Barcelona - Viktoria Plzen: times, how to watch on TV, stream online in US/UK, 2022-23 Champions League
All the info on how and where to watch as Barcelona take Viktoria Plzen on Matchday 1 of the new Champions League campaign.
Barcelona get their Champions League campaign underway on Wednesday when they host Viktoria Plzen in Group C.
Group C is this year’s group of death, with Inter Milan facing Bayern Munich at the same time. Viktoria face a daunting opening day trip to Barcelona, where Xavi is expected to make changes following his side’s league victory over Sevilla at the weekend.
Miralem Pjanic has been left out of the Barça squad as he looks set to complete his move to Sharjah FC.
Who are Viktoria Plzen?
Viktoria Plzen made it through no less than three qualifying rounds to make the group stage of the competition.
The Czech side have brought in 14 players this summer, including new signings and players returning from loan spells.
Head coach Michal Bilek took over the side in 2020. The former international played in the 1990 World Cup for Czechoslovakia and also had a spell with Real Betis as a player.
Bellerín and Alonso join Barcelona
Héctor Bellerín has officially joined Barcelona. The former Arsenal right-back was presented as a Barça player at Campo Tito Vilanova alongside Spanish left-back Marcos Alonso on Tuesday.
“I am very excited to wear the Barça shirt with the first team, it has been one of my childhood dreams,” Bellerín said.
“I’ve found a very nice dressing room, which has welcomed me perfectly and with whom we are going to create great moments.”
What time does Barcelona-Viktoria Plzen kick off?
The 2022-23 Champions League Matchday 1 fixture between Barcelona and Viktoria Plzen will kick off at 9pm local time (CEST) at Camp Nou, Barcelona, on Wednesday 7 September 2022.
In the United States, that’s 3pm EDT/ 12pm PDT.
Find out what time the game gets going wherever you are in the world.
How can I watch Barcelona vs Viktoria Plzen?
US: TUDN USA, UniMás, Univision NOW, Paramount+, TUDN App, TUDN.com, VIX+
UK: LiveScore App, BT Sport App, BT Sport 6, BTSport.com
Check out which TV channel or online platform is showing Barcelona-Viktoria where you are on the planet.
Barcelona and Viktoria in 2022-23
Barcelona have made a strong start to the season with three wins and a draw from their opening four LaLiga matches.
Viktoria Plzen are unbeaten domestically this season but face their toughest test of the new campaign against the Blaugrana at Camp Nou.
Barcelona vs Viktoria Plzen: AS USA
You’ll also be able to follow the action in Barcelona right here at AS USA.