Barcelona to play their opening game of International Champions Cup 2018 against Tottenham Hotspur on 29 July at the Rose Bowl stadium. Spurs started their ICC campaign with a stunning 4-1 win over Italian side Roma. But they know there will be different atmosphere this time as their next rivals are La Liga Champions Barcelona. Both teams will play three games throughout the competition. Tottenham have won their opening game but will Barcelona get the three points? You check out the full schedule and telecast channels of the game.
Barcelona Vs Spurs Schedule
According to Indian Standard Time, it will start at 8:35 am on 29 July 2018. The Rose Bowl stadium of California. It has a seating capacity of 90,888. In 1973, the stadium recorded its maximum attendance of 106,869 spectators.
|Competition||International Champions Cup 2018|
|Date||29 July 2018 [India]|
|Time||8:35 am [IST]|
|Venue||Rose Bowl Stadium|
|Seating capacity||90,888 spectators|
|Away team||Tottenham Hotspur|
Barca vs Tottenham Telecast Channels
Spain: Spanish viewers can enjoy the live telecast of this game on beIN Sports, Movistar+, beIN Sports Connect.
United Kingdom: If you are from the United Kingdom, switch to TV channel Premier Sports.
United States: People of the USA can watch it on ESPN, ESPN Deportes, ESPN Deportes+, WatchESPN, ESPN+, Radio Barca.
India: Radio Barca will cover the telecast for the Indian viewers.
Barcelona vs Tottenham Preview
Most of the Barca key players will be missing the game as the players are rested following the 2018 FIFA World Cup. The excluded players are Lionel Messi, Philippe Coutinho, Ousmane Dembele and Luis Suarez.
Despite World Cup appearance, Christian Eriksen is likely to be feature in this pre season friendly game. He is likely to be joined by Lamela.
See also: Barcelona 2018-19 schedule in IST
There are 13 Barcelona B players in the squad. Ernesto Valverde has picked up some of the players from second team as the players are on holidays after a busy international schedule.Marc Cucurella and Sergi Palencia are also part of the squad.
Brazilian winger Malcolm is set to follow suit. His inclusion has some significance, however, as Barcelona are scheduled to play Roma at the AT&T Stadium in Dallas.
Barcelona won La Liga and Copa del Rey last season without Neymar and the club is looking to add some more trophies this year. Both Barcelona and Tottenham have also qualified for the UEFA Champions League season.