Barcelona hand a start to Cesc Fabregas against Valencia in La Liga, but Brazilian striker Neymar remains out with an injury.
Barcelona have handed a start to Cesc Fabregas as they face Valencia in La Liga this afternoon, but Brazilian striker Neymar remains out with an injury.
Lionel Messi will lead the hosts' frontline with attacking support coming from Alexis Sanchez and Pedro, while Fabregas, Sergio Busquets and Xavi will sit a little deeper in midfield.
The visitors feature Paco Alcacer as their lone striker, with Pablo Piatti and Oriol Romeu looking to provide further attacking threats.
Barcelona: Valdes; Alves, Mascherano, Pique, Alba; Xavi, Busquets, Fabregas; Sanchez, Messi, Pedro
Valencia: Alves; Barragan, R. Costa, Mathieu, Bernat; Romeu, Fuego; Feghouli, Parejo, Piatti; Alcacer
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