Barcelona have began life with out Lionel Messi with a 4-2 win over Real Sociedad to start the La Liga season.
After a turbulent few weeks, Barcelona will probably be simply determined to give attention to issues on the pitch and tonight’s battle will probably be removed from easy. Imanol Alguacil’s outfit picked up 17 wins final season, and they’ll hope to construct on that after retaining their finest expertise all through the summer time.
Whereas the mud could have settled on Messi’s exit from Barcelona, it should nonetheless be bizarre to see the Spanish giants play with out him. Koeman’s aspect have relied on him closely lately, and the Dutchman will want the remainder of his squad to step up and ship the products.