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Starting XI: Barca v Villarreal

Spanish La Liga 

Teams: Barcelona v Villarreal 

Date: 06 May 2017

Venue: Camp Nou

FC Barcelona will be aiming to maintain top spot in La Liga when they host Villarreal at the Camp Nou this evening.

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The match is scheduled to get underway at 18h30.

The Catalan giants come into the clash on the back of four straight victories in the league, which included a 3-0 win over Espanyol last weekend.

Rafinha and Thiago Alcantara are still out with injury, while Andres Iniesta has shaken off his injury and has returned to the line up.

Villarreal are still chasing fourth spot with three games, as they sit five points behind Sevilla.

The Yellow Submarine have won their last three league matches, with a 3-1 win over Sporting Gijon being the most recent.

Barcelona have not lost to Villarreal in their last 15 meetings in La Liga, with the Catalan outfit claiming 10 wins, while other five matches in all square.

Here's how they line up:

Barca: Ter Stegen; Roberto, Pique, Umtiti, Digne; Busquets, Rakitic, Iniesta; Messi, Suarez, Neymar.

Villarreal: Fernandez, Gaspar, Musacchio, Costa, Alvaro, Dos Santos, Trigueros, Rodrigo, Soriano, Soldado, Bakambu.

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