FC Barcelona vs Galatasaray:UEL RO16, First Leg Preview, Details, Team News, and Dream11 Team Predictions

Barcelona will aim to move one step closer to Europa League glory when they welcome Galatasaray to Camp Nou for the first leg of their last-16 battle on Thursday evening.

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FC Barcelona vs Galatasaray:UEL RO16, First Leg Preview, Details, Team News, and Dream11 Team Predictions

FC Barcelona vs Galatasaray is the next big first let match in this year's UEFA Europa League. Galatasaray challenge Barcelona at Camp Nou on Thursday in the first leg of their last-16 meeting in the Europa League.

FC Barcelona vs Galatasaray: Match Preview:

The kind of game that could quite easily have been a Champions League fixture, Barca approach with confidence. While Xavi has a long way to go if he's going to restore former glories at the Camp Nou, Barca's form of late has been particularly impressive.

— FC Barcelona (@FCBarcelona) March 10, 2022

Barcelona are under pressure to perform after a sub-par campaign in Europe so far. Xavi's side got knocked out of the Champions League at the group stages, but overcame Napoli in the Europa League knockout playoffs to qualify for the last-16.

In contrast, with three wins and 12 points in their last six matches in the Europa League group stages, Galatasaray have proven themselves a tough unit. They came through undefeated and will do their utmost to stay unbeaten at Camp Nou.

FC Barcelona vs Galatasaray: Match Details:

Date: 11/03/2022Time: 1:30 AM

Venue: Camp Nou, Barcelona, Spain.

Where to watch in India: Sony Network and Jio TV

Referee: Benoît Bastien (FRA)

VAR Referee: Delajod Willy (FRA)

Team News:

FC Barcelona:

Image- Barca Balugranes

Midfield sensation Gavi will miss the game through the suspension while Barca remain without Ansu Fati, Sergi Roberto and Samuel Umtiti.Elsewhere, the fearsome attacking trident of Ferran Torres, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and Adama Traore are expected to continue.


For the away side, Arda Turan will likely be denied a return to his former club as a result of a groin injury.

Recent form in all competitions:

Barcelona season form guide: D-D-W-W-W-W

Galatasaray season form guide: L-D-D-W-W-L

— Galatasaray EN (@Galatasaray) March 10, 2022

FC Barcelona vs Galatasaray: Predicted Line-ups:

Barcelona (4-3-3): Ter Stegen; Dest, Araujo, Piqué, Alba; F. De Jong, Busquets, Pedri; Adama, Memphis, Ferran

Galatasaray (4-2-3-1): Muslera; Elabdellaoui, Nelsson, Marcão, Van Aanholt; Pulgar, Kutlu; Babel, Cicaldau, Akturkoglu; Gomis

BAR vs GAL: Dream11 Predictions:

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