Football Club Barcelona has announced the team squad roster against Chelsea for the return leg of UEFA Champions League 2017-18 round of 16. Team captain Andres Iniesta returned to the squad and is expected to play at the Camp Nou. The second leg will be played at the home ground of Barcelona this Wednesday. You can find Indian time of Barcelona vs Chelsea for you are from India. Club manager Ernesto Valverde has picked up a total of 18 players for the giant clash at the Camp Nou.
Barcelona Team Squad Against Chelsea for Champions League
Although the return of Andres Iniesta is a good news for the Barca fans there is a bad news also. Former Liverpool layer Philippe Coutinho is likely to miss the game due to injury. Denis Suares who is also suffering from injury is not going to make it for the return leg. Club manager Ernesto Valverde has not picked up Yerry Mina in the final team squad. Check out the team squad of FC Barcelona below.
Goalkeepers: Marc-Andre ter Stegen, Jasper Cillessen
Defenders: Gerrard Pique, Jordi Alba, Lucas Digne, Sergi Roberto, Samuel Umtiti, and Thomas Vermaelen.
Midfielders: Ivan Rakitic, Sergio Busquets, Andres Iniesta, Pauliho Bezerra, Andre Gomes, and Aleix Vidal.
Forwards: Luis Suarez, Lionel Messi, Ousmane Dembele, and Paco Alcacer.
After a remarkable first leg at the Stamford Bridge, we can expect a great game in the return leg in Barcelona. Lionel Messi finally broke the duck record against Chelsea after scoring the equalizer that canceled Willian’s goal in London last month.
Chelsea manager has had some words before the return leg. He said “For the manager, for every coach, it is not simple to sleet a lot, especially before these types of games. I hope my players also have the same excitement.”
Barcelona’s possible line-ups
Ter Stegen; Roberto, Pique, Umtiti, Alba; Rakitic, Paulinho, Busquets, Gomes; Messi, and Suarez.