The next Barcelona match is upon us! The Blaugrana are on the road for a midweek La Liga game against Cádiz, and Ronald Koeman has called up the following 20 players for Thursday’s clash:
Goalkeepers: 1. Marc-André ter Stegen, 13. Neto, 26. Iñaki Peña
Defenders: 2. Sergiño Dest, 3. Gerard Piqué, 4. Ronald Araujo, 15. Clément Lenglet, 22. Óscar Mingueza, 23. Samuel Umtiti, 24. Eric García
Midfielders: 5. Sergio Busquets, 6. Riqui Puig, 11. Yusuf Demir, 14. Philippe Coutinho, 20. Sergi Roberto, 21. Frenkie De Jong, 28. Nico González, 30. Gavi
Forwards: 9. Memphis Depay, 17. Luuk De Jong
The game against Granada brought another injury issue as Alejandro Balde has a back problem and is out indefinitely, joining Pedri (thigh), Jordi Alba (hamstring), Martin Braithwaite (knee), Ousmane Dembélé (knee) and Sergio Agüero (calf) on the injury list. Ansu Fati is still out for this one, with his return expected for Sunday’s match against Levante.
Predicted starting XI (4-3-3):
Ter Stegen; Mingueza, Araujo, Piqué, Dest; Roberto, Busquets, De Jong; Demir, Memphis, Coutinho
The match kicks off at 10pm CET (Barcelona), 9pm BST/WAT (UK & Nigeria), 4pm ET, 1pm PT (USA), 1.30am IST (India, Friday), and you can join us to follow and comment all the action.
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