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Napoli vs Barcelona: Live stream, TV channel, kick-off time & where to watch

Napoli and Barcelona are set to square off against each other in a Champions League round of 16 first-leg fixture at Stadio Diego Armando Maradona on Wednesday.

Last year's Serie A and La Liga winners are both trailing in their respective domestic campaigns, as Napoli and Barcelona advanced to the knockouts of the European top flight as runners-up in Group C and Group H winners, respectively.

Here, GOAL brings you everything you need to know about how to watch, including TV channel, streaming details and more.

Napoli vs Barcelona kick-off time & stadium

Date:February 21, 2024
Kick-off time:3 pm ET
Venue:Stadio Diego Armando Maradona

The UEFA Champions League match between Napoli and Barcelona will be played at the Diego Armando Maradona Stadium in Naples, Italy.

It will kick off at 3 pm ET on Wednesday, February 21, in the United States (US).

How to watch Napoli vs Barcelona online - TV channels & live streams

The game will be broadcast live on TV on Paramount+, CBS, UniMás and TUDN in the US, and is available to stream online live through ViX+ and Fubo.

Fans who are unable to watch the game can follow the live updates on GOAL.

If you are abroad, you may need to use a virtual private network (VPN) to watch games using your usual streaming service. A VPN, such as NordVPN, allows you to establish a secure connection online when streaming. If you are not sure which VPN to use, check out GOAL's guide to the best VPNs for streaming sports.

Team news & squads

Napoli team news

Nigeria international Victor Osimhen would have recovered from his exploits at the Africa Cup of Nations to reclaim his spot from Giovanni Simeone, with Juan Jesus returning from a Serie A ban.

Francesco Calzona has also recovered from his knock to be rendered available for selection.

Meanwhile, the outbound Piotr Zielinski has been left out of the squad, while all of Pasquale Mazzocchi, Cyril Ngonge and Hamed Traore are included.

Napoli possible XI: Meret; Di Lorenzo, Rrahmani, Jesus, Rui; Anguissa, Lobotka, Cajuste; Politano, Osimhen, Kvaratskhelia

Goalkeepers:Meret, Gollini, Contini, Idasiak
Defenders:Rrahmani, Natan, Ostigard, Jesus, Olivera, Rui, Di Lorenzo, Mazzocchi
Midfielders:Lobotka, Dendocker, Demme, Anguissa, Cajuste, Lindstrom, Traore
Forwards:Raspadori, Osimhen, Simeone, Kvaratskhelia, Politano, Russo, Ngonge

Barcelona team news

Barca boss Xavi will be void of the services of Alejandro Balde, Gavi, Marcos Alonso, Sergi Roberto and Ferran Torres due to injuries, while Joao Felix is a doubt with an ankle problem.

January signing Vitor Roque can make his Champions League bow with the Spanish side alongside Robert Lewandowski and 16-year-old Lamine Yamal.

Barcelona possible XI: Ter Stegen; Kounde, Araujo, Martinez, Cancelo; De Jong, Gundogan, Pedri; Yamal, Lewandowski, Roque

Goalkeepers:Ter Stegen, Pena, Astralaga
Defenders:Araujo, Kounde, Christensen, Martinez, Cubarsi, Cancelo, Fort
Midfielders:Romeu, Pedri, De Jong, Gundogan, Fermin Lopez
Forwards:Lewandowski, Raphinha, Felix, Yamal, Roque, Guiu

Head-to-Head Record

The following is the head-to-head record of the last five meetings between Napoli and Barcelona across all competitions.

February 24, 2022Napoli 2-4 BarcelonaUEFA Europa League
February 17, 2022Barcelona 1-1 NapoliUEFA Europa League
August 8, 2020Barcelona 3-1 NapoliUEFA Champions League
February 25, 2020Napoli 1-1 BarcelonaUEFA Champions League
August 10, 2019Napoli 0-4 BarcelonaClub Friendly

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