Barcelona beat Valencia 7-0 in the Copa del Rey first-leg clash at the Camp Nou to almost guarantee a place in the final.

Barca boss Luis Enrique has decided to leave several first name players out of the squad as a result giving his star players a rest.

The Barcelona website states that several ‘habitual starters’ including Bravo, Piqué, Sergio, Alves, Arda, Iniesta, Suárez, Messi, Neymar, Mascherano and Alba.

Enrique has been training several Barca B players with the first team in preparation for the second-leg tie including Wilfrid Kaptoum, Sergi Samper, Dani Romera, Juan Cámara and Gerard Gumbau.

The Barca boss has also included Ter Stegen, Masip, Douglas, Rakitic, Bartra, Munir, Sandro, Sergi Roberto, Adriano, Aleix Vidal, Vermaelen and Mathieu in the squad.

Barcelona may have almost qualified already but will want to avoid defeat as they will beat the all time club unbeaten record going without a defeat for 29 games.

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