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Team News: Mascherano replaces Iniesta for Barca

Team News: Mascherano replaces Iniesta for Barca
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Javier Mascherano makes a return to the Barcelona starting lineup for tonight's La Liga match at Villarreal.

Javier Mascherano makes a return to the Barcelona starting lineup for tonight's La Liga match at Villarreal.

The Argentine comes into the side for Andres Iniesta, who picked up an injury during Wedneday's Copa del Rey quarter-final triumph over Real Madrid.

Victor Valdes also returns in goal for the champions following Jose Pinto's spell in the side.

Elsewhere, Adriano has been chosen to join Lionel Messi in attack.

Villarreal:
Rodriguez; Rodriguez, Oriol, Musacchio, Angel; Cani, Senna, Iglesias, Llido; Ruben, Barroso
Subs: Cesar, Marchena, Zapata, Gaspar, Guzman, Castellani, Camunas

Barcelona:
Valdes; Alves, Pique, Puyol, Abidal; Mascherano, Xavi, Fabregas, Busquets; Messi, Adriano
Subs: Pinto, Alexis, Thiago, Cuenca, Sergi Roberto, Tello, Dos Santos

Villarreal team news to follow.

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