Lionel Messi Rested for La Liga 2020-21 Match Against Real Betis, Check Barcelona's Starting XI

Dhairya Ingle
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Lionel Messi has been excluded from the playing XI for the match against Real Betis in the La Liga 2020-21 from the game which is all set to happen at Camp Nou. The six-time Ballon d’Or winner has been benched for the first time in the season. Joining Lionel Messi on the bench are players like Firpo Junior, Neto, Mirlem Pjanic, Sergino Dest and a few others. The official account of Barcelona shared the details of the final playing XI on their social media account. Ousmane Dembele makes a comeback in the game. Marc-Andre Ter Stegen remains in the squad after missing out in live-action for three long months. Barcelona vs Real Betis, La Liga 2020-21, Free Live Streaming Online & Match Time in IST: How to Get Live Telecast on TV & Football Score Updates in India?

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Gerard Pique, Sergio, Antoine Griezmann, Clement Lenglet, Pedre, Jordi Alba are amongst the ones who have been named amongst the playing XI. Players like Samuel Umtiti are already away from the team owing to the injury concerns. Now, let's have a look at the starting XI and then players that have been benched.

Benched players:

The Catalan Giants have had a slip up in the La Liga match as their game ended with 1-1 draw. Whereas, they won their last Champions League 2020-21 against Dynamo Kyiv. The match is currently underway and the fans can check out the live streaming details in the link provided above.