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Edition two of the new season includes an Opta inspired pick for three Premier League clashes, including Liverpool v Arsenal, plus three anytime goalscorer options from across Europe. There are match previews, best bets and a Friday Five-Fold which highlights a multiple which is backed up by the stats.

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SOCCERWAY WEEKLY GUIDE FOOTER

Deportivo Alavés

form

All
ATH 0 - 0 ALA
D
ALA 1 - 3 CEL
L
ATM 1 - 0 ALA
L
ALA 1 - 1 CAD
D
BET 3 - 2 ALA
L
ALA 0 - 1 OSA
L
RSO 4 - 0 ALA
L
BAR 5 - 1 ALA
L
ALA 1 - 0 VLD
W
ALA 1 - 4 RMA
L
Barcelona

form

All
RMA 2 - 1 BAR
L
BAR 1 - 0 VLD
W
RSO 1 - 6 BAR
W
BAR 4 - 1 HUE
W
PSG 1 - 1 BAR
D
OSA 0 - 2 BAR
W
BAR 3 - 0 SEV
W
SEV 0 - 2 BAR
W
BAR 3 - 0 ELC
W
BAR 1 - 1 CAD
D
Head to Head
20 Matches (3 Draws)
1 Total wins 16
0 Home wins 10
1 Away wins 6
Last 5 Matches
0 Wins
1 Draw
4 Wins
BAR 5 - 1 ALA
ALA 1 - 1 BAR
ALA 0 - 5 BAR
BAR 4 - 1 ALA
ALA 0 - 2 BAR
3 Goals Scored 17
Games Over 2.5 Goals 3 / 5
Both Teams Scored 3 / 5
Team Comparison
  • Attack
  • Defence
  • Distribution
  • Discipline
Player Comparison

Match Facts

  1. Alaves have only won one of their last seven games against Barcelona in La Liga (D2 L4), 2-1 at Camp Nou last season.
  2. That win was the only time that Alaves found the net in their last five league meetings with the Blaugranas.
  3. In fact, the side from Vitoria were the only team to beat Barcelona at Camp Nou last season in all competitions.
  4. Last season, Barcelona recorded the biggest defeat suffered by Alaves at Mendizorroza in La Liga history (0-6). They also won the only Copa del Rey final played by Alaves in their history (3-1).
  5. Alaves have failed to score in their last three league games at home against Barcelona. They never have failed in four in a row against any side in the competition.
  6. Barcelona have won their last eight games in La Liga, the longest current run in the competition.
  7. The Basque team have only lost their first two games of a La Liga season once in 1931-32, when they ended 9th in table.
  8. Lionel Messi has scored 349 goals in La Liga, and could become the second player from the top five European leagues to reach 350 goals for the same club, after Gerd Müller with Bayern Munich (365 in total).
  9. The Argentinean player has scored 24 goals in his last 24 games for Barcelona in all competitions, including two against Alaves (one at Mendizorroza and one in the Copa del Rey final at Vicente Calderon).
  10. Ernesto Valverde will take charge of his 350th game as a manager in La Liga (W148 D86 L115, 42% wins), more than any other current manager in the competition.
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