Lionel Messi gets to rest at home in Barcelona, while teammates guests Inter Milan.
FC Barcelona are on in the Champions League in Tuesday's battle out against Italian Inter, and therefore there is room to give a rest to some of the team's players.
Superstar Lionel Messi is one of them, which is allowed to rest at home in Catalonia, writes the club on its website.
Together with Gerard Pique and Sergi Roberto get Messi a rest ahead to a busy programme up to christmas, which also counts a big meeting with Real Madrid 18. december.
in Addition, the Barcelona coach Ernesto Valverde disregard Nélson Semedo, Arthur, Ousmane Dembélé and Jordi Alba, all of whom are injured.
While Barcelona is on to the Champions League knockoutfase, the fight is very important for Inter.
the Team is a point with Borussia Dortmund in the battle for second place in the group, which accompanies the Barcelona forward in the tournament.
With a win is Inter further, when the team is better between themselves than the germans, but if Dortmund at home against Slavia Prague retrieves more points than Inter do against Barcelona, so is Dortmund ahead.
/ritzau/Updated Date: 09 December 2019, 17:00