Barcelona vs Villarreal: Team news, injuries, possible lineups


Ernesto Valverde’s Barcelona will tonight clash with Villarreal at Camp Nou in the La Liga.

Valverde’s men heads into this clash following their 2-2 draw against Real Madrid in the La Liga on Sunday.

The Catalan club, who are unbeaten in the Spanish topflight league, have already won the La Liga title for this season.

Barca will be without defender, Sergi Roberto for this clash after the Spain international was sent off against Real Madrid.

Nelson Semedo is likely to come in at right-back for Roberto, while Paulinho or Ousmane Dembele are on hand if Valverde looks to rotate his midfield options.

Meanwhile, Villarreal heads into this clash after beating Valencia 1-0 at home in the La Liga on Saturday.

The Yellow Submarine are currently on a four-match unbeaten run and a positive result could ensure continental football for them next season.

Villarreal are currently occupying the sixth position on the La Liga table with 57 points from 35 games.

The visitors will be without Bruno Soriano, Leandro Suarez and Ramiro Guerra, who are all recovering from knee injuries.

Barcelona potential starting XI: Ter Stegen, Semedo, Pique, Umtiti, Alba, Rakitic, Busquets, Coutinho, Dembele, L. Suarez, Messi.

Villarreal potential starting XI: Asenjo, Rukavina, Ruiz, A. Gonzalez, Gaspar, Cheryshev, Trigueros, Castillejo, Hernandez, Bacca, Raba.

The kick off time for the match is 7:00pm.


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