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Lionel Messi has been left out of Barcelona's starting lineup for Wednesday's Copa del Rey semifinal match against Real Madrid. "If you get a good result, Barca can also win at the Bernabeu".
If Messi manages to recover even partially, I think the decision will be up to him more than the manager, given his status at the club.
Real Madrid'sSantiago Solari, meanwhile, said: 'This is going to be a great game between two great rivals.
Every player loves these big clashes, and Messi is in great form, so even if the manager tries to persuade him to rest, I think it would be hard to convince him of not playing. Barca have indicated they will not risk their captain with a gruelling month ahead.
Real Madrid, meanwhile, find themselves in third, eight points behind the Catalans, with Solari's men now on a run of four wins in a row in the league. The semi-final second leg will is scheduled for February 27, while a La Liga fixture follows soon after on March 2.
They arrive for the first-leg match at Camp Nou enjoying their best period of the season and with almost all of its players available.
Eighteen-year-old forward Vinicius Junior was the standout for Madrid in the first half, and made his impressive display count in the sixth minute when his perfectly weighted cross to the far post found Karim Benzema who squared for Lucas Vazquez to poke home inside the six-yard box.
"It's harder when you have all the players available, because it means you have to leave someone out", Solari said. "It's one of the hardest parts of the job for a coach".
Barcelona president Josep Maria Bartomeu has revealed he would contact Real Madrid chief Florentino Perez before swooping to sign misfit Isco.
"They were in a completely different place then, which needs to be taken into consideration", he said of Madrid, who have won seven of their last eight matches in all competitions. The French striker has 18 goals, six more than he had in all of last season. "We are expecting them at their best".
On Saturday morning, the famous groundhog awoke at sunrise to celebrate Groundhog Day and did not see his shadow . Why is Groundhog Day a thing? The candles represented how long and cold the winter would be.
The company's voice assistant called Cortana has been lagging behind Google's Assistant and Apple's Siri for the past few years. If you own a Windows Mobile and are in doubt whether your phone has Windows 10 installed, there's a quick way to check it.
Trump has posted other tweets in recent weeks suggesting that Cohen's father-in-law and wife may have links to criminal activity. In a Fox News interview last month, Mr Trump said Cohen's father-in-law "is a very rich guy, I hear".
The outcome? The deflated balls traveled farther for all three participants in the study, but accuracy wasn't affected. When asked what he would say to Super Bowl-winning Brady Ace added: 'Gimme some of your money, you don't deserve it'.
Spike Lee was named as one of the five best directors nominated for Best Director at this year's Academy Awards on Tueday. Despite all the prognostications and precursors, the Oscars always throw a few curveballs with its nominations.
But perhaps smartest of all, this was not an event for Marshmello fans in the way that previous virtual concerts have been. Marshmello uploaded the whole concert to his YouTube channel which you can watch below.
She's giving birth in a matter of months but that hasn't stopped the Duchess of Sussex from carrying out her royal duties. Meghan wrote down messages such as "You are special", and "You are courageous ", on the outside of the bananas.
Millions have been left in poverty, while 2.3 million more have fled the country, unleashing a migration crisis in South America. President Donald Trump in the United States, in Venezuela, or wherever Washington wants to hold discussions.
Once your squads are set, 60 people drop down to a large map to look for gear and begin battling it out with other squads. McCoy went on to talk about why they went with a surprise and sudden launch instead of hyping up the game beforehand.
He says he was beaten in custody in Bahrain before obtaining asylum in Australia, where he continued to play semi-professionally. She said she requested his release on bail but it was denied because the court deemed him a flight risk.
State TV had said earlier that initial reports pointed to a terrorist attack, and that a number of people were injured. Syria's air defense has shot down several targets, the agency added, without providing further details.
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Lane County on alert for measles, influenza
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Bug lets iPhone users eavesdrop on people
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A Common Gum Infection Bacteria May Also be Causing Alzheimer's
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Snow, rain, and risky record cold in the week ahead
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The First 9 Minutes of Resident Evil 2
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Democrat Kamala Harris announces presidential run
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Democrats reject offer on amnesty by Trump in bid for wall
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