Alaves v Barcelona – Confirmed Lineups – Barca can go top today
Alaves v Barcelona: Barcelona can top the La Liga today if they defeat Deportivo Alaves today.
Barca boss Luis Enrique is facing selection issues ahead of today’s encounter. Enrique is unable to call upon Gerard Pique, Arda Turan, Rafinha and Javier Mascherano
Barcelona’s only two senior centre-backs Samuel Umtiti and Jeremy Mathieu start for the Catalan giants today.
Arda Turan helped his side book their place in the Copa del Rey final earlier this week. However, the Turkey international misses today’s clash due to a groin injury.
Barcelona fan’s will be happy to hear that Andres Iniesta has returned to the squad after recovering from his injury. The Spain international starts on the bench today.
Luis Enrique’s side will also have one eye on next week’s UEFA Champions League encounter with the Ligue 1 giants PSG.
Alaves v Barcelona – Confirmed Lineups
Kick-Off: 15:15 (GMT)
Stadium: Mendizorrotza Stadium
Alaves: Pacheco, Kiko, Victor, Zouhair, Hernandez, Llorente, Manu Garcia, Toquero, Camarasa, Ibai Gomez, Deyverson
Barcelona: Ter Stegen, Rakitic, Sergio, Suárez, Messi, Neymar, Digne, André Gomes, Aleix Vidal, Umtiti, Mathieu