VILLARREAL (4-4-2): Sergio Asenjo; Juan Foyth, Raul Albiol (c), Pau Torres, Alberto Moreno; Samuel Chukwueze, Etienne Capoue, Daniel Parejo, Manu Trigueros; Gerard Moreno, Paco Alcacer.
BARCELONA SUBS: Sergi Roberto, Ousmane Dembele, Neto, Ronald Araujo, Junior Firpo, Ilaix Moriba, Arnau Tenas, Trincao, Matheus Fernandes, Riqui Puig, Samuel Umtiti.
BARCELONA (4-3-3): Marc-Andre ter Stegen; Oscar Mingueza, Gerard Pique, Clement Lenglet, Jordi Alba; Sergino Dest, Sergio Busquets, Frenkie de Jong; Lionel Messi (c), Antoine Griezmann, Pedri.
Unfortunately for Villarreal their visitors this game are Barcelona who rose to third in LaLiga with a 5-2 thumping of Getafe midweek. Ronald Koeman’s men are in imposing form having won 43 out of 48 points on offer in 2021, more than any other team so far this year. Barca are undoubtedly back in the title mix.