Barca sits in second place five points ahead of Real Madrid. However, both teams have been struggling as of late in La Liga with the Catalans losing 2-1 to Sevilla on Saturday, while Real Madrid drew 1-1 with Getafe.
Let’s see first how Real Madrid and Barcelona survive in the Champions League with their return leg matches against Bayern Munich and Liverpool respectively. It’s not far out of reach to assume that both Spanish giants could be out of the top European competition by Wednesday night. But somehow I doubt that.