On Saturday 24 February is the Matchday 13 for Barcelona against Atletico Madrid at the Wanda Metropolitano and Barc head coach has selected 18 players that will face the Madrid based club. It will be the first of the three games for the Catalan club within the next seven days.
Ousmane Dembele who have been making headlines for his indiscipline in the team have been added. Whereas Rakitic, Samper, Vermaelen, and Coutinho couldn’t make the squad list as a result of an injury. Denis Suarez was not just included in the 18 man squad by the coach.
Here’s a complete list of the 18 man squad expected to face Atletico Madrid: Ter Stegen, Cillense, Alba, Pique, Umtiti, Lenglet, Sergi Roberto, Semedo, Alena, Rafinha, Busquet, Arthur, Messi, Vidal, Suarez, Munir, Malcom, and Dembele.
The players had their last preparation for the game at the Ciutat Esportiva on Friday night before they travel to Madrid. Coutinho trained with his teammates while Rakitic partly trained with the squad.