FC Barcelona vs FC Porto: UCL 2023-24 Live Streaming and Everything You Need To Know
Barcelona faces Porto in crucial Champions League match, Xavi under pressure. Messi's departure has seen a decline in performance. Watch live.
FC Barcelona is gearing up for a crucial match against Porto in the UEFA Champions League as they strive to secure a spot in the knockout stage for the first time since the 2020-21 season. The pressure is on coach Xavi Hernández, who has been facing challenges in getting the team to perform at their best in recent games.
Following a 1-0 loss to Shakhtar Donetsk in their last Champions League outing and a 1-1 draw against Rayo Vallecano in their previous Spanish league match, Barcelona has been struggling to deliver standout performances, even in their victories. The team's upcoming match against Porto will be a decisive one, as a win will secure their advancement, and a draw may also suffice if Shakhtar fails to beat Antwerp in the other Group H fixture on Tuesday.
FC Barcelona has faced setbacks in the UEFA Champions League since the departure of Lionel Messi, failing to progress to the knockout stage in the past two seasons. The upcoming match against Porto on Wednesday is a crucial opportunity for the team to turn the tide and make a strong statement in the competition.
The UEFA Champions League clash between FC Barcelona and FC Porto is scheduled to take place at the Estadi Olímpic Lluís Companys in Barcelona and will be broadcasted on the Sony Sports Network in India. Fans can also catch the live stream of the match on the SonyLiv app.
As the teams prepare for the showdown, FC Barcelona's probable playing XI is expected to include Pena, Cancelo, Araujo, Kounde, Balde, Gundogan, De Jong, Pedri, Raphinha, Lewandowski, and Felix in a 4-3-3 formation. Meanwhile, FC Porto's probable playing XI in a 4-4-2 setup may feature Costa, Mario, Pepe, Carmo, Sanusi, Galeno, Varela, Eustaquio, Aquino, Evanilson, and Taremi.
The match is set to be a thrilling encounter, and FC Barcelona will be looking to deliver a standout performance to secure their place in the next stage of the UEFA Champions League.