Barcelona vs Villarreal Possible Starting Lineups For La Liga 2023/24


Barcelona are back in La Liga action at home on January 27 and Villarreal head to Catalonia.

La Blaugrana find themselves chasing Girona and Real Madrid in the La Liga title race this season and warmed up to the clash with a Copa del Rey defeat away at Athletic Club.

Villarreal have struggled for form since the start of 2024 and are winless in four games in all competitions.

Team news

Barcelona’s injury list remains unchanged, with Raphinha, Andreas Christensen and Joao Cancelo not set to return for another week. Gavi and Marc-Andre Ter Stegen are long-term absentees for the hosts.

Villarreal will be without back-up goalkeeper Pepe Reina due to suspension with Aissa Mandi out for AFCON 2024. Marcelino’s injury list includes some key names such as Yeremi Pino, Alfonso Pedraza and Daniel Parejo.

Barcelona (4-3-3): Pena (GK) — Roberto, Kounde, Araujo, Balde — de Jong, Gundogan, Pedri — Felix. Lewandowski, Torres.

Villarreal (4-4-2): Jörgensen (GK) — Femenia, Bailly, Cuenca, Moreno — Guedes, Comesana, Coquelin, Baena — Moreno,  Sørloth.

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