Barcelona will continue their International Champions Cup campaign against AS Roma. The Spanish and Italian giants to face each other in a pre season friendly game of ICC on 1st August [Indian date]. This will be the first meeting of both sides after recent clash in Champions League in April. Roma suffered a huge defeat at the hands of Tottenham Hotspur in their opening game of ICC. They will play the remaining games of pre season against the Spanish teams Barcelona and Real Madrid. Given below is the complete schedule with TV channels.
Barcelona Vs Roma Schedule
According to Indian Standard Time, Barca vs Roma will begin at 7:35 am on 1 August 2018 The AT&T stadium of Arlington, Texas got the honor to host the game. It has a seating capacity of 80,000 but recorded an attendance of 105,121 during Dallas Cowboys vs New York Giants on 21st September 2009.
|Competition||International Champions Cup 2018|
|Date||1 August 2018 [India]|
|Time||7:35 am [IST]|
|Seating capacity||80,000 spectators|
|Second team||AS Roma|
Barca vs Roma Telecast Channels
Spain: beIN La Liga, Movistar+, LaLigaTV
Italy: Sky Go Italia, sky Supercalcio HD
India: No telecast channels available
United Kingdom: Premier Player HD
United States: ESPN Deportes, ESPN Deportes+, ESPN, WatchESPN, ESPN+
Barcelona vs Roma 2018 Preview
Both teams last met in the quarterfinal round of UEFA Champions League last season. After losing the first leg by 1-4, Roma made a historical 3-0 come back in the return leg and booked a place in the semifinal round.
FC Barcelona is expected to play with some of the B team players. Samuel Umtiti and Ivan Rakitic are likely to miss the game after their busy World Cup schedule. Lionel Messi missed the opening ICC game against Tottenham and he’s also like to miss this also.
See also: Man United vs Real Madrid Indian Time
Roma lost their opening game of the competition against Tottenham Hotspur. Despite having early lead in the 3rd minute, Roma conceded four goals in the first half.
Every team competing in the International Champions Cup will play three games. Team finishing at the top spot will be named as the Champion of Champions. German club Borussia Dortmund is currently at the top spot with 7 points in 3 games.