FC Barcelona chief coach Ernesto Valverde has to overcome a defensive problem if he is to end a good week for the Catalan football giants on a positive note as they host Getafe in the La Liga on Sunday.
However, those results came at a price with Samuel Umtiti picking up a booking at the weekend which means he is suspended for Sunday's visit of Getafe, while Gerard Pique was injured following a bad challenge from Espanyol's Gerard Moreno.
Pique pushed himself to play in Valencia, but had to leave the pitch seven minutes from time and is unlikely to be fit for Sunday, while Tojmas Vermaelen has still not recovered from a muscle injury.
That means Valverde has the recently-arrived Yerry Mina, who replaced Pique on Thursday to make his Barcelona debut, as his only fit central defender and will have to improvise with perhaps Lucas Digne filling in alongside Mina.
Meanwhile attacking midfielder Phillipe Coutinho is in line to start after a decisive second half display as substitute in Valencia with the disappointing Andre Gomez likely to make way for the Brazilian, who arrived from Liverpool in January.
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