SPORTING-BARCELONA

Arda to cover Messi role in side with no Iniesta, Rakitic or Alba

Barça start with: Ter Stegen; Sergi Roberto, Piqué, Mathieu, Digne; Rafinha, Busquets, André Gomes; Arda, Suárez and Neymar.

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Arda to cover Messi role in side with no Iniesta, Rakitic or Alba
FELIPE SEVILLANO

Arda Turan  will cover the hole left by Messi at El Molinón today in a Barcelona side with many changes. Iniesta and Rakitic start on the bench with Rafinha and André Gomes playing in a central role. Mascherano is also an absentee and his place will be taken by Mathieu. Jordi Alba also misses the game and Digné takes his place .

Barcelona XI

Barça will start with. Ter Stegen; Sergi Roberto, Piqué, Mathieu, Digne; Rafinha, Busquets, André Gomes; Arda, Suárez and Neymar.

Cillessen,  Rakitic, Denis Suárez, Iniesta, Mascherano, Paco Alcácer and Jordi Alba are on the bench.

Sporting XI

Sporting will start with: Cuéllar; Lora,  Meré, Amorebieta, Lillo; Víctor Rodríguez, Sergio, Nacho Cases, Burgui; Moi Gómez and Duje Čop.

The sporting bench is composed of: Diego Mariño, Douglas, Babin, Rachid, Carlos Castro, Dani Ndi and Borja Viguera.

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