Barcelona v Real Sociedad Predicted Lineups - La Liga League 2018/19 Predicted Lineups, Barcelona v Real Sociedad Injury news, Suspensions List and more
Barcelona will host Real Sociedad at the Camp Nou on Saturday as they look to increase their lead at the top of the table after dropping points against Huesca last week.
Barcelona will be in high spirits after dismantling Manchester United in the second leg of the UEFA Champions League quarter-final fixture to book their place in the semi-finals of the tournament for the first time in 4 years.
With European qualification looking far from possible, Real Sociedad will need to find something to keep them motivated after the draw against Eibar last weekend.
Ernesto Valverde is expected to make a few changes to the side that started the midweek Champions League fixture against Manchester United.
Ousmane Dembele is expected to make his first appearance since his injury lay-off while Arturo Vidal, Samuel Umtiti, Nelson Semedo are all expected to feature for the Blaugrana.
Thomas Vermaelen still remains out with injury while Rafinha is expected to be back only by November after rupturing his ligaments.
Injuries: Thomas Vermaelen, Rafinha
Imanol Alguacil has quite a few injury concerns to worry about after former Manchester United winger Adnan Januzaj joined the Sociedad injury list.
Wideman Martin Merquelanz, midfield duo of Asier Illarramendi, David Zurutuza and defenders Andoni Gorosabel, Kévin Rodrigues are all expected to miss the clash against Barcelona today due to injuries.
Injuries: Adnan Januzaj, Matin Merquelanz, Asier Illarramendi, David Zurutuza, Andoni Gorosable, Kevin Rodriguez
Suspension: Willian Jose
Barcelona (4-3-3): Ter Stegen; Roberto, Pique, Umtiti, Alba; Vidal, Rakitić, Arthur; Dembélé, Messi, Suárez.
Real Sociedad (4-2-3-1): Rulli; Zaldúa, Elustondo, Llorente, Muñoz; Zubeldia, Merino; Muguruza, Sangalli, Oyarzabal; Juanmi.