Espanyol v Barcelona – Lionel Messi’s side play at city rivals – BBC Sport

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Espanyol make three changes to the team that lost 3-0 at Getafe last weekend.

Out go Esteban Granero, Pablo Piatti and Mario Hermoso. In come Oscar Melendo, Marc Roca and Victor Sanchez.

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Barcelona make just the one change to the side that beat Villarreal 3-0 in the league last weekend.

Out goes Philippe Coutinho – he drops to the bench as Ousmane Dembele keeps his starting spot. In comes Luis Suarez, returning from a knee injury.