Barcelona, without the presence of Lionel Messi who meets his last suspension date, will visit Elche on Sunday at 12.15 (ARG / URU / CHI) / 10.15 (COL / ECU / PER) / 9.15 (MEX) in the Martínez Valero Stadium by date 20 of La Liga. In the team of Jorge AlmironIván Marcone, Emiliano Rigoni and Lucas Boyé would be present from the start. The game can be enjoyed on the screen of ESPN and ESPN Play.
The cast of Ronald Koeman comes to this match after hard work for the Copa del Rey. It was a belated victory over Cornellà de Segunda B 2-0 in extra time, thanks to goals from Ousmane Dembélé and Martin Braithwaite.
In La Liga, Barcelona rebounded in the last few days. On date 18 they thrashed Granada 4-0, with a double by Leo and another by Antoine Griezmann. They are third with 34 units, 10 units from Atletico Madrid.
For their part, those led by Jorge Almirón march in 18th position and come to equal 2 to 2 with Valladolid as a visitor, a match in which they cut a streak of two losses in a row. Lucas Boyé, Emiliano Rigoni and Ivan Marcone they would be starters in the Franjiverde team.
Elche: Badía; Barragán, Verdú, Diego González, Mojica; Marcone, Guti; Josan, Rigoni, Pere Milla; and Boyé.
Barcelona: Net; Dest, Araújo, Lenglet, Jordi Alba; Busquets, de Jong; Dembélé, Pedri, Braithwaite; and Griezmann.
How to watch the game on ESPN Play
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