Line-ups: Espanyol-Barca

Barcelona name a full-strength XI for this afternoon’s Catalan derby against Espanyol in La Liga.

Luis Enrique makes three changes from the 4-0 victory over Real Betis on December 30, with Gerard Pique, Jordi Alba and Andres Iniesta all starting.

Constantin Galca, meanwhile, calls up Victor Alvarez, Pape Diop, Joan Jordan and Burgui in response to the 2-0 defeat to Sevilla prior to the turn of the year.

The match marks the start of a marathon involving Espanyol and Barca, with the pair due to rematch in the Copa del Rey last 16 on Wednesday and then for the second leg a week later.

Espanyol: Pau; Lopez, Alvaro, Roco, Alvarez; Diop, Jordan; Hernan, Asensio, Burgui; Caicedo

Subs: Bardi, Rober, Duarte, Gerard, Salva, Abraham, Raillo

Barcelona: Bravo; Alves, Pique, Mascherano, Alba; Busquets, Rakitic, Iniesta; Messi, Suarez, Neymar

Subs: Ter Stegen, Bartra, Munir, Sandro, Sergi, Adriano, Mathieu

Referee: Gonzalez Gonzalez