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The Champions League returns for match day four of the group stage. FC Barcelona visit Dynamo Kyiv this Tuesday with a 9.00pm CET kick-off time, and will look to earn another victory. Barça have three wins in the three games played so far and want to maintain their unbeaten record.
Ronald Koeman has decided to call up 19 players for this match, which will be played at the Kiev Olympic Stadium. They are: Ter Stegen, Dest, Aleñá, Griezmann, Pjanic, Braithwaite, O. Dembélé, Riqui Puig, Neto, Coutinho, Lenglet, Pedri, Trincao, Jordi Alba, Matheus, Junior, Iñaki Peña, O. Mingueza and Konrad. Piqué, Ansu Fati, Sergi Roberto, Umtiti, Sergio and Araujo are out through injury, whilst De Jong and Messi have been rested for this match. Koeman explained these two absences by saying that the players "need a break."
Training session at the Ciutat Esportiva
Barça trained this Monday on the Tito Vilanova pitch with all the available players from the first team. Thereafter, the official press conferences of Koeman and Lenglet Lenglet took place before the subsequent trip to Kiev. It will not be the last session before the European game as there will be a session this Tuesday, at the Lobanovsky Stadium.
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