Barcelona vs Girona: TV channel, live stream, team news & preview

Lionel Messi and Co. will be confident of preserving their excellent start to the season after an impressive Champions League display in midweek

Barcelona are looking to preserve their perfect start to the season when they welcome Girona to Camp Nou.

Ernesto Valverde's team followed up their four straight La Liga wins with a 4-0 victory over PSV in the Champions League.

Although Girona are on a two-game winning streak, they were recently on the receiving end of a 4-1 trouncing from Real Madrid and were beaten 6-1 in this fixture last season.

Game Barcelona vs Girona
Date Sunday, September 23
Time 7:45pm BST / 2:45pm ET

TV Channel, Live Stream & How To Watch

In the United States (US) the game will be shown live on television on beIN Sports. It can also be streamed live online using the beIN Sports CONNECT service.

US TV channel Online stream
beIN Sports beIN Sports CONNECT

In the United Kingdom (UK), the game will not be broadcast live on television but it can be streamed via Eleven Sports.

UK TV channel Online stream
None Eleven Sports

Squads & Team News

Position Barcelona squad
Goalkeepers Ter Stegen, Cillessen
Defenders Alba, Semedo, Lenglet, Pique, Marlon, Umtiti, Vermaelen, Miranda
Midfielders Rafinha, Alena, Busquets, Coutinho, Rakitic, Arthur, Roberto, Vidal
Forwards L. Suarez, Messi, Dembele, Munir, Malcom

Sergi Samper is still out while Malcom and Denis Suarez are back in training. Ousmane Dembele starts in attack with Lionel Messi and Luis Suarez.

Barcelona confirmed XI: Ter Stegen; Semedo, Pique, Lenglet, Alba; Busquets, Arthur, Arturo Vidal; Dembele, Messi, Suarez

Position Girona squad
Goalkeepers Bono, Iraizoz
Defenders Espinosa, Juanpe, Munisa, Ramalho, Alcala, Mojica, Aday, Planas, Porro
Midfielders Pons, Garcia, Granell, Douglas Luiz, Portu, Borja Garcia
Forwards Roberts, Stuani, Doumbia, Lozano

Girona confirmed XI: Bono, Bernardo, Alcala, Juanpe, Aday, Aleix Garcia, Pere Pons, Granell, Muniesa, Portu, Stuani.

Betting & Match Odds

Barcelona are strong favourites to win the game at 1/12, while a draw is priced 10/1. Girona, at odds of 20/1, are massive underdogs.

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Match Preview

Luis Suarez Barcelona

Barcelona have been in great goal scoring form this season and have already taken a two-point lead at the top of La Liga.

Girona may have been well beaten by Real Madrid, but it has been their only defeat of the season so far and they will be aiming to pull off a big shock.

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But since Lionel Messi and Co. beat their Catalan neighbours home and away last year, they will be confident of another big victory at Camp Nou.

Messi is already joint-top of the goal chart with four goals in the top flight and is coming off the back of another Champions League hat-trick.

Luis Suarez also has a good record against Girona, having scored eight times in four games, and will be looking to get among the goals again.