TOPSHOT - Barcelona's Argentinian forward Lionel Messi takes a free kick during the Spanish league football match FC Barcelona vs Athletic Club Bilbao at the Camp Nou stadium in Barcelona on January 17, 2016. AFP PHOTO/ JOSEP LAGO / AFP / JOSEP LAGO
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Defending champion Barcelona looks set to be without three key players – including Lionel Messi – when it travels northwest for its Copa del Rey quarterfinal match at Athletic Bilbao.With Luis Suarez suspended, Jordi Alba sidelined with a right leg injury and Messi recovering from what Barcelona said was "discomfort" in his right leg, coach Luis Enrique will need to shuffle his normal starting lineup for what will be a rematch of last year's final.However, Messi and Suarez are the mainstay of Luis Enrique's attack, scoring 48 goals for Barcelona this season, with the remainder of his forwards -- Neymar, Munir El Haddadi and Sandro Ramirez -- contributing just 26 .
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