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Jan 13, 2018

Barcelona will bid to continue their relentless march towards the La Liga title when they visit Real Sociedad on Sunday.

Ernesto Valverde's side travel to San Sebastian full of confidence after thrashing Celta Vigo 5-0 on Thursday to book their place in the Copa del Rey quarter-finals.

Barca currently have 48 points from their 18 games, while Sociedad are down in 12th place in the standings, 25 points behind the league leaders.

The visitors are priced at 4/9 to win the game, with Sociedad on offer at 13/2. The draw is available at 7/2 and punters can use this Mustardbet Bonus Code to wager on the match.

Recent Barcelona signing Philippe Coutinho is out for around three weeks with a minor injury and will have to wait for his debut.

Samuel Umtiti is still sidelined, while striker Paco Alcacer is also doubtful.

Defenders Carlos Martinez and Inigo Martinez are both out for the home side, while striker Carlos Vela recently left to join MLS outfit Los Angeles FC.

Barcelona have won five and drawn one of their last seven meetings with Sociedad, although they haven't recorded a league victory at the Anoeta Stadium since a 2-0 success back in 2007. The Catalans are priced at 9/1 to match that scoreline this weekend.

With Ousmane Dembele, Luis Suarez and Lionel Messi leading Barca's attack the home side's shaky defence could be in for a tough evening.

Barca have scored 27 goals in their last nine games and conceded just one in their last seven, so backing a 3-0 win at 12/1 could pay dividends.

While Barca continue to sweep all before them, Sociedad have won just one of their last eight games in all competitions and the pressure is mounting on manager Eusebio Sacristan.

Sociedad have won just three of their last 15 matches in La Liga and have dropped points against sides around them in Girona, Getafe, Malaga, Las Palmas and Leganes.

That run of results has seen them drop down the table and a shock defeat in the Copa del Rey at the hands of Segunda B side Lleida Esportiu has added to Sacristan's woes.

Former Malaga and Rubin Kazan manager Javi Gracia has been heavily linked with the role and Sacristan will be desperate to take something from Sunday's game.

However, Barcelona are banker material to pick up three points and backing them in a double with Real Madrid to beat Villarreal on Saturday at combined odds of 4/5 looks a solid wager.

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