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Barcelona vs. Eibar 5/22/2021 La Liga Soccer Picks, Prediction, and Preview

Barcelona visits Eibar on 5/22/2021.

Barcelona faces Eibar in a La Liga match. Barcelona with a record of 6.0-12.0-19.0 this season comes into this game with a 4.0-5.0-10.0 record on the road. Eibar is 6.0-12.0-19.0 this season and is 2.0-7.0-9.0 at home.

It has been a mixed bag in the past five matches for Barcelona and it is an opportunity to get rolling. An opportunity presents itself in this road match. They lost their previous match and hope to bounce back from the disappointing setback. What better place to turn the ship around for Eibar than game on their home pitch?

It has been a mixed bag in the past five games for Eibar and it is an opportunity to get rolling. The bitter taste of disappointment is in the mouths of Eibar after their previous game, which was a loss. However, there is an opportunity for redemption at home against Barcelona.

The Barcelona Roster

The Players to Watch for the Barcelona

Jordi Alba DF

As a shooter, Jordi Alba had nan shots fired this season. His role is to not be a scoring threat, defenses are shutting him down quite easily and/or he is just a passive player when it comes to scoring attempts. Jordi Alba has nan shots on target this season. Shots on target are a rarity for him, maybe he will fare better with his number of shots, shot selection or shot accuracy.

Jordi Alba has 33 goals scored this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Barcelona teammates, Jordi Alba had 3 assists this season. He is considered one of the top set-up players for his teammates in the league, he distributes the ball well.

Jordi Alba has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Jordi Alba has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed None fouls this season. He has drawn None fouls this season in La Liga action.

Frenkie de Jong MF,DF

Frenkie de Jong has nan shots fired this season. His role is to not be a scoring threat, defenses are shutting him down quite easily and/or he is just a passive player when it comes to scoring attempts. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Frenkie de Jong had nan shots on target this season. Shots on target are a rarity for him, maybe he will fare better with his number of shots, shot selection or shot accuracy.

Frenkie de Jong has 34 goals scored this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Barcelona teammates, Frenkie de Jong had 3 assists this season. He is considered one of the top set-up players for his teammates in the league, he distributes the ball well.

Frenkie de Jong has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Frenkie de Jong has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed None fouls this season. He has drawn None fouls this season in La Liga action.

Lionel Messi FW,MF

Lionel Messi has nan shots fired this season. His role is to not be a scoring threat, defenses are shutting him down quite easily and/or he is just a passive player when it comes to scoring attempts. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Lionel Messi had nan shots on target this season. Shots on target are a rarity for him, maybe he will fare better with his number of shots, shot selection or shot accuracy.

As a scorer, Lionel Messi had 33 goals this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Barcelona teammates, Lionel Messi had 30 assists this season. He is considered one of the top set-up players for his teammates in the league, he distributes the ball well.

Lionel Messi has 3 Yellow Cards this season. Lionel Messi has 5 Red Cards this season. He has committed None fouls this season. He has drawn None fouls this season in La Liga action.

Sergio Busquets MF

As a shooter, Sergio Busquets had nan shots fired this season. His role is to not be a scoring threat, defenses are shutting him down quite easily and/or he is just a passive player when it comes to scoring attempts. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Sergio Busquets had nan shots on target this season. Shots on target are a rarity for him, maybe he will fare better with his number of shots, shot selection or shot accuracy.

Sergio Busquets has 27 goals scored this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. Sergio Busquets has 0 assists this season. He is generally not involved in setting his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Sergio Busquets has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Sergio Busquets has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed None fouls this season. He has drawn None fouls this season in La Liga action.

Antoine Griezmann FW,MF

As a shooter, Antoine Griezmann had nan shots fired this season. His role is to not be a scoring threat, defenses are shutting him down quite easily and/or he is just a passive player when it comes to scoring attempts. Antoine Griezmann has nan shots on target this season. Shots on target are a rarity for him, maybe he will fare better with his number of shots, shot selection or shot accuracy.

As a scorer, Antoine Griezmann had 27 goals this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. Antoine Griezmann has 12 assists this season. He is considered one of the top set-up players for his teammates in the league, he distributes the ball well.

Antoine Griezmann has 1 Yellow Cards this season. Antoine Griezmann has 2 Red Cards this season. He has committed None fouls this season. He has drawn None fouls this season in La Liga action.

Clément Lenglet DF

As a shooter, Clément Lenglet had nan shots fired this season. His role is to not be a scoring threat, defenses are shutting him down quite easily and/or he is just a passive player when it comes to scoring attempts. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Clément Lenglet had nan shots on target this season. Shots on target are a rarity for him, maybe he will fare better with his number of shots, shot selection or shot accuracy.

As a scorer, Clément Lenglet had 27 goals this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. Clément Lenglet has 1 assists this season. He is an average offensive contributor as far as his ability to set up his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Clément Lenglet has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Clément Lenglet has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed None fouls this season. He has drawn None fouls this season in La Liga action.

Pedri MF

Pedri has nan shots fired this season. His role is to not be a scoring threat, defenses are shutting him down quite easily and/or he is just a passive player when it comes to scoring attempts. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Pedri had nan shots on target this season. Shots on target are a rarity for him, maybe he will fare better with his number of shots, shot selection or shot accuracy.

Pedri has 26 goals scored this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. Pedri has 3 assists this season. He is considered one of the top set-up players for his teammates in the league, he distributes the ball well.

Pedri has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Pedri has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed None fouls this season. He has drawn None fouls this season in La Liga action.

Sergiño Dest DF

As a shooter, Sergiño Dest had nan shots fired this season. His role is to not be a scoring threat, defenses are shutting him down quite easily and/or he is just a passive player when it comes to scoring attempts. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Sergiño Dest had nan shots on target this season. Shots on target are a rarity for him, maybe he will fare better with his number of shots, shot selection or shot accuracy.

As a scorer, Sergiño Dest had 20 goals this season. He falls in the middle as a scorer. Sergiño Dest has 2 assists this season. He is an average offensive contributor as far as his ability to set up his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Sergiño Dest has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Sergiño Dest has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed None fouls this season. He has drawn None fouls this season in La Liga action.

The Eibar Roster

The Players to Watch for the Eibar

Kike FW

Kike has nan shots fired this season. His role is to not be a scoring threat, defenses are shutting him down quite easily and/or he is just a passive player when it comes to scoring attempts. Kike has nan shots on target this season. Shots on target are a rarity for him, maybe he will fare better with his number of shots, shot selection or shot accuracy.

As a scorer, Kike had 33 goals this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. Kike has 12 assists this season. He is considered one of the top set-up players for his teammates in the league, he distributes the ball well.

Kike has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Kike has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed None fouls this season. He has drawn None fouls this season in La Liga action.

Anaitz Arbilla DF

As a shooter, Anaitz Arbilla had nan shots fired this season. His role is to not be a scoring threat, defenses are shutting him down quite easily and/or he is just a passive player when it comes to scoring attempts. Anaitz Arbilla has nan shots on target this season. Shots on target are a rarity for him, maybe he will fare better with his number of shots, shot selection or shot accuracy.

Anaitz Arbilla has 30 goals scored this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Eibar teammates, Anaitz Arbilla had 0 assists this season. He is generally not involved in setting his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Anaitz Arbilla has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Anaitz Arbilla has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed None fouls this season. He has drawn None fouls this season in La Liga action.

Paulo Oliveira DF

Paulo Oliveira has nan shots fired this season. His role is to not be a scoring threat, defenses are shutting him down quite easily and/or he is just a passive player when it comes to scoring attempts. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Paulo Oliveira had nan shots on target this season. Shots on target are a rarity for him, maybe he will fare better with his number of shots, shot selection or shot accuracy.

As a scorer, Paulo Oliveira had 28 goals this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Eibar teammates, Paulo Oliveira had 0 assists this season. He is generally not involved in setting his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Paulo Oliveira has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Paulo Oliveira has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed None fouls this season. He has drawn None fouls this season in La Liga action.

Papakouli Diop MF

Papakouli Diop has nan shots fired this season. His role is to not be a scoring threat, defenses are shutting him down quite easily and/or he is just a passive player when it comes to scoring attempts. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Papakouli Diop had nan shots on target this season. Shots on target are a rarity for him, maybe he will fare better with his number of shots, shot selection or shot accuracy.

Papakouli Diop has 25 goals scored this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Eibar teammates, Papakouli Diop had 1 assists this season. He is an average offensive contributor as far as his ability to set up his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Papakouli Diop has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Papakouli Diop has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed None fouls this season. He has drawn None fouls this season in La Liga action.

Edu Expósito MF

Edu Expósito has nan shots fired this season. His role is to not be a scoring threat, defenses are shutting him down quite easily and/or he is just a passive player when it comes to scoring attempts. Edu Expósito has nan shots on target this season. Shots on target are a rarity for him, maybe he will fare better with his number of shots, shot selection or shot accuracy.

Edu Expósito has 27 goals scored this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Eibar teammates, Edu Expósito had 0 assists this season. He is generally not involved in setting his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Edu Expósito has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Edu Expósito has 2 Red Cards this season. He has committed None fouls this season. He has drawn None fouls this season in La Liga action.

Bryan MF,FW

As a shooter, Bryan had nan shots fired this season. His role is to not be a scoring threat, defenses are shutting him down quite easily and/or he is just a passive player when it comes to scoring attempts. Bryan has nan shots on target this season. Shots on target are a rarity for him, maybe he will fare better with his number of shots, shot selection or shot accuracy.

Bryan has 24 goals scored this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. Bryan has 4 assists this season. He is considered one of the top set-up players for his teammates in the league, he distributes the ball well.

Bryan has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Bryan has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed None fouls this season. He has drawn None fouls this season in La Liga action.

Alejandro Pozo Pozo DF,MF

As a shooter, Alejandro Pozo Pozo had nan shots fired this season. His role is to not be a scoring threat, defenses are shutting him down quite easily and/or he is just a passive player when it comes to scoring attempts. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Alejandro Pozo Pozo had nan shots on target this season. Shots on target are a rarity for him, maybe he will fare better with his number of shots, shot selection or shot accuracy.

As a scorer, Alejandro Pozo Pozo had 24 goals this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Eibar teammates, Alejandro Pozo Pozo had 0 assists this season. He is generally not involved in setting his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Alejandro Pozo Pozo has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Alejandro Pozo Pozo has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed None fouls this season. He has drawn None fouls this season in La Liga action.

Takashi Inui MF,FW

Takashi Inui has nan shots fired this season. His role is to not be a scoring threat, defenses are shutting him down quite easily and/or he is just a passive player when it comes to scoring attempts. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Takashi Inui had nan shots on target this season. Shots on target are a rarity for him, maybe he will fare better with his number of shots, shot selection or shot accuracy.

As a scorer, Takashi Inui had 19 goals this season. He falls in the middle as a scorer. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Eibar teammates, Takashi Inui had 1 assists this season. He is an average offensive contributor as far as his ability to set up his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Takashi Inui has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Takashi Inui has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed None fouls this season. He has drawn None fouls this season in La Liga action.

Barcelona Team Stats

The Barcelona Offensive Stats and Metrics

Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, Barcelona was able to score 2.03 goals. This is an extremely potent offense that is tough to shut down. Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, Barcelona was able to score 1.38 goals off assists. This offense finds ways to score by sharing the ball and that is quite nice to watch.

Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, Barcelona was able to score on 0.33 of their shots on target. This offense creates high quality shots.

Barcelona attempted 6.08 shots on goal (penalty kicks excluded) per 90 minutes of regulation and stoppage action. This offense is a persistent threat to score with shots on goal. If you think we have not discussed their ability to get shots on goal enough, you are wrong. Barcelona attempts more shots than their shots on target, often they are altered by defenders and from all their shots 39.8% of their shots ended up requiring a goalkeeper challenge. They are among the best at ensuring that their shots reach the goalkeeper and striking fear in the hearts of opposing fans.

Barcelona Defensive Stats and Metrics

Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, Barcelona was able to hold opponents to 0.86 goals. This defense and goalkeeper have done a masterful job in preventing opponents from scoring goals. When it comes to the stress put on goalkeepers, 3.27 shots were saved by Barcelona goalkeepers this season on a per 90 minute basis. Shot prevention is the best first step to goal prevention. Barcelona truly gets it when it comes to this concept.

When it comes to the saves percentage, 72.7% of shots on target were saved by Barcelona goalkeepers. The defense and goalkeeper effort as a collective does an excellent job together forcing weaker shots on target and preventing shots from becoming goals. When it comes to the clean sheet percentage, 35.1% of games resulted in a clean sheet for Barcelona. Their ability to shut opponents out is extremely strong.







Barcelona Utility Stats

Per 90 minutes of action, Eibar had 16.19 crosses of the ball on the pitch. Eibar is in the top 47 percentile in crosses per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, Eibar had 9.89 interceptions. Eibar is in the top 87 percentile in intercepted passes per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, Eibar commits 13.24 fouls. This puts Eibar in the top 51 percentile in the league in fouls committed per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, Eibar drew 10.19 fouls. Eibar is in the top 90 percentile in fouls drawn per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, Eibar committed an offside 1.84 times. Eibar is in the top 57 percentile in offside calls against them.

Eibar Team Stats

The Eibar Offensive Stats and Metrics

Eibar scored 0.68 goals per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations. This offense is incredibly impotent thus far. Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, Eibar was able to score 0.54 goals off assists. Compared to other teams, the concept of sharing the ball is quite foreign.

Eibar converted on 0.20 of attempted shots on goal. One of two things are happening here, this is a team that is extremely able to take shots on goal or they are just taking poor shots.

Eibar attempted 3.46 shots on goal (penalty kicks excluded) per 90 minutes of regulation and stoppage action. They are not attempting shots on goal enough. Continuing on the subject of shots on target, Eibar is able to get 30.0% of their shots to be on goal(target). The shot quality of all shots attempted has been poor. Inefficient shot attempts are a problem.

Eibar Defensive Stats and Metrics

Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, Eibar was able to hold opponents to 1.35 goals. Eibar plays below-average defense and puts a lot of pressure on their offense to score to make up for it. When it comes to the stress put on goalkeepers, 3.51 shots were saved by Eibar goalkeepers this season on a per 90 minute basis. Shot prevention is the best first step to goal prevention. Eibar truly gets it when it comes to this concept.

When it comes to the saves percentage, 63.1% of shots on target were saved by Eibar goalkeepers. Shots on goal tend to become goals against this porous defense and goalkeeping unit. When it comes to the clean sheet percentage, 24.3% of games resulted in a clean sheet for Eibar. This defense and goalkeeping crew is capable of having a clean sheet, the consistency is just not there.

Eibar Utility Stats

Eibar tried 16.19 crosses per 90 minutes of action. This puts Eibar in the top 47 percentile in the league in crosses per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, Eibar had 9.89 interceptions. Eibar is in the top 87 percentile in intercepted passes per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, Eibar commits 13.24 fouls. This puts Eibar in the top 51 percentile in the league in fouls committed per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, Eibar drew 10.19 fouls. This puts Eibar in the top 90 percentile in the league in fouls drawn per 90 minutes. Eibar had opportunities spoiled by offside calls 1.84 times per 90 minutes of action. This puts Eibar in the top 57 percentile in the league in offside turnovers.

Barcelona vs. Eibar Prediction, Picks, and Odds


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