Arsenal vs Barcelona match time in IST with TV telecast channels and highlights video of UEFA Champions League 2015–16 round of 16 first leg
Having two away goals lead against Arsenal, Barcelona will welcome the gunners at their home ground Camp Nou. The second leg is scheduled to be held on 16th March 2016. Barcelona are the favorites to qualify for the next round, but they have to defend well against the visitors. Defending champions Barca are dominating football with back to back wins. While Arsenal are also in pretty decent run. So fans can expect a fully entertaining jaw dropping clash between these two European giants. Arsenal player Alexis Sanchez will be playing against their former side. So let’s take a look on the schedule of this game of Champions League 2015–16.
Arsenal Vs Barcelona IST Time, Telecast Channels
|Competition||Champions League 2015–16|
|Date||16 Mar 2016 [Local] 17 Feb 2016 [India]|
|Time||7:45 pm [GMT] & 1:15 am [IST]|
|Seating capacity||99,354 spectators|
|Away team||The Gunners|
|Round||Round of 16 [Second leg]|
|Telecast channels||Arsenal Player, Radio Barca, Ten Action|
Telecast in India: Indian TV channel Ten Action will be providing live telecast of Arsenal vs Barcelona. According to Indian Standard Time, this match will begin at 1:15 am on 17th of March 2016.
India: Ten Action, Arsenal Player, Radio Barca
England: BT Sport Ultra HD, BBC Radio 5, BT Sport Europe
Spain: beIN Sports, beIN Sports Connect
United States: Fox Sports Go, WATCH ESPN, Fox Soccer 2Go USA, ESPN Deportes Radio, ESPN Deportes TV, Fox Sports 1
Arsenal Vs Barcelona Match Preview
Last meeting between both sides took place on 23/2/16 at the Emirates stadium. It was the first leg of UCL 2015–16 and Barca won with two away goals. The gunners need miracle against the current best football club.
Total 7 meetings have been recorded so far. Out of seven head to head games, Barca have defeated The Gunners five times, losing once and drawing the remaining. The Gunners have a mountain to climb after Lionel Messi’s late double in the first leg gave Barca a 2–0 win.
The Premier League side have lost their previous two legged knockout ties against Barcelona, who also won in England at this stage of the competition in 2014 and 2015.
Coach Luis Enrique’s squad entered into this round being winner of Group E. The Catalans collected 14 points in six games after playing against AS Roma, Bayer 04 Leverkusen and FC BATE.
Barcelona recovered with a 3–1 second leg success in which Messi scored twice. Sergio Busquets had briefly given Arsenal hope with a 53rd minute own goal that made it 1–1 three minutes before Van Persie’s dismissal.
The away side have won the UCL campaign in four of the last 10 seasons. No other team has won it more than once in the same period. They could become the first team since AC Milan to win back to back European Cup/ Champions League titles.
Former Barca player Alexis Sanchez made 141 appearances for Barcelona, scoring 47 goals. His honors with the club included the 2012 Copa del Rey and 2013 Spanish title.
Match Highlights Video
Arsenal vs Barcelona 0–2 match highlights video