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Osasuna vs Barcelona LIVE: Xavi names Umtiti and Luuk de Jong in Barcelona XI

Hello everyone and welcome along to this Osasuna vs Barcelona live blog, where we'll have all the latest updates from El Sadar as Xavi Hernandez's side look to get back on track. After being knocked out the Champions League in midweek, Barcelona's focus now returns to LaLiga Santander and they face this tough test against Osasuna.

Osasuna vs Barcelona LIVE - Latest updates

This is the start of our LaLiga Santander live blog for Osasuna vs Barcelona, so follow along with us as we discuss the latest updates and provide minute-by-minute commentary, with the entries nearest the top the most recent ones.

14:20 GMT: Osasuna's XI

Jagoba Arrasate has once again gone with a five-man defence.

Osasuna's starting line-up (5-4-1): Sergio Herrera; Nacho Vidal, Unai García, David García, Juan Cruz, Manu Sanchez; Kike Barja, Lucas Torro, Jon Moncayola, Ruben Garcia; Kike Garcia.

14:00 GMT: Barcelona's XI

Xavi Hernandez has caused some surprise by naming Samuel Umtiti and Luuk de Jong in Barcelona's XI against Osasuna.

Barcelona's starting line-up (3-4-3): Marc-Andre ter Stegen; Ronald Araujo, Gerard Pique, Samuel Umtiti; Nico Gonzalez, Sergio Busquets, Frenkie de Jong, Gavi; Ousmane Dembele, Luuk de Jong, Abde Ezzalzouli.

13:30 GMT: Aridane tests positive for COVID-19

Osasuna will be without Aridane Hernandez for today's match as he has tested positive for COVID-19, so Jaume Grau has been called up to replace him in the squad.

13:00 GMT: Barcelona relaxed in Pamplona

Barcelona find themselves sitting in eighth position heading into today's match against 11th-placed Osasuna, and Xavi has looked to instil some calm amongst his players by getting the squad to go on a walk around Pamplona this morning.

12:30 GMT: Barcelona want a repeat of last year

Osasuna have historically been a tough opponent for Barcelona, although the Catalan side won 4-0 at home and 2-0 at El Sadar last year. They'll hope for more of the same this Sunday afternoon, with the Blaugrana in desperate need of points.

12:00 GMT: When and where can you watch Osasuna vs Barcelona?

This Osasuna vs Barcelona match kicks off at 16:15 CET, the local time in Spain. In the UK, that's 15:15 GMT and fans there can tune in to LaLigaTV. In the USA, the start time on the east coast is 10:15 EST and it'll be broadcast in the United States on ESPN+-

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