Published By: Ritayan Basu
Last Updated: September 19, 2023, 15:43 IST
Barcelona will start a fresh quest for European glory with a home game against Royal Antwerp. Barcelona look hungry for a Champion League triumph. The Catalans last won the competition back in 2015 on the back of incredible performances from the iconic trio of Lionel Messi, Neymar and Luis Suarez. This season Barcelona look revamped. They will hope to change things as they eye to secure their sixth Champions League title. Barcelona and Royal Antwerp will face each other for the opening group league fixture on September 20 at Lluis Companys Olympic Stadium in Spain.
Royal Antwerp will be competing in their first-ever Champions League this season. The Belgian side would be eager to record a win over Barcelona as the victory will definitely boost their confidence for the rest of the tournament.
During last season’s Champions League, Barcelona were humiliated by Bayern Munich and Inter Milan in Group C. The Catalans failed to secure a top-two spot, missing out on the knockout stage of the competition. Barcelona were phenomenal in their last La Liga game against Real Betis with five different players on the scoresheet. New summer signings including Joao Felix and Joao Cancelo also scored a goal each on their debut. Barca won their game 5-0 to remain undefeated in the league.
Royal Antwerp, on the other hand, won the Belgian First Division title last season to qualify for the Champions League play-off round. They managed to beat AEK Athens 3-1 to secure a spot in the group stage.
Ahead of Wednesday’s UEFA Champions League match between Barcelona and Royal Antwerp; here is all you need to know:
What date UEFA Champions League match between Barcelona and Royal Antwerp will be played?
The UEFA Champions League match between Barcelona and Royal Antwerp will be played on September 20, Wednesday.
Where will the UEFA Champions League match Barcelona vs Royal Antwerp be played?
The UEFA Champions League match between Barcelona and Royal Antwerp will be played at Lluis Companys Olympic Stadium.
What time will the UEFA Champions League match between Barcelona and Royal Antwerp begin?
The UEFA Champions League match between Barcelona and Royal Antwerp will start at 12:30 AM IST on September 20, Wednesday.
Which TV channels will broadcast Barcelona vs Royal Antwerp UEFA Champions League match?
Barcelona vs Royal Antwerp match will be televised on the Sony Sports Network in India.
How do I watch Barcelona vs Royal Antwerp UEFA Champions League match live streaming?
Barcelona vs Royal Antwerp match will be streamed live on the SonyLIV app in India.
What are the Probable XIs of Barcelona and Royal Antwerp For the UEFA Champions League game?
Barcelona Probable XI: Marc Andre Ter Stegen, Joao Cancelo, Jules Kounde, Andreas Christensen, Alejandro Balde, Gavi, Frenkie de Jong, Ilkay Gundogan, Lamine Yamal, Robert Lewandowski, Joao Felix
Royal Antwerp Probable XI: Jean Butez, Jelle Bataille, Zeno Van Den Bosch, Soumaila Coulibaly, Ritchie De Laet, Mandela Keita, Jurgen Ekkelenkamp, Arthur Vermeeren, Michel-Ange Balikwisha, Vincent Janssen, Arbnor Muja