The La Liga side have received a blow before their battle against Bayern Munich.
is determined to leadBarcelona
back into action on Wednesday. Following a disappointing defeat byReal Betis
earlier, the Catalans are now focusing on matters on the continent, with the Champions League clash againstBayern Munich
The Blaugrana get ready to face the Bundesliga champions fully aware that they cannot afford to slip up, as the club is aiming to reserve a place in the knockout rounds of European football’s elite competition.
Barca are sitting second in Group E as the game comes up.
However, Benfica are only two points behind them, which means a defeat on Wednesday, coupled with a victory for Benfica against Dynamo Kiev, would force the La Liga giants to the Europa League.
Xavi is hopeful to have a lot of his key players available for the clash in Germany.
According to journalist Javi Miguel,
will not make an appearance for Barca in their showdown with Bayern as he is struggling with a thigh injury. The club does not want to rush his return.
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