How To Watch Barcelona vs. Levante Prediction, XI and Team News Odds | Copa del Rey 2018-19
Barcelona made it six straight La Liga wins on Sunday night with a 3-0 home success over Eibar. The Catalan giants once again have a five-point advantage over second-placed Atletico Madrid at the summit and will now switch their attention back to the Copa del Rey as they bid to make the quarter-finals once again. Barcelona vs Levante Copa del Rey 5th Rnd 2019 Football Live Stream | 17 Jan Reddit Soccer Streams & How To Watch Match XI
There is no question that the Catalan giants have work to do following their 2-1 defeat to Levante in the first leg. That said, Coutinho’s spot-kick five minutes from time has made it more of an open contest and Ernesto Valverde’s side will fancy their chances of turning the tie around in front of their own supporters.
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It is advantage Levante in this last-16 tie with the Valencia-based outfit putting in a fine performance on home soil last week. At 2-0, Levante would have really fancied their chances, but Coutinho’s late penalty was a real hammer blow.
Levante will also enter Thursday’s match off the back of a tough fixture away at Atletico Madrid on Sunday, meanwhile. Paco Lopez‘s side gave a good account of themselves but ultimately suffered a 1-0 defeat to La Liga’s second-placed team.
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Head To Head:
These two teams will be locking horns in the Copa del Rey for the first time in four years, but the last time did not end well for Levante, who were thumped 9-2 on aggregate by Barcelona.
Barcelona ran out 5-0 winners when they travelled to Levante in the league on December 16, meanwhile, but the Frogs did record a 5-4 victory when the pair met in Valencia last season.
Levante’s last trip to Barcelona came in January 2018, with the home side running out 3-0 winners in the La Liga affair.
Barcelona (4-3-3): Cillessen; Semedo, Murillo; Lenglet, Alba; Vidal, Busquets, Alena; Dembele, Suarez, Messi
Levante (3-5-2): Aitor; Postigo, Chema, Cabaco; Coke, Prcic, Campana, Simon, Rochina; Mayoral, Boateng