A big game feeling is up in the air. Barcelona and Paris Saint-Germain face off in an all-important contest that will decide the winner of Group F in the UEFA Champions League group stage. Barça will play a must-win game, since a draw favors the French champions.
Coach Luis Enrique is aware of the pressure and the necessity to win, and he has selected the best squad available for the game. Dani Alves and Rafinha Alcântara picked up automatic one-game suspensions against APOEL, and they will miss the biggie. Per Enrique's decision, Jordi Masip, Martín Montoya and Douglas Pereira join the two Brazilians in the list of absentees.
These are the eighteen men selected by Lucho to be in uniform on Wednesday night:
1. Marc-André ter Stegen, 13. Claudio Bravo, 3. Gerard Piqué, 4. Ivan Rakitic, 5. Sergio Busquets, 6. Xavi, 7. Pedro Rodríguez, 8. Andrés Iniesta, 9. Luis Suárez, 10. Lionel Messi, 11. Neymar Jr., 14. Javier Mascherano, 15. Marc Bartra, 18. Jordi Alba, 20. Sergi Roberto, 21. Adriano, 24. Jérémy Mathieu, 31. Munir El-Haddadi
Expected Starting Lineup (4-3-1-2):
ter Stegen; Bartra, Piqué, Mathieu, Alba; Busquets, Rakitic, Iniesta; Messi; Suárez, Neymar
The game starts at 20:45 CET, and you can follow all the action right here, at Barça Blaugranes.
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