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30 December 2021, 14:54 | 28 August 2021, 15:29
Match Preview Mallorca vs FC Barcelona La Liga Jan 2, 2022

RCD Mallorca vs. FC Barcelona kicks off at 21:00 (GMT+1) on Sunday, January 2, at Son Moix.

Preview Mallorca La Liga, Jan 2, 2022

Preview Mallorca returns from the Christmas break following a 4-1 defeat to Granada on LaLiga Matchday 18. Four minutes after Jorge Molina (20') put Granada ahead, Dani Rodríguez (24) restored Mallorca on level terms. Moments into the second half, a half-volley from Molina (61’) saw Granada retake the lead. Mallorca were looking for a way back and were prepared to settle for a point until the 39-year-old, Molina (90+1’), returned for the hattrick in stoppage time. - Becoming the oldest player in Spanish top-flight football to score a hat-trick. Five minutes later, Mallorca conceded for the second time in added time, leaving the Pirates with nothing but an empty treasure chest from their voyage to Los Cármenes. The defeat was the second in five LaLiga fixtures, LDWDL, and it saw the club move from 14th to 15th place, having picked up 20 points from 4W, 8D, and 6L. Luis García will be looking to cause an upset against an injury-ravaged, COVID-afflicted Barcelona, hoping to set sail with at least a point on the deck after Sunday's clash. Els Barralets could line up with the 4—2—3—1 formation with Ángel Rodríguez in attack for the fixture against Barcelona.

Preview FC Barcelona La Liga, Jan 2, 2022