Barcelona vs Athletic Bilbao is an upcoming match of Copa Del Rey which will be played on 27th of Jan 2015 [GMT]. This is the second meeting of these two Spanish teams as they have played played first leg last year. The champions of La Liga will be looking to continue their winning run against the champions of Spanish Super Cup. Here we are sharing the match time in IST with telecast channels in India with preview of this Spanish Cup match. Given below is the complete schedule of Athletic Bilbao vs Barca game.
Barcelona vs Athletic Bilbao IST Time
|Competition||Copa Del Rey 2016–17|
|Date||27 Jan 2016 [Local], 28 Jan 2016 [India]|
|Time||8:30 pm [GMT], 2:00 am [IST]|
|Stadium||Estadio Camp Nou|
|Seating capacity||99,354 spectators|
|Away team||Athletic Bilbao|
|Round||Quarter final [2nd leg]|
|Telecast channels||Radio Barca|
Barcelona vs Athletic Bilbao final match will start at 2:00 am on 28th of Jan 2016 according to Indian Standard Time. Whereas its GMT match date and timings are 27 Jan 2016 and 8:30 pm respectively. You can watch this match live on TV telecast channels on Radio Barca etc. Check out the list of worldwide telecast channels of this game below.
Spain: Movistar TV Futbol, Abono Futbol
India: Radio Barca
New Zealand: ESPN Pacific Rim
South Africa: Super Sport Maximo 2, Super Sport 7
United Kingdom: La Liga TVCopa
United States: beIN Sports Connect, beIN Sports en Espanol, Fubo TV
Barcelona vs Athletic Bilbao Preview
Before the start of this competition, both teams last met at Estadio Camp Nou in second leg of Supercopa de Espana 2015. Athletic Club successfully won the first trophy of the season, defeating the champions of Spain and Europe with an aggregate score of 5–1.
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Barcelona improved in the second leg as they at least scored through Lionel Messi but an equalizer by the prolific Aduriz ensured the game ended 1–1 and Bilbao won the Spanish super cup without winning La Liga and Copa del Rey.
Luis Suarez is expected to return to make appearance for Barcelona as the forward was handed a two match Copa suspension for his part in a confrontation following the first leg of Barca’s last 16 against Espanyol.
Aduriz may have to face his foe Neymar after the Brazilian missed Saturday’s 2–1 win over Malaga with a slight hamstring problem.
French football club Paris Saint Germain is now targeting Brazilian winger Neymar. The transfer ban of Barcelona finally ended in January which means Barca can participate in transfer window. Barcelona have won all of their last 5 games in all competitions.
The Catalans have netted 16 goals in those fixtures and conceded just two goals. On the other hand, Athletic Bilbao have won just two of them, scoring 7 goals and conceded 12 goals.
Footballwood’s prediction for this game is 3–1 win for Barcelona over Athletic Club.