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Oct 24, 2018 at 8pm UK at ​Camp Nou
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How Barcelona could line up against Inter Milan

Ahead of Wednesday evening's Champions League clash between Barcelona and Inter Milan at Camp Nou, Sports Mole looks at how the home side could line up.

Barcelona will be aiming to maintain their perfect start in this season's Champions League when they welcome in-form Inter Milan to Camp Nou in midweek.

The Catalan giants have already overcome PSV Eindhoven and Tottenham Hotspur in their first two outings, leaving them on six points from six at the top of Group B.

Inter have also picked up maximum points against the same opponents, however, meaning that it is all to play for in this high-profile showdown in Catalonia.

Ahead of Wednesday's match, Sports Mole looks at how Ernesto Valverde may set out his side.

Possible BAR XI vs. INT

Out: Lionel Messi (arm), Thomas Vermaelen (hamstring), Samuel Umtiti (knee)
Doubtful: None

Barca were rocked at the weekend with news that star man Messi, who has netted five goals across Barca's opening two European fixtures this term, is facing three weeks on the sidelines with a fractured arm.

Valverde therefore has a big decision to make with regards to his formation and personnel, with Ousmane Dembele and Philippe Coutinho - also on the scoresheet for Barca in the early stages of the Champions League - likely to get the nod either side of Luis Suarez in a 4-3-3 setup.

Elsewhere, Sergio Roberto could come back into the fold at right-back after being benched in favour of Nelson Semedo for the 4-2 win against Sevilla on Saturday.

Centre-back remains a problem area for the Spanish champions, who are having to rely on Clement Lenglet alongside the overused Gerard Pique for the foreseeable future, as Umtiti and Vermaelen both remain on the sidelines.

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Barcelona midfielder Philippe Coutinho celebrates with Lionel Messi after scoring the opening goal in his side's Champions League clash with Tottenham Hotspur on October 3, 2018
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TeamPWDLFAGDPTS
1Barcelona20135253203344
2Atletico MadridAtletico20118130131741
3Real Madrid2011363024636
4Sevilla209653122933
5AlavesAlaves209562223-132
6Getafe208752516931
7Real Betis208572525029
8Valencia2051141918126
9Real Sociedad207582524126
10Levante207583235-326
11GironaGirona205962326-324
12Espanyol197392127-624
13Leganes205871721-423
14Athletic Bilbao2041152126-523
15Real Valladolid205781723-622
16EibarEibar195772128-722
17Celta Vigo205693234-221
18Rayo Vallecano2055102436-1220
19Villarreal203982126-518
20Huesca2025131739-2211

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