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Barcelona team news: Injury, suspension list vs. Borussia Dortmund

Sports Mole rounds up Barcelona's latest injury and suspension news ahead of Wednesday's Champions League clash with Borussia Dortmund at the Camp Nou.

Barcelona welcome Borussia Dortmund to Camp Nou in the Champions League on Wednesday night for what will be a decisive game in Group F.

Victory for Ernesto Valverde's men, who drew 0-0 with Slavia Prague in their last European outing, would ensure their status as group winners.

However, they will be wary of the threat carried by an aggressive Dortmund side that came very close to beating Barcelona in the reverse fixture earlier this season.

Here, Sports Mole rounds up the latest injury and suspension news for Barcelona ahead of the game.


Nelson Semedo

Barcelona's Nelson Semedo in action with Granada's Darwin Machis in La Liga on September 21, 2019© Reuters

Status: Out
Type of injury: Calf
Possible return date: Unknown

The full-back suffered a calf injury during a clash with Celta Vigo a few weeks ago and is not expected to make a return until some point next month.


Jordi Alba

Barcelona full-back Jordi Alba celebrates scoring against Real Sociedad on April 20, 2019© Reuters

Status: Out
Type of injury: Hamstring
Possible return date: Unknown

One of Barcelona's more senior players, Alba has suffered from a number of injury problems this term, most recently picking up a hamstring strain during the club's last European outing. It is thought that he will not recover full fitness until next month.


Clement Lenglet

Inter Milan's Alexis Sanchez in action with Barcelona's Clement Lenglet in the Champions League on October 2, 2019© Reuters

Status: Out
Type of injury: Calf
Possible return date: Unknown

A crucial defender for Barcelona so far this season, Lenglet picked up a calf problem during the club's 2-1 win over Leganes on Saturday, and it remains unknown as to when exactly he will return.


BARCELONA'S SUSPENSION LIST

Gerard Pique

Gerard Pique in action for Barcelona on October 2, 2019© Reuters

Return date: December 1 (vs. Atletico Madrid)

The Spaniard received a one-match ban for picking up his third yellow card in four games in Barcelona's stalemate with Slavia earlier this month.

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