Viktoria Plzen vs Barcelona Champions League preview: how to watch on TV, stream online in US/UK and around the world
All you need to know about how to watch the Champions League game between Viktoria Plzen and Barcelona on Tuesday, 1 November 2022 at the Doosan Arena.
Barcelona travel to the Czech Republic for their final Champions League game of the 2022-23 campaign on Tuesday. The Catalan club have been knocked out of the competition and will play in the Europa League for the second consecutive season.
In a group with Bayern Munich and Inter, Barça were unable to progress to the last 16, collecting only four points from five games, and Xavi is expected to give some of his key players a rest against Viktoria Plzen.
The Champions League fixture between Viktoria Plzen and Barcelona kicks off at 9:00pm Spanish time on Tuesday, 1 November 2022 (4:00pm ET, 1:00pm PT). Take a look at what time the game kicks off wherever you are in the world.
Where can I watch Viktoria Plzen vs Barcelona in the US and UK?
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You will be able to follow all the action from Viktoria Plzen vs Barcelona here on AS USA, where we’ll have minute-by-minute coverage. We’ll be building up to the game from an hour before kick-off, with team news and analysis.
Viktoria Plzen vs Barcelona: recent form
Viktoria come into this one unbeaten domestically, having collected 35 points from 13 matches in the Czech top flight. The home side have, however, failed to earn a single point in Europe and sit bottom of Group C.
An injury-time winner from Robert Lewandowski gave Barça the three points on the weekend as they beat Valencia 1-0 away from home in LaLiga. Real Madrid could only draw at home to Girona on Sunday, meaning the Blaugrana are just a point off top spot.
Viktoria Plzen vs Barcelona: predicted line-ups
Xavi spoke to the media as part of his pre-game conference. “It’s an important game for us. We want to end this competition with a good performance and continue our good form in the league,” he said.
“The match against Viktoria is also an important contest for players who play less minutes and for the youngsters. Every game is an opportunity. We have to win and finish this competition well. It’s very important to have a positive mood in the camp going into the last two league games before the World Cup.”
Viktoria Plzen XI: Stanek, Havel, Hejda, Pernica, Jemelka, Kalvach, Bucha, Jirka, Vlkanova, Pilar, Chory.
Barcelona XI: Iñaki Peña, Bellerín, Piqué, Alonso, Alba, De Jong, Kessié, Torre, Raphinha, Ferran Torres, Ansu Fati.
Who is the referee for Viktoria Plzen vs Barcelona?
Romanian referee Radu Petrescu will referee Viktoria Plzen vs Barcelona on Tuesday. Petrescu will be joined by Radu Ghinguleac and Mircea Mihail Grigoriu, Marcel Birsan as the fourth official, and Ovidiu Haţegan as the VAR assistant, who will be assisted by Italy’s Marco Di Bello.