Barcelona started its Champions League campaign on Tuesday with a scoreless draw against Borussia Dortmund, and Lionel Messi finally returned to the pitch, getting off one of Barca’s best chances to close out the match. It could have been a loss, though, if not for Marc-Andre ter Stegen saving a Marco Reus penalty to preserve the clean sheet.
That looked a whole lot different than last weekend’s 5-2 thumping of Valencia. Barcelona will look to get back to winning ways Saturday, as it travels to play a Granada team just below them in the La Liga standings.
Here’s everything you need to know to live stream Barcelona vs. Granada, including what to watch for on the pitch.
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Barcelona vs. Granada
- When: 3pm ET, Saturday, Sept. 21
- Where: Estadio Nuevo Los Cármenes in Granada, Spain
- Streaming: BeIN Sports
Barcelona vs. Granada live stream: How to watch La Liga matches
The match is on BeIN Sports; the following streaming services allow you to watch the entire 2019-20 La Liga season.
1) Sling TV
- Sling TV pricing: $25-$40 per month (40% off first month)
- Sling TV devices: Amazon Fire Stick and Fire TV, Apple TV, Android TV, Roku, Xbox One, Google Chromecast, Oculus Go, Microsoft Edge, and iOS and Android devices
- Sling TV local channels: NBC, Fox (check your local availability here)
Sling TV provides two base channel package options, each priced at $25 per month. Sling Orange includes three ESPN channels, while Sling Blue includes sports channels like NBCSN (where many Premier League matches appear), NFL Network, FS1 and FS2, and local channels. (Sling Blue customers in select markets get NBC, where some matches appear; see if yours has it here.) If you’re Team “Why Not Both,” Sling Orange + Blue combines the two for just $40 per month. To add beIN SPORTS and maximize your soccer-watching potential, you’ll want to add either Sports Extra: Sling Orange ($5 per month) or Sports Extra: Sling Blue ($10 per month). (The latter also includes NFL RedZone.)
Spanish-speaking viewers have quite a few options. For bilingual families, you might consider the Español: Best of Spanish TV package for either Sling Orange or Sling Blue for 24/7 specialty channel LaLiga TV and beIN SPORTS Connect: Channels 4-9, which features matches from La Liga, Ligue 1 and Copa del Rey, among others. Both packages cost $5 per month after your free trial. Sling TV Latino is another Spanish-language package for $10 per month, including NBC Universo, History en Español, and—of import to soccer fans—four beIN SPORTS channels. (And choosing Sling TV Latino + Sling Orange for $30 per month gives you access to ESPN Deportes.) For more information, check out our guide to Sling TV channels and our Sling TV review.
- Cost: $44.99 for your first month and $54.99 per month thereafter
- FuboTV devices: Roku, Apple TV, Amazon Fire, Android TV, iOS and Android devices
- Local channels: ABC, Fox, NBC, CBS, the CW (in some markets) (check local availability here)
FuboTV is a solid TV streaming service option, whether your tastes run to entertainment (AMC, Syfy, FX), news (MSNBC, CNN), or sports (NBA TV, NFL Network). If you’re a soccer fan, however, it will appear tailor-made for you, with 10 beIN SPORTS channels, NBC and NBCSN, FS1, FS2, UniMás, and Champions League actions via TNT all on tap. If you can’t watch a match live, FuboTV offers a three-day replay for each match and 30 hours of cloud DVR. (Check out the complete FuboTV channels list.)
FuboTV also has bilingual families in mind; each subscription comes with UniMás, Galavisión, NBC Universo, beIN SPORTS, Univision, and Fox Deportes. An extra $7.99 per month will bring you Latino Plus, which includes CNN en Español and TyC Sports among its offerings.
- Cost: $44.99-$79.99 per month
- PlayStation Vue devices: PlayStation 3 and 4, Roku, Amazon Fire Stick and Fire TV, Google Chromecast, Kodi, iOS and Android devices
- PlayStation Vue local channels: NBC, Fox, ABC, CBS (enter your ZIP code here to check your availability)
PlayStation Vue is a fantastic option for soccer fans who already own a PlayStation console, but this streaming platform is available on a variety of devices. ESPN, ESPN2, FS1, and FS2, which will get you a lot of soccer action, are part of the Core package of channels that offer soccer and other sports programming, and the options increase at the Elite and Ultra levels. The Español package includes BeIN en Español and a direct route to La Liga matches.
Barcelona vs. Granada: What to watch for
Messi’s back, coming into Tuesday’s Champions League match as a sub for Ansu Fati. Fati, still just 16, has been a revelation for the Blaugrana this season, helping them get over an initial early-season stumble. They’re now fifth in the standings, and with Messi back in the mix, they should be able to fight back into their customary Champions League place and get in striking distance to defend their title.
Granada’s right behind them in sixth place, however, after getting a 2-0 win over ten-man Celta Vigo last Saturday. Veteran striker Roberto Soldado is leading the line for the Nazaries, though it was Manchester City loanee Yangel Herrera and centerback Germán providing the goals in the victory.
- How to watch the 2019-20 La Liga season
- How to watch the Liga MX Apertura
- How to watch the Premier League
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