Ronald Koeman starts Luuk de Jong over Ansu Fati in crucial Champions League tie

Barcelona face Dynamo Kyiv in the Champions League this evening in a do-or-die fixture at Camp Nou.

Barcelona are bottom of Group E, and are yet to either score a goal or win a point. They’re a point behind Dynamo, four behind Benfica and six behind the mighty Bayern Munich.

Domestically, things aren’t so hot either. They’re currently seventh in La Liga, a point behind Rayo Vallecano in sixth and two behind Osasuna, Atletico Madrid, Sevilla and Real Madrid. They’re five short of league leaders Real Sociedad.

Ronald Koeman has opted for what appears to be a 4-3-3 shape. Marc-Andre ter Stegen will start in goal, behind a back four of Oscar Mingueza, Gerard Pique, Clement Lenglet and Jordi Alba.

Sergio Busquets will anchor the midfield, with Gavi and Frenkie de Jong either side of him, while Luuk de Jong will serve as the focal point of the attack instead of Ansu Fati. Sergino Dest and Memphis Depay will play either side of him.

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