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Barcelona vs Man United: Time, live stream, TV channel, lineups, betting odds for Europa League clash

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The 2022/23 Europa League includes some crucial games this month including Manchester United’s eye-catching trip to face Barcelona.

The reformatted playoffs pit a Champions League drop out (Barcelona) against a side finishing second in the Europa League group stages (United) for a spot in the Round of 16.

Barcelona are pushing for a first La Liga title since 2019 in Spain, with United vastly improved under Erik ten Hag, and this first leg clash will be a intriguing measure of their respective progress this season.

Here’s all the key information on the match including kickoff time, live streaming and TV channels, lineups and betting odds.

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What time is Barcelona vs Man United kick off?

This Europa League clash kicks off at the iconic Camp Nou in Barcelona on Thursday, February 16 at 6:45 p.m. local time.

Here’s how that time translates across some of the major territories:

  Date Kickoff time
USA Thu, Feb. 16 12:45 ET
Canada Thu, Feb. 16 12:45 ET
UK Thu, Feb. 16 17:45 GMT
Australia Fri, Feb. 17 04:45 AEDT
India Thu, Feb. 16 23:15 IST
Hong Kong Fri, Feb. 17 01:45 HKT
Malaysia Fri, Feb. 17 01:45 MYT
Singapore Fri, Feb. 17 01:45 SGT
New Zealand Fri, Feb. 17 06:45 NZDT

Barcelona vs Man United live stream, TV channel

Here’s how to watch all of the action from this match in some of the major territories:

  TV Channel Streaming
Australia  — Stan Sport
Canada  — DAZN
Hong Kong  —  —
India  Sony TEN 2 Sony LIV, JioTV
Malaysia  beIN Sports 3 beIN Sports Connect, sooka
New Zealand  — Spark Sport
Singapore  beIN Sports 3 beIN Sports Connect, StarHub TV+
UK  BT Sport 2 BT Sport site/app
USA TUDN Paramount+,
ViX+, TUDN app

Australia: Fans can watch every match from the UEFA Champions League, Europa League and Conference League with all the action streaming ad-free, live and on demand on Stan Sport.

Canada: Every Champions League and Europa League match in Canada can be streamed exclusively on DAZN

UK: The UEFA Europa League is carried by BT Sport’s TV and streaming platforms.

USA: Fans in the USA can watch the Europa League in English (CBS and Paramount+) and Spanish (Univision, TUDN, UniMas, ViX and ViX+). This match will be shown on TUDN and subscription service Paramount+ and ViX+.

When matches are televised on CBS or Univision TV channels, those same channels are streamed on fuboTV, which is available on a free trial for new users.

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Barcelona vs Man United lineups

Barcelona’s key injury absence is captain Sergio Busquets, as he joins Ousmane Dembele on the sidelines, due to an ankle problem.

Xavi is likely to stick with Franck Kessie as Busquets’ replacement, with Spanish pair Jordi Alba and Ansu Fati also pushing for a recall.

Barcelona starting XI (4-3-3): Ter Stegen (GK) — Kounde, Araujo, Christensen, Alba — Pedri, De Jong, Kessie — Fati, Lewandowski, Gavi

Barcelona subs: Pena (GK), Balde, Raphinha, Torres, Alonso, Roberto, Garcia, Torre, Alarcon

Ten Hag is battling against a growing injury list at United with Anthony Martial, Scott McTominay and Antony joining Christian Eriksen and Donny van de Beek on the sidelines.

Argentina international Lisandro Martinez is suspended but Casemiro is available despite a domestic ban.

Man United starting XI (4-2-3-1): De Gea (GK) — Dalot, Varane, Lindelof, Shaw — Casemiro, Sabitzer — Rashford, Fernandes, Sancho — Weghorst

Man United subs: Heaton (GK), Wan-Bissaka, Maguire, Fred, Malacia, Pellestri, Elanga, Iqbal, Mainoo

Barcelona vs Man United prediction, odds

Both sides head into this tie on the back of impressive starts to 2023 with Barcelona on an 11-game winning streak, across all competitions, and United losing just one of their 12 matches this year.

Key absences for Xavi and Ten Hag will impact the tie and it is difficult to give either team an edge, with the second leg at Old Trafford likely to decide who progresses into the next round.

Prediction: A 1-1 draw

(Sports Interaction)
Barcelona win -130 3/4 1.75 1.75
Draw +290 7/4 3.70 4.07
Man United win +333 11/2 4.40 3.99
Over/Under 2.5 goals -147 / +210 8/11 – 1/1 1.75 / 2.02 1.76 / 2.04
Both teams to score Y/N -150 / +105 4/6 – 11/10 1.67 / 2.10 1.67 – 1.95


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