Barcelona Reveals Squad for Champions League Opener Against Royal Antwerp
Barcelona Announces Squad for Champions League Match Against Royal Antwerp
Barcelona coach Xavi Hernandez has unveiled the team lineup for tomorrow’s Champions League match against Belgian club Royal Antwerp. The highly anticipated match will take place in Group H.
Injuries Force Exclusion of Araujo and Pedri
Unfortunately, Barcelona will be without two key players, Ronald Araujo and Pedri, due to injuries. Xavi had to make the difficult decision to exclude them from the 21-player list.
Barcelona’s Line-up for the Match
Here is the starting line-up for Barcelona’s clash against Royal Antwerp:
- Ter Stegen
- Joao Felix
- Ferran Torres
- Robert Lewandowski
- Iñaki Pena
- Joao Felix
- Andreas Christensen
- Marcos Alonso
- Sergi Roberto
- De Jong
- Ilkay Gundogan
- Jules Kounde
- Lamin Jamal
— FC Barcelona (@FCBarcelona) September 18, 2023
Barcelona’s Champions League Ambitions
Barcelona aims to start their Champions League campaign strong by defeating Antwerp. A victory would greatly enhance their chances of advancing to the next round and help them avoid a repeat of last season’s early elimination in the group stage.
Group H also includes Porto from Portugal and Shakhtar Donetsk, making it a challenging group for the Catalan side.