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Messi, Neymar and Bale start Copa del Rey final

ESPN staff
April 16, 2014
Barcelona beat Real Madrid 4-3 in the most recent Clasico at the Bernabeu last month © Getty Images

Lionel Messi and Neymar start the Copa del Rey final for Barcelona with Gareth Bale in for Real Madrid.

Marc Bartra and Carles Puyol have both been passed fit, with the former in the Barcelona starting line-up and the latter on the bench.

Cristiano Ronaldo had already been ruled out with knee and thigh problems, with Iker Casillas captaining the side.

Barcelona: Pinto, Alves, Mascherano, Bartra, Alba, Sergio Busquets, Xavi, Iniesta, Neymar, Fabregas, Messi

Substitutes: Oier, Puyol, Adriano, Song, Sergi Roberto, Pedro, Alexis

Real Madrid: Casillas, Carvajal, Pepe, Ramos, Coentrão, Alonso, Isco, Modrić, Bale, Di María, Benzema

Substitutes: Diego López, Varane, Casemiro, Nacho, Morata, Illarra, Willian Jose

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