Where to watch Barcelona vs Osasuna live stream, TV channel, lineups, prediction for La Liga match

Barcelona host Osasuna in La Liga action on January 31 just days after Xavi Hernandez’s shock exit announcement. The former Spanish international confirmed his intention to leave the club following their disastrous 5-3 home defeat to Villarreal on January 27.

However, the focus will now quickly return to fighting for a top-four position in La Liga, with Girona and Real Madrid set to battle it out for the title in the season run in.

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.

WATCH: Barcelona vs Osasuna LIVE in the US on ESPN+

What time does Barcelona vs Osasuna kick off?

This La Liga clash takes place at the Estadi Olímpic Lluís Companys in Barcelona, Spain and kicks off on Wednesday, January 31 at 7:00 p.m. local time.

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

  Date Kickoff time
USA Wed, Jan. 31 1:00 p.m. ET
Canada Wed, Jan. 31 1:00 p.m. ET
UK Wed, Jan. 31 6:00 p.m. GMT
Australia Thu, Feb. 1 5:00 a.m. AEDT
India Wed, Jan. 31 11:30 p.m. IST

Barcelona vs Osasuna live stream, TV channel

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

In the USA, this game is available on ESPN+, with Spanish language options on ESPN Deportes, and streaming options available on Fubo.

In Canada, the game is live streaming exclusively on TSN+. Australian fans can stream every La Liga match live and on-demand on Optus Sport and in the UK this match is available on TV via Viaplay Sports. Streaming options are on La Liga TV.

Region TV Streaming
USA ESPN Deportes Fubo, ESPN+,
Canada

TSN+

UK Viaplay Sports 1 La Liga TV
Australia Optus Sport
India JioTV

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Barcelona vs Osasuna lineups, team news

Barcelona’s injury issues have deepened in recent days with left back Alejandro Balde ruled out for the season following surgery. Club captain Sergi Roberto is absent alongside Raphinha, Gavi and Marc-Andre Ter Stegen.

Barcelona (4-3-3, right to left): Pena (GK) — Kounde, Christensen, Araujo, Cancelo — de Jong, Gundogan, Pedri — Lamine Yamal, Lewandowski, Torres.

Barcelona subs (9): TBC

Osasuna head coach Jagoba Arrasate has a fully fit squad to pick from ahead of the trip to Catalonia and he could recall Jon Moncayola, Unai Garcia and Lucas Torro.

Osasuna (3-5-2 right to left): Herrera (GK) — U. Garcia, Catena, Cruz — Moncayola, Torro, Munoz, Gomez, Mojica — Budimir, R. Garcia.

Osasuna subs (9): TBC

Barcelona vs Osasuna prediction

Barcelona fans will likely be distracted by the ongoing speculation over who will replace Xavi ahead of next season with their La Liga title defense effectively over.

However, they need to react to ensure a Champions League qualification place for the 2024/25 campaign, and eight wins from 11 home league games gives them an edge over mis-table Osasuna.

Prediction: Barcelona 2-0 Osasuna

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