PREVIEW | FC Barcelona v Eibar

PREVIEW | FC Barcelona v Eibar

Barça will go looking for the three points to end the year 2020 on a high

Ronald Koeman’s side head into their final game of 2020 looking for another three points to end the year on a high.

Eibar have never beaten Barça since their first fixture in 2014. Since then, of the 12 times the two sides have played each other, Barça have won 11 and drawn the other.

Kick-off is at 7.15pm CET and you can find out the schedules and broadcasters here. Wherever you are in the world, there is a way of following FC Barcelona's latest fixture.

Everything in the Match Center

If you are unable to watch the game, or if you wish to complement your viewing with additional information, don’t forget that we have full coverage of the game, including the build-up live from the stadium and post-match reactions in our Match Center on the club's official website. 

You will also find our minute-by-minute text updates, a link to listen to live English language commentary on Radio Barça and plenty more to keep you entertained!

Social networks

And not forgetting the complete coverage available on our official social networks:

English: @fcbarcelona &
Catalan: @fcbarcelona_cat &  
Spanish: @fcbarcelona_es &
French: @fcbarcelona_fra &
Portuguese: @fcbarcelona_br 
Arabic: @fcbarcelona_ara 
Turkish: @fcbarcelona_tr 
Japanese: @fcbarcelona_jp &
Indonesian: @fcbarcelona_id 


Did you know?

FC Barcelona have won 91.7% of their Laliga matches against Eibar (12P - 11W 1D), their highest percentage against an opponent they have faced at least five times in the competition.

At home, FC Barcelona have won all six of their games against Eibar in LaLiga, scoring at least three goals in each of them and leaving a clean sheet in three, including the last two.

Eibar have suffered their two biggest defeats in their history in LaLiga against FC Barcelona, ​​both at the Camp Nou, a 6-1 in September 2017 and a 5-0 in February 2020.

FC Barcelona have not lost in their last 16 games at the Camp Nou to Basque teams in LaLiga, winning 15 of them (1D), since a 1-2 loss to Alavés in September 2016.

FC Barcelona have not lost in their last four LaLiga matches (3W 1D), their best streak in the competition with Ronald Koeman as coach.

After five consecutive away games in LaLiga without losing (3W 2D), Eibar lost in the last, 2-1 against Alavés, and may suffer two consecutive losses away for the first time this season.

FC Barcelona player Lionel Messi has participated in at least one goal in each of his 11 LaLiga games against Eibar (20 goals and three assists).

FC Barcelona player Antoine Griezmann has participated in three goals in total in his last three LaLiga games against Eibar (one goal and two assists).

Eibar's player, Takashi Inui, scored his first double in the competition, the only one on the road so far, in May 2017 at the Camp Nou against FC Barcelona.

Eibar coach José Luis Mendilíbar has lost 18 LaLiga games to FC Barcelona (1W 2D), more than to any other team in the competition. His only victory against the Blaugranas was a 3-2 win with Osasuna in February 2012.

Form Guide

Barça W D W W L L
Eibar L L D D W D 

Head to head

Since 2014, Barça have played Eibar on 12 occasions, winning all but one: a 2-2 draw. Of the 11 Barça wins, nine have seen at least three goals from the Catalans, and there’s not been a goalless draw between the teams thus far.

The squad 

Ronald Koeman announced the following squad on Tuesday morning: Ter Stegen, Dest, R. Araujo, Sergio, Aleñá, Griezmann, Pjanić, Braithwaite, O. Dembélé, Riqui Puig, Neto, Coutinho, Lenglet, Pedri, Trincão, Matheus, F. De Jong, Umtiti, Junior, Iñaki Peña and O. Mingueza.

The injured Gerard Piqué, Sergi Roberto and Ansu Fati and Leo Messi all miss out, while Jordi Alba is unavailable through suspension.

The Barça coach appeared before the press on Tuesday ahead of the game to warn of the dangers of Eibar's pressing game. 


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