The Argentine forward has been struggling with a hamstring injury, and despite playing in the club's Champions League draw with Paris Saint-Germain on Wednesday, Tito Vilanova has decided to leave the record-breaker out of the squad.
Andres Iniesta and Jordi Alba will also be left at home for the game, whilst Sergio Busquets has a groin problem.
Barcelona squad to face Real Zaragoza: Valdés, Dani Alves, Piqué, Fàbregas, Xavi, Villa, Alexis, Thiago, Dos Santos, Bartra, Pedro, Montoya, Adriano, Abidal, Song, Tello, Oier, Sergi Roberto.
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- Sports & Recreation
- Sergio Busquets
- Tito Vilanova
- Jordi Alba
- Real Zaragoza