Barcelona vs Atlético Madrid: times, TV & how to watch online
All the information you need on how to watch Barça host Atlético in a crucial top-of-the-table clash on LaLiga matchday 35 on Saturday.
Barcelona vs Atlético Madrid: LaLiga preview
Saturday sees leaders Atlético Madrid visit third-placed Barcelona with four games to go in what is proving an increasingly enthralling LaLiga title race, in a crunch clash that viewers in the US can watch on Fanatiz.
Atlético, who have led LaLiga for much of the season, had seemed poised to relinquish top spot to Barça on 29 April, only for the Blaugrana to surprisingly lose their postponed matchday-33 clash at home to Granada and hand the initiative back to Diego Simeone’s men.
And after wins for Atlético, Barça and Real Madrid last weekend, Los Rojiblancos go to the Camp Nou still two points clear and with the knowledge that a first championship since 2014 will be theirs if they win all of their final games, with fixtures against Real Sociedad, Osasuna and Real Valladolid to follow Saturday’s match-up.
As for Barça, although they can leapfrog Atlético with a win at the Camp Nou on Saturday, the Catalans’ inferior head-to-head record against second-placed Madrid, with whom they are level on points, means they no longer have their fate in their own hands.
Indeed, victory over Atleti could ultimately serve to hand the title to their arch rivals, who host Sevilla in another top-four clash on Sunday. A draw in Barcelona would also send Madrid top if Los Blancos win, as Zinedine Zidane’s side have the better head-to-head record against Atlético, too.
What time does Barcelona vs Atlético Madrid kick off?
The 2020/21 LaLiga matchday-35 fixture between Barcelona and Atlético Madrid will kick off at the Camp Nou, Barcelona, on Saturday 8 May 2021 at 4:15 pm local time (CEST).
Barcelona vs Atlético Madrid: kick-off times in the US and UK
US (EDT): 10:15 am
US (PDT): 7:15 am
UK (BST): 3:15 pm
Find out what time Barcelona vs Atlético Madrid starts if you’re elsewhere in the world.
How can I watch Barcelona vs Atlético Madrid in the US and UK?
In the US and the UK, the following television channels and online services will be broadcasting Barcelona vs Atlético Madrid:
UK: LaLigaTV, Premier Player HD
US: Fanatiz USA, beIN SPORTS CONNECT, beIN SPORTS en Español, beIN SPORTS
Find out who is showing Barcelona vs Atlético Madrid elsewhere in the world.
Barcelona vs Atlético Madrid: live AS English coverage
You’ll also be able to follow live-text coverage of Barcelona vs Atlético Madrid right here at AS English. We'll be building up to the game at the Camp Nou from about an hour ahead of kick-off, before taking you through the action as it unfolds.
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