Mallorca vs Barcelona LIVE!
Messi starts for Barcelona; Suarez on the bench.. Ronald Araujo is in alongside Gerard Pique, with Samuel Umtiti not fully fit and Clement Lenglet suspended.
BARCELONA TEAM NEWS
Team to face Mallorca: Ter Stegen, Roberto, Pique, Araujo, Alba, Busquets, De Jong, Vidal, Messi, Griezmann, Braithwaite.
Subs: Neto, Pena, Semedo, Umtiti, Firpo, Rakitic, Arthur, Puig, Collado, Jimenez, Suarez, Fati.
MALLORCA TEAM NEWS
Team to face Barcelona: Reina, Sastre, Pozo, Raillo, Valjent, Pedraza, Sevilla, Rodriguez, Kubo, Budimir, Cucho
Subs: Parera, Campos, Gamez, Sedlar, Sene, Baba, Febas, Abdon, Junior, Salibur, Trajkovski, Chavarria
KICK OFF! Barcelona get us underway…
What a start!
GOAL! MALLORCA 0-1 BARCELONA (Vidal, 2)
Vidal gets into the box to head past Reina to give the visitors the lead.
Messi clips the ball over the top but Kubo tracks back well to make a crucial interception.
Roberto’s cross finds Braithwaite but he fires it wide of the left-hand post.
Griezmann cuts the ball back for Messi, who continued his run into the box but his shot is deflected behind for a corner.
Mallorca win a corner but Barcelona easily defend the set piece.
Kubo cuts in off the right flank before attempting to curl the ball into the far corner but Ter Stegen dives to his right to palm the ball away to safety.
Kubo to get a shot away from distance and hits the target but cannot beat Ter Stegen, who makes a comfortable save.
Vidal brings down Rodriguez on the edge of the penalty area.
Water BREAK! the first cooling break.
We are back underway after a brief water break..
GOAL! MALLORCA 0-2 BARCELONA (Braithwaite, 37)
The VAR check is complete and the officials dont dismiss the goal.
FOUR minutes of added time at the end of the first half…
HALF TIME! The referee’s whistle sounds for half time!
Barcelona are off to a good start..
Vidal scored after just 65 seconds and Braithwaite’s powerful finish.
SUB! Vidal, who scored the opening goal, is replaced by Rakitic for Barcelona. Sastre is replaced by Gamez, while Lago comes on for Hernandez.
Luiz Suarez is getting ready to come on for the visitors…
SUBS! More changes for both sides. For Barca, Suarez replaces Griezmann.
For the hosts, Baba replaces Pedraza.
Messi threads another beautiful ball and Saurez gets on the end of it but he cannot beat Reina.
SUBS! A double change for Barca as Semedo and Arthur replace Roberto and Busquets.
Ter Stegen’s punch goes to Pozo, who curls the ball agonisingly wide of the far post.
GOAL! MALLORCA 0-3 BARCELONA (Alba, 79)
SUBS! Again, changes for both sides.
For Barca, Firpo replaces De Jong. Sevilla and Budimir are replaced by Salibur and Abdon.
There will be FIVE minutes of stoppage time..
GOAL! MALLORCA 0-4 BARCELONA (Messi, 90+3)
90 +5 min
MALLORCA 0-4 BARCELONA
FULL TIME! Barcelona hit four as they extend their advantage over Real Madrid to five points at the top of La Liga.