La Liga – Osasuna v FC Barcelona Preview

By IndepthAfrica
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Aug 26th, 2012
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BARCELONA, SPAIN – APRIL 10: Carles Puyol of FC Barcelona celebrates after Pedro Rodriguez of FC Barcelona scored his team’s fourth goal during the La Liga match between FC Barcelona and Getafe CF at Camp Nou on April 10, 2012 in Barcelona, Spain. FC Barcelona won 4-0. (Photo by David Ramos/Getty Images)

Osasuna play host to Barcelona this evening in Primera Liga.

Osasuna have doubts over Emiliano Armenteros (groin) for tonight’s Liga game, with the midfielder set to be assessed ahead of kick-off.

The hosts are definitely without defender Nano (thigh), but new signing Anthony Annan could be involved after joining the club on loan from Bundesliga side Schalke in midweek.

Barcelona coach Tito Vilanova is expected to make changes to the side that recorded a 3-2 win over Real Madrid in Thursday’s Spanish Supercopa first leg.

New signing Alex Song is lacking match fitness but could make his debut off the bench, while forward David Villa may make his first start for the Catalans since breaking his leg last December.

Defender Eric Abidal and midfielder Thiago Alcantra are both back in training.

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