Leo Messi will not be in Hamburg. In training on Monday, the Argentinian strained his right calf. Echography practiced on Tuesday morning has revealed that he has suffered intramuscular bruising and the Medical Services have said that his availability for future matches depends on his how the injury develops. He will be having two physiotherapy sessions to day on the Ciutat Esportiva.
21 man squad
Therefore, the squad travelling to Hamburg has been reduced to 21 players: Pinto, Oier, Dani Alves, Bartra, Ilie, Muniesa, Sergi Roberto, Deulofeu, Dos Santos, Alexis, Rafinha, Mascherano, Joan Àngel Román, Sergi Gómez, Lobato, Patric, Planas, Afellay, Adriano, Balliu and Espinosa.