Barcelona will be without Gerard Pique for the game against Almeria on Sunday evening.
Tata Martino has announced his squad for the game at Camp Nou tomorrow evening, but will be without the defender, who is sidelined through injury.
Jordi Alba makes a welcome return though, and is named amongst the 18.
The Catalan giants are looking for the three points that could take them back to the top of the table, should results in the Madrid derby go their way.
Barcelona squad for Almeria: Valdés, Cesc, Puyol, Xavi, Pedro, Iniesta, Alexis, Messi, Neymar Jr, Mascherano, Bartra, Sergio, Song, Jordi Alba, Tello, Adriano, Alves and Olazábal.