Barcelona face Atletico Madrid at the Nou Camp on Tuesday night as they continue to chase Real Madrid at the top of La Liga.
Lionel Messi is still searching for his 700th career goal and Quique Setien’s men will move one point ahead of Los Blancos if they record victory over Atletico.
Diego Simeone’s side have already defeated Barca at Nou Camp this year in the Spanish Super Cup final and have won four and drawn one of their five matches since the season resumed.
Sportsmail will provide live La Liga coverage of Barcelona vs Atletico including score, lineups and build-up.
Messi goes close once agai, this time from a free-kick. The Argentine curls it inches over the bar. Jan Oblak had that one covered.
Saul Niguez is shown a yellow card after his third foul of the first half.
It’s time for a cooling break as both sets of players take a breather in a frantic first half.
So close to 700 for Lionel Messi. He dribbles down the right and cuts in on his left foot curling centimetres away from the top corner with Oblak beaten all ends up.
The penalty has to be retaken and Saul Niguez takes responsibility this time and fires beyond the Barca stopper.
Diego Costa misses the opportunity to immediately make amends. Andre ter Stegen dives low to his left to make an amazing save.
The referee pointed to the spot after Carrasco was floored
Diego Costa diverts the ball into his own net this time.
Lionel Messi swings in the resulting corner and the unsighted Costa deflects the ball into the net.
Lionel Messi is still searching for his 700th career goal and he fires in a low free-kick from the right. Diego Costa move quickly at the near post to put behind for a corner.
Carrasco curls an excellent free-kick into the box from the left and Diego Costa is centimetres away from stabbing home from six yards. Close shave for Barca.
Barca break quickly down the right and Antoine Griezmann rolls into the path of Luis Suarez who shoots first time. Jan Oblak fields it comfortably.
Atletico Madrid get us underway here.
The players from both teams have finished warming up ahead of this top-of-the-table encounter.
Here are the other scores and results in the Spanish top flight:
Mallorca 5-1 Celta Vigo (FT)
Leganes 0-2 Sevilla (42 mins)
The bottom tier of seats at the Nou Cam have been covered in shirts bought by fans.
Just over 20 minutes until kick-off here.
Here is how Diego Simeone’s team will set up.
Atletico Madrid XI: Oblak; Arias, Giménez, Felipe, Lodi; Llorente, Thomas, Saúl, Carrasco; Correa, Costa
Subs: Adan, Hermoso, Trippier, Alvaro, Manu, Ricard, Lemar, Vitolo, Herrera, Saponjic, Morata, Joao Felix
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Here’s how the hosts will line up this evening.
Barcelona XI: ter Stegen; Semedo, Pique, Lenglet, Alba; Busquets, Arturo Vidal, Rakitic, Riqui Puig; Messi, Luis Suarez
Subs: Neto, Pena, Roberto, Umtiti, Junior Firpo, Araujo, Arthur, Collado, Monchu, Griezmann, Braithwaite, Ansu Fati
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Good evening and welcome to Sportsmail’s coverage of the La Liga clash between Barcelona and Atletico Madrid at the Nou Camp.
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