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Barcelona rest Messi for weekend La Liga trip

Luis Suarez and Lionel Messi were both involved in the build-up to Luke Shaw's own goal at Old Trafford



Lionel Messi has been rested by Barcelona for Saturday's La Liga trip to bottom club Huesca, while Luis Suarez is suspended.

The Catalans host Manchester United on Tuesday in the Champions League quarter-final second leg, having won 1-0 at Old Trafford last Wednesday.

Sergio Busquets is also rested, Gerard Pique is banned and Ivan Rakitic and Sergi Roberto are ill and injury.

Ernesto Valverde's Barca are 11 points clear at the top of La Liga.

-- Courtesy of BBC Sport


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