Barcelona v Real Betis LIVE: La Liga champions look to bounce back

Barcelona v Real Betis LIVE: La Liga champions look to bounce back from opening-day defeat without talisman Lionel Messi and Luis Suarez

  • Barcelona lost their opening La Liga match to Athletic Bilbao 1-0 last week
  • Real Betis were also defeated in their first match at home to Real Valladolid
  • The Catalan giants won the league last season and are without Lionel Messi
  • Follow all the action from Spain right here with Sportsmail’s JACK KINNERSLEY

Barcelona are seeking to bounce back from their opening defeat to Athletic Bilbao last week.

They take on Real Betis who also lost their first match of the new La Liga season to Real Valladolid. 

Follow all the action from Spain right here with Sportsmail’s JACK KINNERSLEY.

Host commentator

Supporters are making their way into the Stadium ahead of the 8pm kick-off.

Can Barcelona win their first match of the season without Lionel Messi and Luis Suarez?

Barcelona XI: Ter Stegen; Semedo, Piqué, Lenglet, Jordi Alba; Sergi Roberto, Busquets, De Jong; Carles Pérez, Rafinha Griezmann.

Subs: Iñaki Peña, Rakitic, Arthur, Vidal, Umtiti, Junior and Ansu Fati.

Real Betis XI: Martin; Pedraza, Sidnei, Bartra, Emerson; Guardado, Carvalho; Tello, Canales, Fekir; Loren.

Subs: Dani Rebollo, Mandi, Javi Garcia, Kaptoum, Joaquin, Lainez, Juanmi.

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