Barcelona and La Coruña face off in La Liga’s eighth round
After a week of matches for the World Cup Qualifiers, La Liga is back! The FC Barcelona will play against Deportivo La Coruña in the eighth round of the championship, this Saturday (15), at 11h15 (Brazilian time), at the Spanish club’s home: The Camp Nou.
Suspended from the last game with the National Brazilian Team, Neymar Jr. has been training with his teammates since Tuesday (11), but it wasn’t until last Thursday that the club had the opportunity of completing its cast. Beyond the whole team being available, Luis Enrique can also count in the complete version of the MSN Trio, now that Lionel Messi is recovered.
Neymar Jr. will step into the pitch for his fourth game against Deportivo La Coruña. The player has two victories and one draw against the adversary, besides one goal and three assistances. His goal was scored in the team’s last face-off, where Barcelona defeated La Coruña with an incredible 8-0 rout, at Riazor.
With 59 goals in La Liga, Barça’s number 11 is only four goals away from matching Edu’s number and becoming the 10thbiggest Brazilian top-scorer of the competition. The player is also five goals away from matching the Spanish Player, Tejada (95), in official matches with the club.