Barcelona will have to end Espanyol's 10 game unbeaten run if the Spanish champions are to close to within three points of La Liga leader Real Madrid in Sunday's Catalan Derby.Barca have the chance to end the year within striking distance of their eternal rivals with Real Madrid not in La Liga action due to their participate in the Club World Cup in Japan.
They will confronted by Espanyol side that have conceded in just two of their last nine league games and just for points away from UEFA Champions League spot.
Barca boss Enrique will have Fully fit squal this season with returning Neymar on their side.Neymar missed a last game against Osasuna due to suspension.
Athletico Madrid are 12 points behind from Leader.They lost four games in last 7 appereances.
Sevilla lead Athletico by five points and will be confident of at least maintaining that advantage when they host Malaga on Saturday.Only Barcelona have come away from the Sanches with away points so far this season While Malaga haven't won in last 7 games in La Liga.