Missing Players and team news:


Barca’s injury situation has not changed since the win over Valencia, with Martin Braithwaite, Philippe Coutinho and Ansu Fati all still on the sidelines. The Catalan giants did not pick up any fresh problems against Los Che, meaning that Koeman has plenty of decisions to make, with the Dutchman selecting a number of different formations this term. Ronald Araujo could get the nod over Oscar Mingueza as part of a back three, while Sergi Roberto might be preferred to Sergino Dest in the right-sided wing-back position. Griezmann is set to keep his spot alongside Messi as part of a front two, meaning that Ousmane Dembele is expected to start on the bench for the home side. As for Atletico, Simeone’s side have been hit with a number of injuries to key players in the second half of the season, but the squad is looking healthy entering the final straight. Renan Lodi was the only player absent against Elche last time out due to a muscular problem, and the Brazilian is unlikely to recover for this match, but the visitors otherwise have a full squad to choose from. Jose Gimenez had emerged as a slight doubt but should be available, with the Uruguay international set to feature as part of a back three, while Thomas Lemar is likely to start in midfield over Saul Niguez and Geoffrey Kondogbia, with Luis Suarez being joined by Angel Correa in attack.

Barcelona – Atletico Madrid: Preview and Highest Odds

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