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Eintracht Frankfurt vs Barcelona, Europa League: Live blog, updates, goals, highlights

Join us for another Barcelona La Liga adventure!

Eintracht Frankfurt v Olympiakos Piräus: Group D - UEFA Europa League Photo by Frederic Scheidemann/Getty Images

WELCOME TO DEUTSCHE BANK PARK!!! The beautiful home of Eintracht Frankfurt in Germany is the site of the first leg of the Europa League quarterfinal tie between the hosts and Barcelona, who come into this one looking to pick up a strong result ahead of next week’s second leg at Camp Nou. But it won’t be easy against a good Frankfurt side, and Barça will need to be at their best. This should be fun, and you’re welcome to join us to follow and comment all the action. Vamos!

(Note: the comments will be open only when the team news come out, because our commenter people love commenting and sometimes there are too many comments in the comments section)


LIVE BLOG


LINEUPS

BARCELONA

Starting XI: Ter Stegen; Araujo, Piqué, Eric, Alba; Gavi, Busquets, Pedri; Adama, Aubameyang, Ferran (4-3-3)

Substitutes: Neto (GK), Tenas (GK), Lenglet, Mingueza, Balde, F. De Jong, Nico, Puig, Dembélé, Braithwaite

FRANKFURT

Starting XI: Trapp; Tuta, Hinteregger, Ndicka; Knauff, Jakic, Sow, Kostic; Lindstrom, Borré, Kamada (3-4-3)

Substitutes: Grahl (GK), Hrustic, Lammers, Rode, Touré, Hasebe, Ache, Chandler, Hauge, Da Costa, Barkok, Paciência


MATCH INFO

Competition/Round: 2021-22 UEFA Europa League, Quarterfinals, Leg 1

Date/Time: Thursday, April 7, 2022, 9pm CET (Barcelona), 8pm BST/WAT (UK & Nigeria), 3pm ET, 12pm PT (USA), 12.30am IST (India, Friday)

Venue: Deutsche Bank Park, Frankfurt, Germany

Referee: Srdjan Jovanović (SRB)

VAR: Pol van Boekel (NED)

HOW TO WATCH, STREAM UEFA EUROPA LEAGUE

How to watch on TV: TUDN (USA), Not Available (UK), SuperSport (Nigeria), SONY Liv (India), Movistar Liga de Campeones (Spain), others

How to watch online: Paramount+ (USA), BT Sport Live (UK), Movistar+ (Spain), others


Matchday Thread Rules

We don’t have a lot of rules here, but there are a few things to keep in mind when joining our matchday threads:

Even if the referee sucks or we lose the game, watch the swearing. It’s just unnecessary. Also, don’t discuss illegal streaming links. Those who do it will be warned, and those who post links will be instantly banned. Finally, be nice to each other. This is a Barcelona community and we don’t need to offend one another.

Have fun with the game! Forever and ever, no matter the competition, VISCA EL BARÇA!