The next Barcelona match is upon us! The Blaugrana play their final home game of the 2020-21 season as they face Celta Vigo in Matchday 37 of La Liga, and Ronald Koeman has called up the following 21 players for Sunday’s clash:
Goalkeepers: 1. Marc-André ter Stegen, 13. Neto, 36. Arnau Tenas
Defenders: 2. Sergiño Dest, 3. Gerard Piqué, 4. Ronald Araujo, 15. Clément Lenglet, 18. Jordi Alba, 23. Samuel Umtiti, 24. Junior Firpo
Midfielders: 5. Sergio Busquets, 8. Miralem Pjanic, 12. Riqui Puig, 16. Pedri, 19. Matheus Fernandes, 27. Ilaix Moriba
Forwards: 7. Antoine Griezmann, 9. Martin Braithwaite, 10. Lionel Messi, 11. Ousmane Dembélé, 17. Francisco Trincão
There were two casualties from the game against Levante in midweek: Frenkie de Jong is suspended for yellow card accumulation and Sergi Roberto is out with another thigh injury, and the two join Óscar Mingueza who is playing for Barça B this weekend as the absentees for this one. Ansu Fati (knee) and Philippe Coutinho (knee) are out for the season and also miss out.
Predicted starting XI (4-3-3):
Ter Stegen; Dest, Piqué, Lenglet, Alba; Ilaix, Busquets, Pedri; Dembélé, Messi, Griezmann
The match kicks off at 6.30pm CET (Barcelona), 5.30pm BST/WAT (UK & Nigeria), 12.30pm ET, 9.30am PT (USA), 10pm IST (India), and you can join us to follow and comment all the action.
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