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Lionel Messi left out of the squad to face Dynamo Kiev in this week champions league

After a very tough game against Athletico Madrid on Saturday, Fc Barcelona is about to experience another test of performance as they face Dynamo Kiev on Tuesday in the second leg of champions league group stage games.

Barcelona will be playing against Dynamo on Tuesday without their key man, Lionel Messi. And also frenkie Dejong.

During the coach press conference on Monday, Koeman stated that "it's time to give these two players rest. And claimed they need the rest so they can perform better In their su sequent games, both in laliga and champions league".

The exclusion of Messi and Dejong from the squad also witnessed the inclusion of some few players like:Riqui puig and Matheus.

The fear is if Barcelona would be able to perform better on Tuesday without their key man. But after having won three of their first leg, it seems there's absolutely nothing to lose again at the group stage.

But a lot of fans believe, Coutinho would be able to fill in the shoes of lionel Messi.

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