BARCELONA face their biggest La Liga test so far this season as they take on Atletico Madrid.
The two sides have enjoyed some intense battles over the past two seasons, but they’re nowhere near their highest levels anymore.EPARonald Koeman and Lionel Messi are said to have a frosty relationship [/caption]
Things look disjointed at Barca, who sold Luis Suarez to Atletico in the summer, but Diego Simeone’s side are third in the table, above both the Catalan side and Real Madrid.
The contest should be a pulsating one, especially with the legendary Lionel Messi on the pitch.
What time is kick-off?Atletico Madrid vs Barcelona gets underway at 8pm GMT on Sunday, November 22. The game will take place at the Wanda Metropolitano, where Atletico Madrid play their home games. There will be no fans inside the stadium.
What channel is it and can it be streamed?
The game is available for viewing on Premier Sports 1.
You have to subscribe to the channel, which you can set up on your Sky or Virgin box.The Mega AgencyDiego Simeone’s side are third in the La Liga table [/caption]
Payment options include a six-month rolling contract which will set you back £9.99 a month. You can also pay month-by-month but that will cost £11.99.
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The action can be streamed from a mobile or tablet device, so long as you download the Premier Sports app and submit your details.
What is the team news?
Suarez won’t be playing against his old club after the 33-year-old tested positive for coronavirus while on international duty with Uruguay.
Ronald Araujo is also out for Barca with a hamstring issue, with Ansu Fati missing for the ling term because of a knee injury.
Sergio Busquets is also out of the clash because of a knee problem.
Atletico had an injury scare after Jan Oblak picked up a shoulder problem playing for Slovenia. The keeper will likely be recovered in time for the Barca game, though.
Yannick Carrasco is set to pass a late fitness test after suffering a muscle injury with the Mexico team last week.
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OddsAtletico Madrid – 19/10 Draw – 23/10 Barcelona 11/8
*Odds courtesy of Ladbrokes and correct at time of publication.