After appointing the new captain Ronald Koeman, Barcelona has 2 consecutive victory with the score 3-1 in Tarragona and Girona in the pre-season friendly match. This can be seen as a very positive signal, especially when Messi had just spoken with a brace in the match Girona, an important milestone after the luxuriant groves around the go or in the Argentine star.
Barcelona full chance of winning
Also this will be a springboard for the Barcelona towards the annual friendly match Joan Gamper Cup competition. Coach Koeman expects to continue testing the squad for the final review screen before the start of the new season in La Liga. Messi is still the focus of attention next to two stars Coutinho and Griezmann may continue to be occasions talent show under the observation of the coach Koeman.
On the other side of the battle lines, Elche has won the right to return to La Liga promoted after winning the play-off series Segunda. Elche Barcelona inferior quality both professional and quality squad should just be considered a match for Elche rubbing accumulated valuable experience.
If at Barcelona play bursting with tactics were shaped under Koeman, Barca can completely poured rain course through Elche and the fans will be more kindly than if seen Messi showing excellent form as often ratio.
PREDICTION: Barcelona 4-0
Barcelona: Neto, Roberto Araujo, Piqué, Alba, Busquets, De Jong, Trincao, Griezmann, Coutinho, Messi.
Elche: Badia; Oscar Gil, Verdu, Calvo, Cruz; Pomares, Sanchez, Fidel, Rodriguez; Nino, Escriche.