clock menu more-arrow no yes mobile

Filed under:

Villarreal squad to face Barcelona

No Areola in goal, expect Sergio Asenjo there!

Bakambu,a doubt for tomorrow
Bakambu,a doubt for tomorrow
Dean Mouhtaropoulos/Getty Images

Here's the call;

If you count, there are 19; with both Bakambu (ankle) and Baptistao (flu) in danger of missing out, Marcelino will have to decide who to drop on the day.

Juan Román Riquelme will be at El Madrigal tomorrow to see this match.  That's the excuse I have for showing you this video of a 3-0 win over Barca, with Gonzalo Rodriguez scoring the second goal from a Riquelme free kick, and Forlan scoring the first from a Riquelme pass...

And here (courtesy of sister site Barca Blaugranes, with squad numbers and everything) is the Barca team.  Rafina has been cleared to play but isn't included here, and Andres Iniesta misses out with a muscle injury.  As for the rest, no surprises, you may have heard of a few of these guys....

Goalkeepers: 1. Marc-André ter Stegen, 13. Claudio Bravo

Defenders: 3. Gerard Piqué, 6. Dani Alves, 14. Javier Mascherano, 15. Marc Bartra, 18. Jordi Alba, 21. Adriano Correia, 22. Aleix Vidal, 24. Jérémy Mathieu

Midfielders: 4. Ivan Rakitic, 5. Sergio Busquets, 7. Arda Turan, 20. Sergi Roberto

Forwards: 9. Luis Suárez, 10. Lionel Messi, 11. Neymar Jr., 17. Munir El-Haddadi