Ernesto Valverde announces a 19 man list for the second leg of the Copa del Rey semi final against Real Madrid
First decisive moment of the season with the second leg of the Copa del Rey semi final. On Wednesday Ernesto Valverde's team face Real Madrid in the Santiago Bernabéu at 9.00pm CET. For the game Valverde has named the following 19 players:
Ter Stegen, N. Semedo, Piqué, I. Rakitic, Sergio, Coutinho, Arthur, Suárez, Messi, O. Dembélé, Cillessen, Malcom, Lenglet, Jordi Alba, S. Roberto, Aleñá, Vidal, Umtiti and Iñaki Peña. Left out are Todibo, Samper, Murillo and Boateng with Rafinha and Vermaelen still injured.
Final session with two players back
On Tuesday the squad trained for the final time before the game against Real Madrid, a session that saw Arthur and Jasper Cillessen take part with the rest of the players and after the session both players received the medical all clear from the medical staff. Iñaki Peña and Riqui Puig from Barça B also took part in the session.