Getafe host Catalan giants Barcelona on Saturday, and the visitors will hope to bridge the gap between them and league leaders Real Madrid, who are four points ahead of them.
Barcelona won their last game 2-1 against Villarreal, but were dealt a big blow as star man Lionel Messi was once again injured.
In the last meeting between these two sides, Barcelona won the game 2-0.
Getafe vs Barcelona: Team News
Getafe: Left-back Vitorino Antunes and left-winger Amath Ndiaye will miss the game against Barcelona. Backup goalkeeper Filip Manojlovic has also been ruled out of the game due to a long-term injury. Marc Cucurella, who is on loan from Barca, could play against his parent club on Saturday.
Getafe vs Barcelona: Predicted Lineups
Getafe: David Soria; Damián Suárez, Djené, Leandro Cabrera, Allan Nyom; Jason, Mauro Arambarri, Nemanja Maksimovic, Marc Cucurella; Ángel Rodríguez, Jaime Mata
Getafe vs Barcelona: Key Men
Getafe: Striker Jaime Mata has gotten off to a decent start in La Liga this season, scoring thrice in three games as well as registering an assist. He will be a key player for the home side on Saturday. Right-winger Jason has also impressed for Getafe this season, and he could trouble Barcelona new boy Junior Firpo, who will start at left-back for the Catalan giants.
Getafe vs Barcelona: Predicted Result
Getafe 1 – 2 Barcelona
The Catalans could struggle without Messi, but they may have enough firepower to see off Getafe on Saturday.