For the first leg of the Spanish Super Cup against Athletic Club Luis Enrique has made five changes to the side that claimed the European Super Cup on Tuesday in Tbilisi against Sevilla. Those who come into the side are Marc Bartra, Sergi Roberto, Thomas Vermaelen, Adriano and Pedro. Out go Jérémy Mathieu who has not travelled to Bilbao and Andrés Iniesta, Ivan Rakitic, Gerard Piqué and Sergio Busquets who are all named as substitutes.
Starting 11: Ter Stegen; Alves, Bartra, Vermaelen, Adriano; Sergi Roberto, Mascherano, Rafinha; Pedro, Suárez, Messi
Subs: Bravo, Piqué, Rakitic, Busquets, Iniesta, Sandro, Munir
Athletic starting XI: Iraizoz, De Marcos, Balenziaga, Laporte, Etxeita, San José, Beñat, Eraso, Susaeta, Aduriz and Sabin Merino