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Coutinho celebrating with his team mates after scoring against Valencia in midweek

Coutinho celebrating with his team mates after scoring against Valencia in midweek | MIGUEL RUIZ - FCB

Less than 72 hours after qualifying for the Copa del Rey Final, FC Barcelona returns to the friendly confines of Camp Nou looking to stay undefeated in La Liga and maintain its sizable lead at the top of the standings. Getafe enters the game in 11th place but is just four points away from a coveted slot in European play next season.

See the full La Liga standings.

Who’s in & who’s out

After the team trained on Saturday morning, manager Ernesto Valverde released the following squad list for Sunday’s match:

1. Ter Stegen
2. N. Semedo
3. Piqué
4. I. Rakitic
5. Sergio
8. A. Iniesta
9. Suárez
10. Messi
11. O. Dembélé
13. Cillessen
14. Coutinho
15. Paulinho
17. Paco Alcácer
18. Jordi Alba
19. Digne
20. S. Roberto
22. Aleix Vidal
24. Yerry Mina

Making it back after being ruled fit on Saturday morning is Dembélé. Defender Samuel Umtiti is serving a one-game suspension after drawing his fifth yellow card in last weekend’s 1–1 draw at Espanyol.

Watch highlights of Saturday's training session.

Form Guide

Barça — W W W D W
Getafe — L W D D D

Quotable

 

Watch highlights of Ernesto Valverde's pre-game press conference.

Statistically Speaking

Barça has won its last four La Liga games against Getafe, scoring 16 goals in the process and conceding just one . . . Getafe has never won at Camp Nou in La Liga (3D 9L) taking points in just one of their last seven visits (2-2 in May, 2014) . . . Barça has gone 29 La Liga games without a defeat dating back to the end of last season (25W 4D), two behind their longest ever unbeaten run in the competition, 31 games, achieved under Pep Guardiola in April, 2011 . . . Getafe has lost its last six La Liga away games against Catalonian sides, failing to score in all six . . . Barça leads La Liga in come-from-behind wins this season, with four, the first of which was a 2–1 comeback win at Getafe in Week 4 on September 16 . . . Lionel Messi has scored 11 goals in his 11 games against Getafe at Camp Nou in all competitions . . . Curiously, the first one was his famous goal emulating Diego Maradona’s slalom against England in the 1986 World Cup . . . Messi has at least one assist in six of his last seven La Liga games and he has already made 10 assists this season, which leads the competition . . . Luis Suarez has scored in eight of his last nine La Liga games (11 goals), only failing to score last time out against Espanyol . . . Speaking of last week’s match, Sergio Busquets made his 299th appearance at Cornellà–El Prat and moved into Barça’s top 10 in all-time La Liga appearances. He will make his 300th appearance if he plays against Getafe . . . Barça has hit the woodwork 23 times this season, more than any other side in the top five European leagues.

How to follow the game live

As always, Barça's match will be broadcast live around the world. We will also have live English play-by-play streamed on R@dioBarça. And social media users can get live updates on Barça's official Facebook and Twitter accounts as the action unfolds.

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