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FC Barcelona announce squad for Champions League match against Ferencváros

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Ronald Koeman has called up 20 players for Wednesday’s match

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The next Barcelona match is upon us! The Blaugrana are back to action in the Champions League with their final away game in the group stage against Ferencváros, and Ronald Koeman has called up the following 20 players for the trip to Hungary:


Goalkeepers: 13. Neto, 26. Iñaki Peña, 36. Arnau Tenas

Defenders: 2. Sergiño Dest, 15. Clément Lenglet, 18. Jordi Alba, 24. Junior Firpo, 28. Óscar Mingueza

Midfielders: 5. Sergio Busquets, 6. Carles Aleñá, 8. Miralem Pjanic, 12. Riqui Puig, 16. Pedri, 19. Matheus Fernandes, 21. Frenkie De Jong

Forwards: 7. Antoine Griezmann, 9. Martin Braithwaite, 11. Ousmane Dembélé, 17. Francisco Trincão, 29. Konrad De La Fuente


With such a comfortable situation in the group, Koeman once again gets a chance to rest Lionel Messi, who won’t travel to Budapest along with Marc-André ter Stegen and Philippe Coutinho, who are also rested. Ansu Fati (knee), Gerard Piqué (knee), Sergi Roberto (thigh), Ronald Araujo (hamstring) and Samuel Umtiti (knee) miss out through injury.

Predicted starting XI (4-2-3-1):

Neto; Dest, Mingueza, De Jong, Firpo; Pjanic, Busquets; Trincão, Pedri, Dembélé; Braithwaite


The match kicks off at 9pm CET/WAT (Barcelona & Nigeria), 8pm GMT (UK), 3pm ET, 12pm PT (USA), 1.30am IST (India, Thursday), and you can join us to follow and comment all the action.

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