Espanyol host Barcelona in the Derby of Catalonia in the nineteenth round of the Spanish League.
Led by Argentine superstar Lionel Messi, Barcelona strive to win and earn three points to stay on top of the La Liga ranking.
FC Barcelona has 39 points in the first place, where it won 12 games and drew in three games, while losing in three games, while Espanyol has 10 points in the last place in the La Liga ranking, the team won only two games, drew in four games and lost in twelve match.
Ranking of the first five places in the Spanish League
1- Barcelona 39 points
2- Real Madrid 37 points
3- Seville 35 points
4- Atletico Madrid 32 points
5- Real Sociedad 31 points
Barcelona vs Espanyol line up
Espanyol XI: Diego Lopez; Javi Lopez; Espinosa; Calero, Vila; Darder; David Lopez; Roca; Vargas; Wu Lei, Calleri.
Barcelona XI: Neto; Sergi Roberto; Pique; Lenglet; Alba; Busquets, De Jong, Rakitic; Messi; Suarez; Griezmann.
Week: 19th round in premier league
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