TransfersMan Utd consider £100m swoop for Osimhen or Kane - Paper Round08/02/2023 AT 06:31Xavi Hernandez’s side struggled in Europe's premier competition but have shown their qualities in La Liga since the start of the season, and hold a lead over Real Madrid that already looks insurmountable. Both managers might be tempted to rest players as they chase domestic success, with Erik ten Hag having overseen a stark improvement upon the football served up by his predecessor, Ralf Rangnick. United won their last match, a trip to Elland Road, when they beat Leeds United 2-0, while Barcelona were able to secure a tough-fought 1-0 win over Villarreal at the weekend. 'It was not only about me' - Haller explains goalscoring joy after cancer recovery'Be the best on the night' - Cole backs Chelsea as contendersChelsea enter race to sign £130m Bellingham - Paper RoundThe return leg will take place at Old Trafford on February 23.
Indeed, both Barca and United look resurgent. Xavi’s side sit atop LaLiga with the safety of an eleven-point gap over Real Madrid, while Erik ten Hag has United playing some of their best football in years. A Champions League final just over a decade ago, even a Europa League setting does little to dampen the excitement of a meeting between two of the continent’s in-form sides. Date, kick-off time and venueBarcelona vs Manchester United is scheduled for an 5.
45pm GMT kick-off on Thursday 16 February 2023. Camp Nou in Barcelona will host. Where to watch Barcelona vs Manchester UnitedTV channel: The game will be broadcast on BT Sport 2 with coverage starting at 5pm GMT. Live stream: The BT Sport app will allow subscribers to access a live steam across mobile devices, laptops, games consoles, tablets and more. LIVE coverage: Follow all of the action with Standard Sport’s dedicated match blog.
Barcelona vs Manchester United: Prediction, kick-off time, TV, live stream, team news, h2h results, odds(Getty Images)Barcelona host Manchester United on Thursday in a truly heavyweight Europa League clash. While the fact this most glamorous of fixtures is taking place within the confines of Europe’s secondary club competition explains some of the respective struggles of both teams, it does not tell the whole story.
Injured: Busquets will miss the United game with ankle ligament damage (Getty Images)Barcelona vs Manchester United team newsBarca are missing the vastly experienced Sergio Busquets, while Ousmane Dembele is still suffering from a hamstring problem. Still, Xavi has a number of options to replace his two stricken World Cup winners. Frenkie de Jong – a long-standing target of United’s – is expected to start alongside Pedri and Gavi in midfield, while Ansu Fati or Ferran Torres could partner Raphinha and Robert Lewandowski in attack. Ten Hag has confirmed that none of Scott McTominay, Antony or Anthony Martial will make the game through respective injuries.
WHEN IS BARCELONA V MANCHESTER UNITED? The first leg of the Europa League last 32 tie between Barcelona and Manchester United kicks off at 5. 45pm GMT on Thursday, February 16. WHICH TV CHANNEL IS BARCELONA V MANCHESTER UNITED ON? The game between Barcelona v Manchester United will be shown on BT Sport 2 in the UK. You can see the latest BT Sport listings here. HOW TO WATCH A LIVE STREAM OF BARCELONA V MANCHESTER UNITEDYou can watch a live stream of the match in the UK via the BT Sport website or app.
How to watch Barcelona v Manchester United in the Europa League - TV channel, live stream details, kick-off timeBarcelona host Manchester United on Thursday evening in their last 32 first-leg clash in the Europa League. United reached the knockout stage when they finished second in their group last year, therefore missing out on guaranteed passage to the last 16. As a result they play one of the teams to drop down into the competition after finishing third in their Champions League group.
Lisandro Martinez and Marcel Sabitzer also miss out. Casemiro, however, will be available after missing the last two Premier League games through suspension. Barcelona vs Manchester United predictionBarcelona are yet to lose at home this season and boast the best defence in Spain. While United have come on leaps and bounds of late, it’s a huge ask to go to Camp Nou and win. It’s all about staying in the tie.
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