Where to watch Antwerp vs Barcelona live stream, TV channel, lineups, prediction for Champions League match

Barcelona wrap up their Champions League group stage campaign with a trip to Antwerp on December 13.

Xavi’s side have already eased into the Round of 16 — with Royal Antwerp eliminated — and Braga and Shakhtar Donetsk battling it out for second spot in Group H.

With La Liga now the main focus for Xavi before the end of 2023, the visitors will go with a rotated team in Belgium, on the back of a derby defeat to Spanish league leaders Girona last weekend.

The Sporting News looks at the key details ahead of this game, including how to watch it across the world, kickoff times and the latest lineup news.

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What time does Antwerp vs Barcelona kick off?

This Champions League clash takes place at the Bosuilstadion in Antwerp, Belgium and kicks off on Wednesday, December 13 at 9:00 p.m. local time.

Here’s how that time translates across some of the major territories:

  Date Kickoff time
USA Wed, Dec. 13 3:00 p.m. ET
Canada Wed, Dec. 13 3:00 p.m. ET
UK Wed, Dec. 13 8:00 p.m. GMT
Australia Thu, Dec. 14 7:00 a.m. AEDT
India Thu, Dec. 14 1:30 a.m. IST

Antwerp vs Barcelona live stream, TV channel

Here’s how to watch this Champions League match across selected areas of the world’s major regions:

Region TV Streaming
USA FuboParamount+, ViX, Univision NOW
Canada

DAZN

UK TNT Sports 6 discovery+
Australia Stan Sport
India Sony LIV,
JioTV

USA: This game is available via Paramount+ with additional streaming options on Fubo. Spanish language coverage is provided by ViX and Univision NOW.

Canada: Every Champions League game this season is live streaming exclusively via DAZN in Canada.

Australia: Fans in Australia can stream every Champions League match live and on demand on Stan Sport.

UK: This match is available for live broadcast via TNT Sports with streaming options on discovery+.

MORE: Watch Champions League in USA: TV channel, live streams, schedule for 2023/2024 UEFA competition

Antwerp vs Barcelona lineups

Mark van Bommel’s Antwerp have lost all five of their Champions League games so far in Group H and have conceded 15 goals. Winger Arbnor Muja misses out through suspension for the home side with Chidera Ejuke set to replace him.

Antwerp lineup (4-2-3-1, right to left): Butez (GK) — Bataille, Alderweireld, Coulibaly, Wijndal — Vermeeren, Yusuf — Kirk, Balikwisha, Ejuke — Janssen.

Xavi has left Robert Lewandowski, Frenkie de Jong, Ilkay Gundogan and Ronald Araujo at home in Barcelona for this game ahead of facing Valencia this weekend. Joao Felix could move into a central role with Ferran Torres recalled out wide.

Barcelona lineup (4-3-3, right to left): Pena (GK) — Cancelo, Kounde, Christensen, Balde — Romeu, Pedri, Roberto — Rpahinha, Felix, Torres.

Antwerp vs Barcelona prediction

With nothing on the line for either side, it’s difficult to make a prediction on how Barcelona will fare in Belgium, particularly as Xavi shuffles his options.

Antwerp have struggled consistently at this level in 2023/24, and the visitors should still have enough quality to ensure a win, as the hosts bow out.

Prediction: Antwerp 0-2 Barcelona

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