It’s matchday! Barcelona return to Champions League action tonight with a trip to Greece for a big European game against Olympiacos.
Barça could guarantee a place in the knockout stages if they win and Juventus get at least a point against Sporting in Portugal, so the Blaugrana will no doubt be looking for three points in this game. There are a few key players missing out, but there’s still plenty of talent available to get a win against the weakest team in the group.
That was the case two weeks ago, when Barça cruised to a 3-1 victory despite being down to 10 men for the entire second half. The Catalan giants aren’t playing the most amazing football, but the results have been fantastic and that is good enough by now.
Ernesto Valverde will make an emotional return to the Greek champions’ home after several successful seasons as manager, and he’ll certainly look to get a win to have a perfect memory about tonight.
This is a very important European game for Barça, and Lionel Messi will be playing. So yeah, you really shouldn’t miss it.
Date/Time: Tuesday, October 31, 2017, 9:45pm local time, 8:45pm (Barcelona & Nigeria), 7:45pm (UK), 3:45pm ET, 12:45pm PT (USA), 1:15am IST (India, Wednesday)
Venue: Stadio Georgios Karaiskakis, Piraeus, Greece
HOW TO WATCH, STREAM CHAMPIONS LEAGUE
Television: Fox Soccer Plus (USA), BT Sport Extra (UK), SuperSport 11 (Nigeria), SONY TEN 1 (India)
Online streaming: WatchESPN, Fox Soccer Match Pass (USA), BT Sport Live Streaming (UK), FuboTV (7-day free trial, click here to sign up)
Barcelona: Ter Stegen; Semedo, Mascherano, Umtiti, Alba; Roberto, Paulinho, Busquets, Denis; Messi, Suárez
Olympiacos: Proto; Elabdellaoui, Botia, Engels, Koutris; Romao; Figueiras, Tachtsidis, Odjidja, Carcela; Fourtounis