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Messi will not play against Ferencvárosi

Tue 01 December 2020 | 14:05

Like the previous game against Dynamo Kiev, Leo Messi will be absent in the match against Ferencvárosi too.

Barcelona

boss

Ronald Koema

n has once again chose to give

Lionel Messi

a break. Hence, the Barca superstar will not go to Hungary with the team and will be the biggest absentee of the match agaist

Ferencvárosi

.

Barca is already promoted to next round of the

Champions League

, but the team is competing for the lead with

Juventus

, and winning tomorrow's game is of special importance. Barca defeated

Dynamo Kiev

4-0 without Messi;

"Considering this season’s schedule, there are only two moments where Messi can rest, in Kyiv, and tomorrow. From tomorrow, there will be no more opportunities. Qualifying already also influences the decision."

Koeman said

Philippe Coutinho

and

Marc-André ter Stegen

will also sit out in tomorrow’s match. Coutinho has just recovered from injury and ter Stegen will rest so that

Neto

can play instead.

Other Barca absentees are

Gerard Pique, Sergi Roberto, Ansu Fati

and

Samuel Umtiti

. All 4 players have lost this game due to injuries.


source: SportMob