Quique Setien has won his first two games in charge - a 1-0 LaLiga victory over Granada followed by a nervy 2-1 Copa del Rey comeback in Ibiza - and needs another three points here to keep title challengers Real Madrid at bay.
Date: Saturday, January 25, 2020.
Venue: Mestalla Stadium
Kick-off time: 3pm GMT
Prediction: Valencia 1-2 Barcelona
Barca have not been beaten by Valencia in their last three LaLiga meetings, and it should be the case again here - especially with Lionel Messi back.
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How to follow Barcelona vs Granada
TV channel: The match will not be televised in the UK due to blackout rules regarding 3pm kick-offs.
Live stream: You can follow all the action on our match blog with Ben Hayward.
- Valencia to win: 9/2
- Barcelona to win: 4/6
- Draw: 7/2
Odds provided by Betfair Exchange. Click here for more odds.
Luis Suarez is out for the next four months for Barca, so Ansu Fati should start with Antoine Griezmann - and Messi is also set to return.
Head to head (H2H) history and results
Barca are unbeaten in their last seven LaLiga games against Valencia, though they suffered a painful Copa del Rey final defeat last season.
The last time they met in the league, Barca ran out 5-2 winners at Camp Nou on Setember 14.
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