David Villa, celebrant el seu gol de falta contra l'AC Milan / FOTO: ARXIU FCB

Tonight's visitors to the Camp Nou are Sevilla, a side that boasts a strong defense and a dangerous offense. While Barcelona have been on stunning form at home, with a tally of 21 goals in favor and none against, Pep Guardiola has cautioned against taking the Andalusians lightly, naming them "one of the big teams in La Liga."  Both teams hold privileged spots in the league table, first and fourth respectively. 

Cesc returns

Barça can welcome Cesc Fàbregas back this evening after he was declared fully recovered from his hamstring injury on Friday. The only players still sidelined are Piqué, Alexis and Afellay. Reserve player Isaac Cuenca, who made his Champions League debut on Wednesday, has been involved in training sessions with the first team this week and may be back in the team to face Sevilla in what will be the third game in a row for the Catalans at the Camp Nou in just seven days.

Two tight defences

Barça and Sevilla, along with Levante, are the only teams that have yet to lose a game in the league. The Catalan and Andalusian sides also have incredible records in defence. Víctor Valdés has kept five consecutive clean sheets in league and Champions League matches, while Javi Varas picked the ball out of the net last week for the first time in 443 minutes. Along with Munúa of Levante (3 goals) these are the goalkeepers with the finest records in the championship.

Three major absentees

Marcelino García Toral is arriving at the Camp Nou without three very important players, namely the suspended Spahic and the injured Perotti and Negredo. Sevilla have drawn all three of their road games so far this season.

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