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Celta Vigo vs Barcelona, 2016 La Liga: List of injuries, suspensions

Full list of players out/doubtful for Sunday's key match

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Barcelona play their last match before the international break on Sunday night in Spain, facing Celta Vigo at the Balaídos in a key La Liga match away from home. The Blaugranes trail leaders Real Madrid by just one point, and need a victory to stay close to the top in the early stages of the title race.

The Blaugrana lost 4-1 in this same fixture last season, which proves the Celestes present a very difficult challenge for any team when they play at home. Even without their top star from last season, Nolito, they remain a good team, and recovered from three losses in a row to start the season with a five-game unbeaten run in all competitions. Their well coached, talented and will cause problems to Luis Enrique's side.

But Celta will miss an important player. Fabián Orellana, who helped destroy Barça in that blowout win last season, will miss the game through injury. The Catalans also have a giant absentee, however, in the form of Lionel Messi, who isn't expected back from injury until after the international break. Big Sam Umtiti also misses out as he recovers from a knee problem and will once again not feature in the Barça defense.

This is the full list of players who will/might miss the game, as well as their status.

Player (Team), Status

Claudio Beauvue (Celta), Out (Achilles)

Carles Planas (Celta), Out (Hamstring)

Fabián Orellana (Celta), Out (Hamstring)

Néstor Díaz (Celta), Doubtful (Shoulder)

Samuel Umtiti (Barça), Out (Knee)

Lionel Messi (Barça), Out (Groin)

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