Barcelona vs. Olympiakos: Team News, Preview, Live Stream, TV Info
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Barcelona can take a big step towards securing qualification for the UEFA Champions League knockout stages on Wednesday when they host Olympiakos at the Camp Nou.
The Blaugrana have impressed in their opening two European games so far, with wins over Juventus and Sporting CP putting them on six points. Victory here would make their progression virtually inevitable.
Olympiakos, meanwhile, have struggled so far in the Champions League, having lost both of their matches. They need something here to maintain their slender hopes of getting out of the group alive.
Here’s the latest team news on the brink of the game, the key viewing details and a look at what to expect from this clash in Catalonia.
Date: Wednesday, October 18
Time: 7:45 p.m. BST/2:45 p.m. ET
TV Info: BT Sport (UK), FOX Sports (U.S.)
Live Stream: BT Sports website (UK), FOX Sports Go (U.S.)
Barcelona: Ernesto Valverde has no fresh injury concerns following Saturday’s draw at Atletico Madrid. Rafinha, Ousmane Dembele and Arda Turan are all long-term absentees.
Likely XI: Marc-Andre ter Stegen; Sergi Roberto, Gerard Pique, Samuel Umtiti, Jordi Alba; Sergio Busquets, Ivan Rakitic, Andres Iniesta; Lionel Messi, Luis Suarez, Gerard Deulofeu
Olympiakos: Manager Takis Lemonis has few injury worries ahead of this contest, with El Fardou Ben Nabouhane the only doubt due to a hip problem.
Likely XI: Stefanos Kapino; Omar Elabdellaoui, Jacques Romao, Bjorn Engels, Diogo Figueiras; Vadis Odjidja-Ofoe, Guillame Gillet; Mehdi Carcela-Gonzalez, Konstantinos Fortounis, Marko Marin; Uros Djurdjevic