Current La Liga table topper will have an extra motivation when they re-start their season against Espanyol with the return of head coach, Tito Vilanova, who already recovered from his recent operation.
After a short winter break, Barcelona gear up again to prepare for their weekend La Liga clash by holding an open training session on Friday at their mini stadium.
Quite a lot of fans arrived there to give special support towards their team that are comfortably sitting top of the Spanish League, collecting 49 points from 17 games.
Espanyol Vs Deportivo Highlights: Deportivo just can’t get anything right in this season with only 2 victories of 17 games played so far in this season of La Liga, they battled against Espanyol and lost 2-0.
Espanyol may still be sitting at the bottom end of La Liga standings but their recent 2-2 draw against Real Madrid is an obvious morale boosting result which brought delight for the Periquitos tactician, Javier Aguirre.
Real Madrid only managed to picked up a 2-2 draw against Espanyol on their latest La Liga fixture on Sunday. This result left a major disappointment for Los Blancos tactician, Jose Mourinho, who admitted that his team haven't played to their best in recent matches, including this past weekend.
Barcelona will face a tough task on Sunday as they set to meet against current second place Atletico Madrid, in a big match clash in week 16 of La Liga.
The Catalan side isn't taking their opponent lightly as Atletico are in a very good form this season and could actually ended Barca's current unbeaten run in the league.
Real Madrid will try to step aside their latest disappointing defeat in the Copa Del Rey last midweek as they prepare to face Espanyol in La Liga this Sunday.
With the top two teams, Barcelona and Atletico Madrid are battling against each other, it's a perfect time for Jose Mourinho's men to cut the gap with those two sides.
Espanyol Vs Sevilla Highlights: Sevilla could only cluster a single point against the relegation spot club Espanyol in their most recent La Liga fixture that ended in a 2-2 draw with both sides sharing the spoils.
Espanyol Vs Malaga Highlights: Malaga managed to beat Ac.Milan some days ago in the Champions League but failed to beat Espanyol in their most recent La Liga fixture as it ended with both sides not being able to score a single goal.
Both sides had to settle with 1 point each due to a late goal of Oscar Gonzalez. Espanyol enjoyed the 1rst half much more than their opposition with more time on the ball and having more chances to put their mark on the score-board but it was bittersweet for them as they saw Victory Alvarez receiving a red card.