Thursday October 16th, 2014

FC Barcelona vs SD Eibar

Barcelona will host SD Eibar on Saturday afternoon at Camp Nou. The two Spanish Primera Division sides currently sit in the top half of the La Liga table. Barcelona holds the top spot (19 points) and is undefeated this season (6-1-0). Barca has also yet to allow a goal in La Liga play. 

Eibar is in the ninth spot in the league table, with a 2-3-2 record and nine points. Eibar's last win came on Sept. 19 against Elche. Since the 2-0 Elche win, they have finished in a draw in three straight matches. 

This season marks the first in La Liga for Eibar.

How to watch

Match time: 1:55 p.m. ET

Live Stream: You can watch the match online here.

TV Coverage: beIN SPORTS, beIN SPORTS Español

​Game facts

Barcelona facts

Barcelona is outscoring opponents 19-0 this season.

The club is a perfect 3-0 at home this season, with 11 goals at Camp Nou. On the road, Barca is 3-1-0 with eight goals.

Two of the top three goal scorers in La Liga are from Barcelona: Neymar (7) and Lionel Messi (6). They trail only Cristiano Ronaldo (13) of Real Madrid. Both of the men may start Saturday's match on the bench. 

Messi, who celebrated his 10th anniversary with Barcelona on Thursday, is three goals shy of setting La Liga's all-time scoring record.

Barcelona's Camp Nou holds up to 98,787, which is larger than the population of the town of Eibar (42,878).

While Eibar was recently promoted to La Liga, Barcelona is one of three teams to have never been relegated from the top-flight Spanish division, along with Athletic Bilbao and Real Madrid. In 2009, Barcelona became the first Spanish club to win La Liga, Copa del Rey and the Champions League in the same season.

Blaugrana is playing one of their last matches without Luis Suarez, who returns from suspension for the La Liga Clásico at Real Madrid on Oct. 25.

Suarez was recently presented with the Golden Shoe award which he shares with Cristiano Ronaldo. Both men scored 31 goals in La Liga and Champions League play last season. 

The club has a massive social media presence, with its Facebook page having over 55.1 million fans. It is in the top 25 most followed Facebook page in the world. Their social following fits right in with the team's "more than a club" slogan.

Barcelona has won 25 Copa Del Reys, 21 La Liga titles, four European Cups and for UEFA Cups.

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