Atletico vs Barcelona: Atletico Madrid vs Barcelona starting line-ups confirmed

Atletico vs Barcelona Griezmann starts against former club

Atletico Madrid vs Barcelona starting line-ups confirmed

Antoine Griezmann starts as Barcelona take on his former club, Atletico Madrid, in LaLiga Santander on Saturday night.

The Frenchman has been included in Ronald Koeman’s starting line-up at the Estadio Wanda Metropolitano alongside Lionel Messi, Ousmane Dembele and Pedri in attack.

There is still no place in the XI for Philippe Coutinho, who starts on the bench ahead of his return from injury, while Sergio Busquets, Ansu Fati, Samuel Umtiti and Ronald Araujo are unavailable.

As for the hosts, Diego Simeone cannot call upon Luis Suarez and Lucas Torreira, who have tested positive for coronavirus, Hector Herrera, Manu Sanchez and Simo Vrsaljko.

Atletico XI: Jan Oblak; Kieran Trippier, Stefan Savic, Jose Maria Gimenez, Mario Hermoso; Marcos Llorente, Koke, Saul Niguez, Yannick Carrasco; Angel Correa, Joao Felix.

Barcelona XI: Marc-Andre ter Stegen; Sergi Roberto, Gerard Pique, Clement Lenglet, Jordi Alba; Miralem Pjanic, Frenkie de Jong; Ousmane Dembele, Pedri, Antoine Griezmann; Lionel Messi.

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