Having picked up a major trophy since their last league game, and progressed in a different cup competition, will Barcelona got six points clear at the top, for three hours at least?
Last Sunday, Barça swatted aside Real Madrid in the Supercopa de España Final, with Gavi, Robert Lewandowski and Pedri on target in Riyāḍh.
This is the first of, potentially, four trophies Xavi’s team could win this season, so they’ll be hoping that is just the start.
Then, on Thursday, the Blaugrana demolished third-tier Ceuta 5-0 in the Copa del Rey; Lewandowski bagging a brace, with Raphinha, Ansu Fati and Franck Kessié also on the scoresheet.
Before hosting Real Sociedad in next mid-week’s quarter-finals, will Barcelona win again in La Liga?
Visitors Getafe start the weekend 15th, just one point clear of the drop zone.
This comes after Quique Sánchez Flores’ side were beaten 2-1 by relegation-rivals Espanyol at the Coliseum last weekend.
Enes Ünal’s spectacular equaliser in that game in vain.
Azulones have now won just two of their last 11, so are nervously looking over their shoulders.
Will Barcelona cruise to victory at Camp Nou?