Sunday January 27 2019
La Liga Line Ups: Girona v Barcelona

Lionel Messi returns the Barcelona starting line up, as they return to La Liga action, following a midweek defeat to Sevilla in the Copa del Rey.

Messi's return is one of six changes to the side that lost at the Ramon Sanchez Pizjuan on Wednesday night, with Marc Ter Stegen, Sergio Busquets, Jordi Alba  Philippe Coutinho and Luis Suarez also coming in.

Girona were also in cup action in midweek, losing 4-2 away at Real Madrid, and boss Eusebio Sancristian makes eight changes to his starting XI, as Yassine Bounou, Bernardo Espinosa, Pedro Porro, Pere, Valery Fernandez, Cristian Portu, Aleix Garcia and Cristhian Stuani all start.

Girona: Bounou, Espinosa, Alcala, Lopez, Porro, Pere, Granell, Fernandez, Portu, Garcia, Stuani

Subs: Iraizoz, Ramalho, Luiz, Lozano, Muniesa, Paik, Pachon

Barcelona: Ter Stegen, Semedo, Pique, Lenglet, Alba, Rakitic, Busquets, Vidal, Coutinho, Messi, Luis Suarez

Subs: Cillessen, Denis Suarez, Arthur, Malcom, Boateng, Roberto, Vermaelen

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