How will Barcelona lineup against Atletico Madrid?

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Barcelona managed to right the ship in their 3-2 win against Valencia. At the very least, they kept pace with both Atletico Madrid and Real Madrid.

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Their next game, however, is more likely than not going to decide the race for the league title when they take on Atletico Madrid at the Camp Nou.

Barcelona set to go all out against Atletico Madrid.

The match is a must-win for the Catalans if they want to remain in the hunt for the La Liga title. They could have come into the game as leaders but failed to cash in on a golden opportunity to go top when they lost to Granada at home.

given the importance of the match, manager Ronald Koeman knows he cannot afford to give anything away and will start his strongest lineup possible.

The club released their squad list for this match with the news that Martin Braithwaite received the medical green light and will be available for Koeman.

The only absences are Ansu Fati and Philippe Coutinho who are both out for the season. Other than that, Koeman has the full squad at his disposal.

The change to the 3-5-2 has gone successfully and would be an error to change the system in such an important match.

How will Barcelona lineup?


Marc-Andre ter Stegen

The German goalkeeper is one of the first names on the team sheet and barring an injury, will start in goal. The game will be a bit of a shot at redemption. In the match at the Wanda Metropolitano, where Atletico won 1-0, an error by Ter Stegen proved the difference.

He came way out of his goal to try to stop a counter and was unable to do so. This gave Yannick Carrasco an easy chance at goal. What made matters worse is it happened during the stoppage time of the first half.