Barcelona need a result away at Getafe later this afternoon, especially given the form of their rivals Real Madrid, with the game live streaming from Coliseum Alfonso Pérez.
Getafe sit in the middle of the La Liga table, following their recent 1-1 draw away to Levante last time out.
Abdoul Karim Yoda gave Getafe the lead, however they couldn’t hold on and Rafael Martins equalised for the hosts.
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Barcelona recovered from a goal down to beat their local rivals Espanyol 5-1 to remain just two points off top spot.
Lionel Messi scored another hat-trick in the romp, although Luis Suarez once again failed to break his La Liga duck.
The trio of Messi, Neymar and Suarez scored the goals that should ensure Barcelona get a more favourable draw in the last 16.
Getafe earned a 2-2 draw at the Nou Camp last season, with the point seriously derailing the hosts title bid.
Prior to the draw, Barcelona had won four on the spin against Getafe, scoring 19 in the quartet of games.
Getafe have struggled for goals this season, however will continue with Angel Lafita up front on his own.
The Brazilian defender Naldo will start, with Emiliano Velaquez, on loan from Atletico Madrid, partnering him.
Barcelona won’t name many shocks with their side, with Suarez set to feature once again despite his league drought.
Andres Iniesta or Xavi may be rested, with Ivan Rakitic starting in midfield along with the in-form Sergio Busquests.
Claudio Bravo will get the nod ahead of Marc Ter-Stegen in goal, whilst Gerard Pique will continue in defence.
Getafe: Guaita, Valera, Naldo, Velaquez, Escudero, Rodriguez, Lacen, Yoda, Michel, Hinestroza, Lafita
Barcelona: Bravo, Alves, Pique, Mascherano, Alba, Xavi, Busquets, Rakitic, Neymar, Suarez, Messi