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Barcelona vs Borussia Mönchengladbach, UEFA Champions League 2016: Team news, possible lineups, injury updates, more

The ultimate guide for Barça's Champions League group stage finale

FC Barcelona Training Session Photo by David Ramos/Getty Images

Barcelona had a short time to rest after a tough El Clásico draw against Real Madrid, and have to play one more European match before the end of 2016. The UEFA Champions League group stage reaches its last round of matches this week, and the Blaugrana welcome Borussia Mönchengladbach to Camp Nou.

The Catalan giants and the Germans have nothing to play for other than pride and confidence. Barça are locked into first place in Group C and Gladbach can't move from third place and will play the Europa League in the second half of the season. Three points don't matter, but the win does. With one win in the last five games, the hosts will look to build some confidence after a strong performance against Madrid and hope to play well and win Gladbach.

Borussia on the other hand are winless in seven across all competitions and definitely don't want to grow that streak, even at Camp Nou. It will be their first time visiting Barcelona's mythical stadium, and they'll relish the opportunity to get a historic result at a historic ground.

This should be a fun game. The pressure of getting points and qualification doesn't exist, so these two very good teams will just go at it for 90 minutes to see who comes out on top. That'll be cool.

Below is all the information you need about the game: who's in, who's out, who starts, everything. Get ready!


Barcelona squad: Cillessen, Masip, Mascherano, Umtiti, Roberto, Vidal, Alba, Digne, Busquets, Gomes, Iniesta, Denis, Rafinha, Arda, Messi, Suárez, Alcácer, Cardona

Out: Neymar, Rakitic (suspension), Mathieu (calf), Piqué (fitness)

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Gladbach squad: Sommer, Sippel, Christensen, Vestergaard, Wendt, Jantschke, Korb, Elvedi, Strobl, Kramer, Dahoud, Schulz, Johnson, Sow, Bénes, Hofmann, Ndenge, Hazard, Raffael, Hahn, Rüttel

Out: Stindl (suspension), Herrmann (ankle), Traoré (groin), Domínguez (back), Schulz (hip), Doucouré (fitness), Drmić (fitness)


POSSIBLE LINEUPS