Barcelona v Levante Match Preview and Predictions 16th January 2019

Time: 23.30

Spanish heavyweights Barcelona entertains Levante in the Spanish Copa Del Rey both sides keen to advance to the next stage of the cup competition.

Barcelona will be counting on their native home support to reverse their 2-1 first leg deficit to their hosts and book a place in the last 8 of the cup competition.

The Ctalnas head into the match buoyed by their 3-0 win over Eibar in the Spanish La Liga to continue their Spanish title defense and they will be hoping more of the same at their backyard yet again.

Ernesto Valverde charges head into the match in fine form winning four of their last five matches save for their latest 2-1 defeat to their visitors in the Spanish Copa Del Rey.

The home side will be eager to win the contest by at least 2 goals to secure a place in the last 8 of the competition.

Levante travels to Barcelona hoping to stage an upset and sneak away with a crucial win to advance to last 8 of the cup competition in what will prove to be an uphill task.

The visitors go into the contest with a 2-1 first advantage over their visitors and a draw of any kind will secure them a place in the quarterfinals of the competition.

The visitors head into the match hoping to bounce back from their 1-0 bitter defeat to Atletico Madrid in their last Spanish La Liga encounter and get the job done on the road this time around.

The away side are currently in mediocre form save for their win over Barcelona suffering three defeats and registered one win draw in their last five matches.

Barcelona will be counting on five-time world player of the year Argentine talisman Lionel Messi to fire them past their visitors who will be keen to keep things tight at the back.

Head to Head

Barcelona has three and Levante has won two of their last five matches.

Over 3.5