A six-point lead already established with victory in midweek, Barcelona will look to extend the gap even further with victory over Las Palmas in the La Liga on Saturday.
Barcelona looks well on their way to defending their La Liga title, after a 3-1 victory over Sporting Gijon extended the lead between them and Atletico Madrid to six points. Real Madrid is a further point behind, and with the two Madrid sides only playing on Sunday, Barca can lift that lead of theirs all the way to nine points with a win against Las Palmas, who are struggling to stay afloat in the bottom three.
The way Barca are playing at the moment, that looks like being a foregone conclusion, with the only question being by how many goals Lionel Messi and co. are likely to score. Barcelona manager Luis Enrique, though, was his usual cautious self, even with the ridiculous form of Messi, Luis Suarez and Neymar.
"Las Palmas is a tough opponent," Enrique told the club's official website. "It will not be difficult take the ball off them, and there will times where it will be tough. [In the title race all] three teams are capable of slipping up at any moment. Neither the players nor the staff believe that the league is over."
It will be quite easy and understandable for Barca to press that auto pilot button and go into cruise mode in all their matches, considering they are on a staggering 31-match unbeaten run. But, Enrique insists none of his players are taking anything for granted.
"I see a group of players with clear objectives, aware that everything is still to be decided," Enrique added to ESPNFC. "If there was anything wild going on at the training ground, or in our day-to-day business, I would be worried, but there is not.
"The players are enjoying themselves, but we know how difficult it is to keep winning. Until things are mathematically certain, nobody here is going to think they have won anything and none of our rivals are going to give up the chase."
Having played a few days ago, Barcelona will again be in action next week as well, when they travel to London to face Arsenal in the Champions League. Playing a match every few days might be difficult, but Enrique believes his team is quite capable of coping with the non-stop nature of the season.
"If anyone has demonstrated that they are capable of playing every three days, regardless of the rival and the competition, it is us," Enrique said. "If we do not beat Las Palmas, it will not be because we are thinking about Arsenal."
Where to Watch Live
Las Palmas vs Barcelona is scheduled for a 4 pm CET (8.30 pm IST, 3 pm GMT, 10 am ET) start, with live TV coverage in India on Sony ESPN and Sony ESPN HD. Viewers in India can also watch the match via live streaming online on Sony Liv.
Audience in Spain can catch the match live on Canal+ Liga and Movistar Futbol, but there will be no live coverage of the match in the UK.
Bein Sports will broadcast the La Liga match between Barcelona and Las Palmas live on TV in Australia, USA, Canada, the Middle East and North Africa, while the live stream option is on Bein Sports Connect.