Barcelona will play their final match before the October international break on Sunday, at the Balaídos stadium against Celta Vigo. The Blaugrana will finish Matchweek 6 of the La Liga season, and need a victory to stay close to Real Madrid at the top of the table.
The Catalans lost 4-1 against Celta in this same fixture last season, and this game promises to be just as difficult. The Celestes haven't lost in their last five matches in all competitions and continue to climb their way back to the top half of the Spanish league table after a poor start to the season. Eduardo Berizzo is a very good manager who likes to have possession and pressure the opposition, and the Balaídos atmosphere is one of the toughest in Spain.
Luis Enrique will certainly look to field his strongest possible lineup, and the Barça Blaugranes community agrees. Most of you voted for the same team that beat Borussia Mönchengladbach in the Champions League four days ago, with only one change: Arda Turan in place of Paco Alcácer.
BB community starting lineup (4-3-3, r-l)
Ter Stegen; Roberto, Piqué, Mascherano, Alba; Rakitic, Busquets, Iniesta; Arda, Suárez, Neymar
Below are the final team news and projected lineups according to the Spanish press:
Projected Celta Vigo lineup (4-2-3-1, r-l)
Álvarez | Roncaglia, Gómez, Cabral, Mallo | Radoja, Wass | Sisto, Hernández, Bongonda | Iago Aspas
Out: Beauvue, Orellana, Planas
Projected Barcelona lineup (4-3-3, r-l)
Ter Stegen | Roberto, Piqué, Mascherano, Digne | Rakitic, Busquets, Iniesta | Arda, Suárez, Neymar
Out: Messi, Umtiti