FC Barcelona are back to play La Liga soccer after winning the Spanish Super Cup against Real Madrid as well as after winning a Copa del Rey clash against AD Ceuta last Thursday. Xavi's team are currently at the top of the table, three points ahead of a Real Madrid side that recently lost against Villarreal. On the other hand, Barcelona won four games in the last five matches and are now the La Liga leaders with 41 points scored after 16 games. Here's what you need to know:
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FC Barcelona had gone seventeen games without defeat to Getafe, and had only conceded three goals in the last ten of them, when the run ended with a 1-0 defeat at the Estadio Coliseum Alfonso Perez in October 2020. FC Barcelona got revenge by winning the next two games at Camp Nou, but the most recent meeting between the sides was a 0-0 draw in souther Madrid at the end of last season.
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It should be an easy win for the team coached by Xavi in front of their fans after winning their first trophy of the season. Pick: FC Barcelona 2, Getafe 0.