FC Barcelona vs Espanyol

FC Barcelona will host movement city rivals Espanyol in the Catalan derby on Sunday in La Liga and can regain a one-factor 

 lead over Real Madrid with a win at Camp Nou.he Blaugrana are now managing Los Blancos using a factor at the 

 top after a late brace from Karim Benzema sank Valladolid on Thursday.With a full squad at his disposal, but in command 

the Barça first team, Xavi Hernández stated that his men are "stimulated after a month and a half without opposition, especially

Espanyol are very stimulated on the day of the derby, they are working very well defensively and I suppose

they have fewer points than they deserve," said Xavi. Goalkeeper Marc-Andre Ter Stegen and defender four Jordi Alba,

Marcus Christensen, International Cup finalist Jules Kounde and Alejandre Balde herald a start for the former midfielder.

In a 3 midfielder, Busquets, who has been linked to a return away from the club to sign Cristiano Ronaldo at Al-Nassr, will give fundamental support