However, the opening half has not gone to plan for the Catalan giants so far.
The visitors have created the better chances on the counter attack with Marc Ter Stegen called into early action to deny Ruben Alcaraz before Kenan Kodro powered a header against the bar.
The hosts have slowly gained a grip on the game before the break with teenage star Pedri seeing his effort from the edge of the box tipped onto the post by Jordi Masip.
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Koeman is likely to resist the temptation to make immediate changes after the restart but he has Martin Braithwaite and Trincao as attacking options of the bench.
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