Zaragoza earned a last minute draw in their last outing against Sporting. The ‘maños’ were dominated for large parts of the game but managed a tie thanks to a late equalizer by Postiga.
Fernando Meira served his one-game suspension against Sporting and as a key-man for Aguirre, he should be back in the XI.
Paraguayan defender Da Silva is doubtful to play against Barcelona after suffering a muscle tear in his right leg.
Zaragoza have been poor in defence all season and have the second worst defensive record in La Liga with 22 goals conceded.
Barcelona tend to suffer from international breaks. However, against such a weak opponent as Real Zaragoza Pep’s team shouldn’t have a problem.
Zaragoza will go to Camp Nou with the objective of avoiding a humiliating defeat from Barcelona. Considering that Aguirre’s team have the second worst defensive record in La Liga this will be quite an accomplishment.
International break or not, expect Barcelona to control this game right from the start as Zaragoza do not have enough quality to cause an upset here.
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