Both Barcelona and Real Madrid have some notable omissions from their lineups for the first leg of the Spanish Super Cup. First choice left back Jordi Alba is sitting out for Barcelona, as is central defender Carles Puyol. Adriano and Javier Mascherano play in their places. Real Madrid have dropped Gonzalo Higuain and Angel Di Maria, and they're replaced by Karim Benzema and Jose Maria Callejon. Pepe is out injured and Raul Albiol takes his place in the center of defense for Los Blancos.
Kickoff is at 4:30 p.m. ET from Camp Nou. You can catch the game on either ESPN Deportes or ESPN3, and we'll have live coverage right here.
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