The first leg of the semifinals of the Champions League are upon us, and Ernesto Valverde has selected 18 players for the match against Liverpool FC on Wednesday (kick-off 9.00pm CEST).
They are: Ter Stegen, N. Semedo, Piqué, I. Rakitic, Sergio, Coutinho, Arthur, Suárez, Messi, O. Dembélé, Cillessen, Malcom, Lenglet, Jordi Alba, S. Roberto, Vidal, Umtiti and Aleñá.
Rafinha is still on the injury list, while Todibo, Murillo, Boateng and Vermaelen are left out. Carles Aleñá will continue to wear the number 26 until the end of this competition.
On Tuesday the team trained for the last time before the game against Liverpool. All of the players available from the first team worked out on the Tito Vilanova pitch, and were joined by Barça B goalkeeper, Iñaki Peña.