La Liga IST (Indian Time), Live Stream and TV telecast: Back-to-back La Liga champions FC Barcelona is about to start their respective 2016–2017 La Liga season with the match against last season’s 10th-placed Real Betis. With the match scheduled at the Camp Nou this Saturday, August 20.
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Match: FC Barcelona Vs Real Betis (La Liga)
Date: August 20, 2016; 17:15 UK; 9:45 PM (20th August IST)
Venue: Camp Nou, Barcelona
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The Catalonia team has just won Supercopa de España over Sevilla and the squad is for sure in high spirits. Luis Suárez and Lionel Messi are were in a good shape during the preseason. Neymar is still with the Brazil squad competing in the ongoing Rio Olympics while Arda Turan and Munir El Haddadi are fighting for his spot. The team added some few big names to its squad with likes of: Denis Suárez, Andre Gomes, Lucas Digne and Samuel Umtiti are now proud to wear Barcelona’s badge on their chests.
Meanwhile, the head coach Gus Poyet is still in charge for his first full season with the team following his apointment late last season to replace sacked manager Pepe Mel. Betis also has made some notable transfers this window, they are goalkeeper Manu Herrera, midfielders Jonas Martin and Matías Nahuel and a forward Antonio Sanabria.
FC Barcelona: Predicted Line-up (4–3‑3)
Bravo – Roberto, Pique, Umtiti, Alaba – D. Suárez, Busquets, Rakitic – Munir, Messi, L. Suárez.
Real Betis: Predicted Line-up (4–4‑2)
Durmisi – Pezzella, Gonzalez, Martinez, Vargas – Ceballos, Martin, Joaquin, Musonda – Sanabria, Castro.