Match Today: Barcelona vs Cadiz 19-02-2023 La Liga
Barcelona will return to the local stadiums, and host Cadiz in the Spanish League, after the European League mission in the middle of the week.
The Catalan team leads the Spanish League with 56 points, while Cadiz ranks 16th with 22 points. Entering this match, Barcelona has gone 17 games without defeat and will seek to perform better than it did in the 2-2 draw with Manchester United in the last match.
Barcelona won each of the last six league matches, and in that period, they scored five clean sheets, conceding only one goal, they remain the best defensive team in La Liga, having conceded seven goals, ten fewer than the second best defensive team.
The only team to beat Barcelona in La Liga this season is Real Madrid, and that was in October 2022. Since then, Barcelona have gone 12 matches unbeaten in La Liga, winning 11 matches.
Barcelona vs Cadiz
Cadiz managed to climb out of the relegation zone thanks to their victory in their last match, the 2-0 victory over Girona in their last match was their second in their last three games and also their second clean sheet in that period.
It is currently swinging two points away from the relegation zone and will strive to be the second team this season to beat Barcelona in the league. Cadiz’s tally of five wins is 13 less than Barcelona’s tally, but they have achieved two wins in the last five meetings with Barcelona, and this would enhance their confidence.
In the first leg with Barcelona, they lost 4-0 at home. Cadiz led two consecutive league losses, with only one win in their last seven. They have played 10 away matches in the league this season, winning just two and losing six.
Cadiz vs Barcelona
Barcelona achieved eight wins in 10 league matches at home, Cadiz won four of the last 20 matches he played in the Spanish League.
Cadiz led three defeats in the last four away matches in the league, Barcelona won without goals in five of the last six league matches, and Barcelona conceded seven goals in 21 league matches this season.
Barcelona have for the better part of this season been the best team in La Liga, and here they come up against a struggling team. The core of Barcelona's progress so far has relied on defence, and although Cadiz have only failed to score in one of their last four matches, they will struggle.