 L

Last game Barcelona: 21.02.2021 La Liga: Barcelona – Cadiz 1:1; Lionel Messi 32’(penalty); Aleix Fernandez 89’(penalty)
Top performers Barcelona: Lionel Messi 16 goals 3 assists, Antoine Griezmann 6 goals 6 assists, Ansu Fati 4 goals.
Next game Barcelona: 27.02.2021 La Liga: Sevilla – Barcelona
Last game Elche: 20.02.2021 La Liga: Elche – Eibar 1:0; Dani Calvo 33’
Top performers Elche: Fidel 4 goals 2 assists, Josan 4 goals 2 assists, Lucas Boye 4 goals 1 assist.
Next game Elche: 28.02.2021 La Liga: Granada – Elche

Last 10 games GF:GA Over 2.5 goals BTTS Clean sheets
Barcelona 18-14 6 7 2
Elche 8-16 4 4 2

Worth mentioning: Barcelona failed to win at home against Cadiz on Sunday, as the game at Camp Nou ended in 1:1 stalemate, with both goals coming from the penalty spots. The Catalans have won just one of the last four games, recording also two defeats in the process. Only three of Barca’s previous eighteen matches were won by the teams playing at home. Three of Los Cules last five outings resulted in over 2,5 goals, as four saw both involved sides to score.
Elche recorded a slender 1:0 home victory over Eibar on Saturday. The triumph ended the team’s run of seven consecutive encounters without a win. Both of Elche’s two victories for 2021 have come with the exact same 1:0 score. They have managed to score more than a goal only four times across the last twenty encounters. Two of their last five clashes produced over 2,5 goals, and only the same also witnessed goals at both ends.

Barcelona vs Elche News

Missing players Barcelona: Ronald Araujo, Sergi Roberto, Philippe Coutinho and Ansu Fati are injured.
Missing players Elche: Fidel and Diego Gonzalez are injured.

Barcelona vs Elche Predictions

Both teams to score – 2.05 @ bet365