NEWS
Tuesday September 24 2019
La Liga Line Ups: FC Barcelona v Villarreal CF
FC Barcelona boss Ernesto Valverde makes three changes from the 2-0 weekend to Granada CF - with Lionel Messi making his first start of the 2019-20 season.
 
Messi replaces Carles Perez in attack, and Sergio Busquets and Arthur Melo replace Frenkie De Jong and Ivan Rakitic.
 
The defending La Liga champions host Villarreal CF tonight, as they look to get back to winning ways.
 
Javi Calleja's side have won back-to-back games ahead of the trip to the Camp Nou, and he makes two changes to the side that won 2-0 at home to Real Valladolid at the weekend, with Samuel Chukwueze and Javier Ontiveros in for Moi Gomez and Carlos Bacca.
 
FC BARCELONA:Ter Stegen, Semedo, Pique, Lenglet, Firpo, Roberto, Melo, Busquets, Griezmann, Suarez, Messi
 
SUBS: Neto, Todibo, Alena, De Jong, Perez, Fati, Dembele
 
VILLARREAL CF:Asenjo, Albiol, Torres, Quintilla, Iborra, Cazorla, Zambo, Pena, Chukwueze, Ontiveros, Moreno
 
SUBS: Fernandez, Funes Mori, Morlanes, Andrei, Gomez, Bacca,Toko Ekambi
 
FC Barcelona host Villarreal CF in midweek La Liga action - Follow our LIVE blog for updates.
 
Ernesto Valverde brings club captain Lionel Messi in for his first start of the season, with droppping.
 
X and X also come in for X and X from the side that lost away at Granada CF at the weekend.
 
In form Villarreal CF boss Javi Calleja makes X changes to his side from their weekend win over Real Valladolid.
 
As X replaces X.
Football Italia website