Luis Enrique rests Messi, Neymar Jr and Luis Suárez for the trip to Aragón
Barça begin their Spanish Cup campaign tonight with a trip Huesca, who play in the third tier of the league – Segunda B. Although he admitted his team are clear favourites in the two legged tie, Luis Enrique made it clear on Tuesday that Huesca, who are challenging for promotion, are not to be taken too lightly.
Fringe players to get a run out
The boss also announced that he’d be giving an opportunity to some of the fringe players in his squad and he has included 12 first team players in his match day squad, alongside four Barça B youngsters, whilst giving Bravo, Alves, Piqué, Alba, Mascherano, Busquets, Xavi, Messi, Neymar Jr and Luis Suárez a rest.
Huesca unbeaten at home
Huesca have made a good start to their season, currently sitting third in the table with a game in hand and are unbeaten at home, with seven wins and two draws and just five goals conceded.