Barcelona vs Liverpool: Possible Line-ups, Team News
Liverpool and Barcelona, European heavyweights encounter in the first leg of the Champions League semi-final on Wednesday night at Camp Nou.
The Champions League glory looks more like the main target this season for Barcelona but the Blaugrana have won LaLiga with three games to spare and they will shift their focus winning the Champions League which they won last in 2015.
However, Liverpool are in still contention winning the English Premier League but the Reds will hope Manchester City slip in one of the remaining two games so as to win the domestic title for the first time in 29 years.
Jurgen Klopp’s Reds will have a whole lot work to do on how to stop Lionel Messi.
Barcelona Team News
Barcelona seems to be in perfect shape going to this encounter as there are no injury worries except for Rafinha who has been out for a very long time with a knee injury.
However, there is also no suspension.
Out: Rafinha (knee)
Liverpool Team News
Roberto Firmino appears to be winning his fight to be fit for the first leg as missed Friday’s Premier League victory over Huddersfield with a small muscle tear but included in the 23-man squad.
Fabinho has been passed a fitness test and Oxlade Chamberlin makes a return to the team after long injury kept him out.
Out: Lallana (muscular)
Doubtful: Firmino (groin)
Barcelona vs Liverpool Possible Line-ups
Barcelona xi: Ter Stegen; Sergi Roberto, Piqué, Lenglet, Alba; Rakitić, Busquets, Arthur; Messi, Suárez, Coutinho
Liverpool xi: Alisson; Alexander-Arnold, Matip, Van Dijk, Robertson; Fabinho, Henderson, Wijnaldum; Salah, Firmino, Mané