Barça's list for Espanyol game without Alba

Bravo, Douglas and Sandro are also missing. Suárez is banned.

Barça's list for Espanyol game without Alba
Barça's list for Espanyol game without Alba

Bravo, Douglas and Sandro are also missing. Suárez is banned.

Luis Enrique announced this morning the list of players he called to play against Espanyol in tonight's Copa del Rey Last 16 second leg (9pm). The main missing man is Jordi Alba, to whom Luis Enrique decided to give some rest. As for the others, Douglas and Sandro, who are not regulars, are also missing.

Of the two-game ban Luis Suárez has been punished with, today is the first one. This way, the Uruguyan player will also have some rest as the federation decided to ban him for the words he said to Espanyol players after the first leg, according to the referee's report. It is unsure who will take his place tonight, between Munir and Arda Turan.

Besides, although it was expected to see Piqué left out to rest, the defender has been included in the list.

Here is the full list:

  • Ter Stegen
  • Masip
  • Piqué
  • Rakitic
  • Sergio
  • Dani Alves
  • Arda Turan
  • A. Iniesta
  • Messi
  • Neymar Jr
  • Marc Bartra
  • Mascherano
  • Munir
  • Sergi Roberto
  • Adriano
  • Aleix Vidal
  • Vermaelen
  • Mathieu