La Liga

Barcelona vs Sevilla: TV channel, live stream, team news & prediction

Max Parsons
Things are looking up for Barcelona
Things are looking up for Barcelona / Anadolu Agency/GettyImages
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Barcelona face a huge La Liga clash with Sevilla on Sunday night to mark their return from the international break.

With nothing but positivity flowing around Camp Nou, La Blaugrana will be raring to get back onto the pitch and build on a run of nine wins and three draws in their last 12 outings across all competitions. Most recently, Xavi saw his men book their place in the last eight of the Europa League with an away win at Galatasaray before securing a famous El Clasico victory by thrashing Real Madrid 4-0 at the Santiago Bernabeu.

A fourth victory in succession won't come for free this weekend, however, as they must overcome Sevilla who, despite drawing four of their last five La Liga fixtures, remain second in the table - this weekend may well determine who nabs that runner-up spot this campaign.

Here's 90min's preview of a mammoth encounter.


How to watch Barcelona vs Sevilla on TV

When is kick off? Sunday 3 April, 20:00 (GMT)
Where is it being played? Camp Nou, Barcelona
What TV channel is it on? LaLigaTV (UK), ESPN+ (US)
Highlights? La Liga Santander YouTube channel
Who's the referee? Jose Maria Sanchez Martinez


Barcelona team news

The hosts have been boosted by the recent returns of Ansu Fati and Samuel Umtiti to training, although neither will be ready for action this weekend.

Ansu Fati
Ansu Fati has returned to training / Eric Alonso/GettyImages

Elsewhere, Sergino Dest and Sergi Roberto will continue their spells in the treatment room but there are no fresh concerns for Xavi - so a similar lineup to the one that dispatched Los Blancos last time out is likely.


Sevilla team news

Julen Lopetegui has quite a few more absentees to contend with than his hosts; Fernando, Yassine Bounou, Thomas Delaney, Rafa Mir, Marcos Acuna, Suso, Karim Rekik and Alejandro Gomez (and breathe) are all absent through injury.

There is some positive news for the visiting side, though, with Diego Carlos possibly returning to the heart of defence having missed the last three La Liga outings with a knock.


Barcelona vs Sevilla prediction

Things seem to have slightly stalled for Lopetegui and Sevilla, while Barcelona head into this weekend as the league's in-form team and looking more like the Barça of old than they have done for a good few years.

When taking into account the sides' respective injury lists and with La Blaugrana absolutely flying at the moment, you'd expect Xavi's men to continue this hugely enjoyable run of form as they face another heavyweight clash.

Prediction: Barcelona 3-1 Sevilla

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