Barcelona vs. Celta Vigo: Preview and TV schedule

Gonzalo Arroyo Moreno

Barcelona don't have time to enjoy their Clásico win thanks to a busy schedule of matches that continues on Wednesday against Celta Vigo.

After 11 games in two matches, including a massive victory over Real Madrid, Barcelona are back in the title race and are suddenly a really scary team again. They'll look to stay hot and keep the pressure on Atlético Madrid and Real Madrid with a win over Celta Vigo on Wedneday.

Gerardo Martino knows he needs to keep winning but this is the second match of four for his team in a ten day stretch. Striking a balance between getting results and keeping his players fresh will be yet another test for the first-year manager. Lionel Messi will play, he always does, but Pedro and Alexis Sánchez are likely to return to the lineup.

We know for sure that Xavi will get a rest after he was replaced on the match day roster by Cristian Tello.

Jose Enrique returns to the Camp Nou with a Celta Vigo side that has won just once in their last five matches. Celta will get a defensive boost as they welcome back two defenders, Gustavo Cabral and Jon Aurtenetxe, from suspension.

Barcelona injuries and suspensions

Out: Xavi (rest), Jonathan dos Santos (knee), Isaac Cuenca (hamstring). In Doubt: Carles Puyol (knee).

Celta Vigo injuries and suspensions

Out: None.

Neither club has any new injury issues.

Projected lineups

Barcelona: Victor Valdés, Adriano, Marc Bartra, Javier Mascherano, Dani Alves, Sergio Busquets, Cesc Fàbregas, Andrés Iniesta, Pedro, Lionel Messi, Alexis Sánchez.

Celta Vigo: Yoel, Jon Aurtenetxe, Inigo López, Gusatavo Cabral, Jonathan Castro, Andreu Fontàs, Michael Krohn-Dehli, Augusto Fernández, Nolito, Charles, Fabián Orellana.

Match Date/Time: 8 p.m. local, 3 p.m. ET

Venue: Camp Nou, Barcelona, Spain

TV: beIN Sports USA, beIN Sports en Español (U.S.), Sky Sports 4 (U.K.), beIN Sports Canada (Canada)

Online: beIN Sport Play (U.S.)

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