Barcelona against Valencia. Valverde against Marcelino. A real match, at least on paper, will be played in the Camp Nou from 18:30. Both, however, think about the shortest possible future: in the Copa del Rey. It is normal, therefore, that they have aligned not so usual players to oxygenate the going of some demanding semifinals in which they will wait Real Madrid and Betis, respectively.
In the premises, the presence of Vermaelen in the center of the back, from Semedo on the left side and of Aleñá in the center of the field. Neither Busquets, nor Lenglet nor Jordi Alba. Above, however, there is no place for surprise: Messi, Suárez and Coutinho is the trident chosen to bombard the rival goal.
The "chés" also think about the copero showdown, and face it with sensitive changes in the starting lineup. Gameiro will be the one in charge (next to the incombustible Rodrigo) of looking for the goal. Santi Mina must wait for his chance on the bench. Further, Lato will occupy the left side, since Gayá is low at the last minute due to muscular discomfort. Of the newcomers, Roncaglia will wait for his chance on the bench, while Sobrino has not been called.