Six times Balon D’or winner, Lionel Messi has been handed a two-game ban for his red card in Sunday’s Supercopa final.
Messi will therefore miss Thursday’s game against Cornellà, as well as the game against Elche on Sunday.
It also means that the Argentine will be back for the game against Athletic Club on January 31st.
The 32 Year Old Argentine recently discovered his form after scoring back to back brace in recent games and also scoring his first freekick of the year 2021.
Barcelona would be looking to continue their fine form in the league on the back of a 3 straight games winning streak.
They currently seat, the third position on the La Liga Santander League Table.