Valencia travel to Barcelona to face Espanyol at the Estadi Cornellà-El Prat this afternoon in the seventh round of La Liga, with kick-off scheduled at 2pm local time.
Valencia are currently sitting 9th in La Liga and will be hoping to climb up in the standings to the European places with a win against the Catalan side.
Edinson Cavani is set to start as the centre-forward, who will be looking to score his first goal in Spain.
Los Che have the youngest squad in Europe’s top 5 leagues, with an average age of just 23.99 years. The club will continue fielding its youngsters, including goalkeeper Giorgi Mamardashvili, Samuel Lino and Spanish international Hugo Guillamón.
AS predict that Gennaro Gattuso will field the following starting XI against Espanyol: Giorgi Mamardashvili – Thierry Correia, Mouctar Diakhaby, Gabriel Paulista, José Luis Gayà – Ilaix Moriba, Hugo Guillamón, André Almeida – Samu Castillejo, Edinson Cavani, Samuel Lino.