Barcelona are set to play Real Betis later today in the second semi-final of the Supercopa de España (Spanish Super Cup).
The Blaugrana will be confident going into this fixture after beating Atlético Madrid 1-0 at the Estadio Metropolitano on Sunday.
Xavi is not expected to make many changes to the side that won in the Spanish capital over the weekend. Robert Lewandowski and Jordi Alba, both of whom were serving suspensions in La Liga, are predicted to start against Los Verdiblancos. Ousmane Dembélé will most likely make way for Raphinha.
The winner of tonight’s game will play Real Madrid in the final on Sunday.
Predicted Barcelona lineup against Real Betis
AS predict that Xavi will field the following starting XI against Real Betis: Marc-André ter Stegen, Jules Koundé, Ronald Araújo, Andreas Christensen, Jordi Alba – Frenkie de Jong, Sergio Busquets, Gavi – Raphinha, Robert Lewandowski, Pedri.
The match is set to kick off at 8 pm CET.
GSFN | Tom Cserép