Lionel Messi played a crucial role as Barca rescued a dramatic 4-4 draw at Villarreal, and his importance is not lost on Ernesto Valverde.
Lionel Messi and Luis Suarez were decisive right at the end, as Barcelona drew 4-4 at Villarreal when defeat looked certain.
Ernesto Valverde opted to rest Lionel Messi, Ivan Rakitic, Nelson Semedo and Gerard Pique for Barcelona's meeting with Villarreal.
Barcelona are unlikely to rest Lionel Messi against Villarreal, despite meetings with Atletico Madrid and Manchester United to come.
After a torrid final two seasons with Arsenal, Santi Cazorla says he is close to rediscovering his best form at LaLiga side Villarreal.
The list of the world's most expensive defenders has a new name near the top after Bayern Munich splashed out on Lucas Hernandez.
Friday's Europa League draw saw the two Premier League sides kept apart in the last eight. Take a look at the full list of fixtures.
Chelsea and Arsenal were kept apart in the Europa League quarter-final draw, with the Gunners facing Napoli in the last-eight.
The prospect of attempting to chase down Barcelona in LaLiga's title race does not daunt Atletico Madrid boss Diego Simeone.
Alvaro Morata believes Atletico Madrid will keep fighting Barcelona for the title, having finally scored his first goal for the club.