Barcelona certainly without Lionel Messi, Sergio Busquets and Gerard Pique against UD Ibiza in the Copa del Rey. All three were rested by Quique Setien.
Barcelona will begin their work at the Copa del Rey 2019/2020 by visiting Ibiza headquarters, Estadi Can Misses, Thursday (1/23/2020) early morning hrs. El Barca will challenge the team from Segunda B (third division) in the last 32.
In that match, Setien will certainly rotate in his squad. This is seen with Barcelona not bringing Messi, Busquets and Pique on a trip to Ibiza.
All three were given a rest considering the Blaugrana had to undergo a busy schedule. After this, they must face Valencia at Mestala in the La Liga match on Saturday (1/25).
Barcelona also still cannot be strengthened by Luis Suarez and Ousmane Dembele. Suarez and Dembele are still struggling with their long injuries.
Setien will most likely be relying on a number of young players during a Ibiza meet. Names like Riqui Puig, Chumi, Abel Ruiz and Ansu Fati were included in 18 Barcelona players for this fight.
If you view the material players from both teams, Barcelona clearly favored for victory in this match. But they still need to be vigilant, the article is the host is now in the best performance. Ibiza are unbeaten in the last nine matches.
List of Barcelona players to play against UD Ibiza.
Goalkeeper: Marc-Andre ter Stegen, Neto
Defender: Nelson Semedo, Clement Lenglet, Jordi Alba, Sergi Roberto, Samuel Umtiti, Junior Firpo, Chumi
Midfielder: Ivan Rakitic, Arthur, Frenkie de Jong, Arturo Vidal, Riqui Puig
Attackers: Antoine Griezmann, Carlos Perez, 29. Abel Ruiz, Ansu Fati.