The next Barcelona match is upon us! The Blaugrana are back in action in La Liga with a home game against Real Betis at Camp Nou, and Ronald Koeman has called up the following 23 players for Saturday’s clash:
Goalkeepers: 1. Marc-André ter Stegen, 13. Neto, 36. Arnau Tenas
Defenders: 2. Sergiño Dest, 3. Gerard Piqué, 15. Clément Lenglet, 18. Jordi Alba, 20. Sergi Roberto, 24. Junior Firpo, 28. Óscar Mingueza
Midfielders: 5. Sergio Busquets, 6. Carles Aleñá, 8. Miralem Pjanic, 12. Riqui Puig, 16. Pedri, 21. Frenkie De Jong
Forwards: 7. Antoine Griezmann, 9. Martin Braithwaite, 10. Lionel Messi, 11. Ousmane Dembélé, 17. Francisco Trincão, 22. Ansu Fati, 29. Konrad De La Fuente
Barcelona have no fresh injury concerns which is good news for this team, and Philippe Coutinho (hamstring) and Ronald Araujo (hamstring) are expected to be back right after the international break but are still out for this one along with Samuel Umtiti (knee) due to injury. Matheus Fernandes is also missing out per the manager’s decision.
Predicted starting XI (4-2-3-1):
Ter Stegen; Dest, Piqué, Lenglet, Alba; Busquets, De Jong; Dembélé, Pedri, Fati; Messi
The match kicks off at 4.15pm CET/WAT (Barcelona & Nigeria), 3.15pm GMT (UK), 10.15am ET, 7.15am PT (USA), 8.45pm IST (India), and you can join us to follow and comment all the action.
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