Valencia Vs. Barcleona, 2012 Copa Del Rey: Lineups

Barcelona have fielded their usual cup setup for the first leg of their Copa Del Rey semifinal against Valencia, while Los Che are going with their first team. All of Victor Valdes, Daniel Alves, Xavi and Andres Iniesta sit while cup regulars like Javier Mascherano, Jose Manuel Pinto, Isaac Cuenca and Thiago Alcantara enter. Valencia have given Barcelona's first team problems, so this should be a very close encounter at the Mestalla. Here are the lineups.

Valencia Starting Lineup (4-2-3-1): Alves; Miguel, Rami, V. Ruiz, Mathieu; Albelda, Banega; Piatti, Jonas, J.Alba; Soldado

Barcelona Starting Lineup (4-3-3): Pinto; Puyol, Piqué, Mascherano, Abidal; Busquets, Thiago, Fabregas; Sanchez, Messi; Cuenca

Kickoff is at 3:00 p.m. ET, 9:00 p.m. local time from the Mestalla in Valencia. You can catch the game on ESPN Deportes and ESPN3 in the USA, GolTV in Canada and Sky Sports 3 in the UK.

For more on the Blaugranas, check out FC Barcelona blog Barca Blaugranes.

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