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Celta Vigo vs Barcelona: TV channel, live stream, squad news & preview

13:46 GMT+4 17/04/2018
Philippe Coutinho, Barcelona
The Blaugrana will attempt to make it 33 games unbeaten in the league when they take on Juan Carlos Unzue's side

Barcelona will look to take a step closer to clinching the Liga title when they travel to Celta Vigo on Tuesday.

Ernesto Valverde's side rebounded from their Champions League elimination by beating Valencia 2-1 at the weekend, a result which means they are 11 points clear at the top with six games left.

The Catalan side are set to make some changes for the game as they allow one eye to drift towards their Copa del Rey final clash against Sevilla at the weekend.

Hosts Celta, meanwhile, come into the match on the back of a defeat, but they will take some confidence from their 2-2 draw against the Blaugrana earlier in the season.

Game Celta Vigo vs Barcelona
Date Tuesday, April 17
Time 20:00 BST / 15:00 ET
Stream (US only) fubo TV (7-day free trial)

TV Channel & Live Stream

In the United States (US), the game can be watched live and on-demand with fuboTV (7-day free trial).

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US TV channel Online stream
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In the United Kingdom (UK), the game can be watched live on TV on Sky Sports Football and it can be streamed live online using Sky Go.

UK TV channel Online stream
Sky Sports Football Sky Go

Squads & Team News

Position Barcelona players
Goalkeepers Ter Stegen, Cillessen
Defenders Semedo, Alba, Digne, Vidal, Umtiti, Mina, Vermaelen
Midfielders D. Suarez, Coutinho, Paulinho, Roberto, Gomes
Forwards L. Suarez, Messi, Dembele, Alcacer

Valverde has signalled his intention to make some changes ahead of the Copa del Rey final, with Gerard Pique, Sergio Busquets and Andres Iniesta missing out through injury.

Ivan Rakitic is also out with a finger injury, but Lucas Digne has been included in the 18-man panel and could play a part.

Potential Barcelona starting XI: Ter Stegen; Semedo, Vermaelen, Umtiti, Alba; Paulinho, Roberto, Coutinho, Dembele; Messi, L. Suarez.

Position Celta Vigo players
Goalkeepers Alvarez, Blanco, Sotres, Vieites
Defenders  Fontas, Mazan, Castro, S. Gomez, Cabral, Roncaglia, Alende, Pampin
Midfielders Radoja, Lobotka, Jozabed, Wass, Mendez
Forwards M. Gomez, Boye, Aspas, Sisto, Mor, Eckert

Pablo Hernandez and Hugo Mallo will be unavailable for the match as they serve suspensions, but other than that Juan Carlos Unzue has a full squad to choose from.

Potential Celta Vigo starting XI: Alvarez; Roncaglia, S. Gomez, Castro, Cabral; Wass, Lobotka, Mendez; M. Gomez, Sisto, Aspas.

Betting & Match Odds

Barcelona are favourites to win at odds of 4/6, with Celta Vigo's chances rated 15/4. A draw between the teams is a 16/5 bet.

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Match Preview

Barcelona can move 14 points clear at the top of La Liga - temporarily at least - with a win over Celta on Tuesday, which would put them within touching distance of the title.

However, they are expecting a difficult game against the Galicians, who have beaten the likes of Sevilla and Real Betis, as well as taking points off Real Madrid and Barca this season.

"We know how tough it will be," Valverde told reporters ahead of the game. "Celta have been playing well at home and they play well against teams in the top half of the table."

Having played Valencia on Saturday and with a cup final to come this weekend, the Blaugrana boss is set to rotate his squad, meaning Lionel Messi and Luis Suarez could be used sparingly.

That doesn't mean they will be taking the game lightly though, as they attempt to continue their record-breaking unbeaten campaign in the Primera Division.