Reigning champions Real Madrid host a relegation threatened Deportivo de La Coruna at the Estadio Santiago Bernabeu on Sunday in the La Liga.
Ernesto Valverde has just two players remaining on the treatment table as Barcelona prepare to host Deportivo La Coruna at Camp Nou on Sunday.
Barcelona were dealt a huge blow in their bid to win the La Liga title this season as Deportivo La Coruna beat the league leaders 2-1 at the Riazor on Sunday.
Luis Suarez scored his 21st goal in La Liga this season but that was not enough as Barcelona ended up on the losing side on Sunday. Luis Enrique’s side were visiting the Riazor to take on Deportivo La Coruna on Sunday, looking to widen the gap on Real Madrid on top of the La Liga table. However, Barcelona were to face some disappointment as they went down 2-1 to the relegation battlers. Joselu opened the scoring five minutes before half-time, finishing calmly past Marc-Andre ter Stegen after a mistake from the Barcelona goalkeeper. However, Barcelona equalised almost immediately after the break through Luis Suarez. The Uruguayan striker converted with a thumping strike from close-range after he found himself in acres of space inside the Deportivo box as it ricocheted off a defender. However, Suarez’s goal wasn’t enough to earn even a point for Barcelona on the afternoon as Alex Bergantinos headed in from Faycal Fajr’s corner to condemn Barcelona to […]
Neymar and Rafinha Alcantara are absent from Luis Enrique's squad as Barcelona visit Deportivo La Coruna at Estadio Riazor on Sunday.
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