Lionel Messi starts for Barcelona for the first time since being named as the club’s new captain in their Spanish Super Cup clash with Sevilla.
Filed: Sunday, August 12, 2018 at 19:56 UK
Last Updated: Sunday, August 12, 2018 at 20:07 UK
Barca boss Ernesto Valverde also includes Clement Lenglet for his competitive debut against his former club, with the Frenchman lining up alongside Gerard Pique, who announced his retirement from international football this week.
Sevilla: Vaclik; Gomez, Kjaer, Mercado, Escudero, Sarabia; Vazquez, Mesa, Banega, Navas; Muriel
Barcelona: Ter Stegen; Semedo, Pigue, Lenglet, Alba; Arthur, Busquets, Rafinha; Messi, Suarez, Dembele
Subs: Cillessen, Rakitic, Coutinho, Munir, Vidal, Umtiti, Miranda
More to follow.
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