Ghana forward Kevin Prince Boateng played his first full diversion for Barcelona in their goalless attract with Huesca the La Liga on Saturday.
Boateng began in a debilitated Barcelona side as mentor Ernesto Velverde rested key players Lionel Messi, Luis Suarez, and Sergio Bosquets.
The on-advance Sassuolo forward was showing up for the club as the catalans broadened their lead at the top to 12 points with Atletico Madrid yet to play.
Four players were given their La Liga debuts for the runaway chiefs in an uneventful diversion.
Protectors Jean-Clair Todibo, Jeison Murillo and Moussa Wague and midfielder Riqui Puig all showed up for the La Liga champions.
Winger Malcolm verged on snatching the opener after his shot hit the post from a tight plot for Barca.
French forward Ousmane Dembele made his rebound following a month out with hamstring damage, with Kevin-Prince Boateng showing up.
Barcelona has Manchester United in the second leg of the Champions League quarter-last on Tuesday at the Camp Nou.