Barcelona Vs. Bayer Leverkusen, 2012 UEFA Champions League: Lineups

Barcelona have a two-goal lead and three away goals ahead of their UEFA Champions League second leg encounter with Bayer Leverkusen, but they're taking this match very seriously. Xavi, Andres Iniesta and Lionel Messi all start. Carles Puyol has been injured recently and isn't risked. Eric Abidal is also out injured. Bayer Leverkusen are going with an aggressive lineup, though it's not clear if it's a 4-3-3 or 4-4-2. Simon Rolfes could play central midfield or right midfield, while two center forwards have been selected. If this does become a 4-3-3, Eren Derdiyok will play wide.

Barcelona Lineup (4-3-3): Valdes; Adriano, Mascherano, Pique, Alves; Busquets, Xavi, Iniesta; Pedro, Fabregas, Messi

Bayer Leverkusen (4-4-2): Leno; Kadlec, Toprak, Schwaab, Castro; Augusto, Bender, Reinartz, Rolfes; Derdiyok, Kiessling

Kickoff is at 2:45 p.m. ET, 8:45 p.m. local time from the Camp Nou in Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain. You can catch the game on FOX Soccer Channel in the USA and ITV1 in the UK.

For more on the Blaugranas, head over to Barca Blaugranes and The Offside Barcelona.

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