Head coach Tito Vilanova has opted to rest five first team players in today’s Copa matchup with Alaves. Valdes, Messi, Xavi, Pedro and Alba have all been given the day off, with players from the reserves and Barca B assuming their places in the team. But the squad is still full of firepower and experience with Villa, Alexis, Iniesta, Alves and Mascherano all expected to start. Sport has projected the following lineup for the match; what do you think?
Alves Bartra Mascherano Adriano
Roberto Song Iniesta
Alexis Villa Tello
The official lineup for the game is:
Alves Bartra Mascherano Montoya
Roberto Busquets Iniesta
Villa Cesc Alexis
The bench comprises of: Oier, Adriano, Song, Jonathan dos Santos and Tello.