Barcelona hosts Real Sociedad knowing a win will go a long way in consolidating their position at top of the Spanish La Liga. After decimating Manchester United in Europe, Ernesto Valverde’s charges train their guns on a side that has ambitions to move up into the top half of the table. With only one win in their last five games, Sociedad may not be in the best of forms but it has only lost one of those contests which is a positive for them. The Catalonians have been brilliant home winning 12 of their 16 games so they start as strong favourites. Barcelona vs Real Sociedad - Live Football Score.
Nelson Semedo and Ousmane Dembele are strong favourites to make it to the starting eleven after having to settle for a place on the bench against United. Phillipe Coutinho scored a world-class goal against the Red Devils but his celebrations post the goal created an unwanted controversy. His reception will be interesting to see as he too pushes for a start. Lionel Messi and Luis Suarez are both automatic starters and considering their how dangerous the duo is, Sociedad will have a special plan for them.
Willian Jose once again sits out a game for Real Sociedad due to suspension and his place in the team will be taken by Juanmi. Midfielders Mikel Merino and Igor Zubeldia have the tough task of marking Lionel Messi and Ivan Rakitic who are the men responsible for controlling the tempo for Barcelona. Theo Hernandez who is on loan from Real Madrid could also feature for the visitors and it will be a great moment for him if he can help derail the Barcelona party. Coach Imanol Alguacil is confident his team will not get perturbed by the figure of Lionel Messi and come away with a win.
When is Barcelona vs Real Sociedad, La Liga 2018-19 Football Match Schedule (Date, Time and Venue Details)?
Barcelona and Real Sociedad lock horns against each other in the La Liga match on April 21, 2019 (late Saturday night). The top-ranked team is hosting the 10th placed side in a match that will be held at the Camp Nou. It will kick off at 12:30 am IST.
How to Watch Live Telecast of Barcelona vs Real Sociedad, La Liga 2018-19 Football Match?
Sony Pictures Networks holds the broadcast rights of La Liga in India. So, the Barcelona vs Real Sociedad match will be live telecast on Sony Six and Sony Six HD channels.
Where to Get Free Live Streaming Online of Barcelona vs Real Sociedad, La Liga 2018-19 Football Match?
If you are unable to watch the match live on their TV sets, you can catch Barcelona vs Leganes match online via live streaming on Sony Liv app as well as on La Liga's official Facebook page. You can also live football score updates on LatestLY here.
Barcelona at home are probably one challenge that no club in the world at the moment can clear so three points wait for the defending champions. An early wrap up of the Spanish La Liga will help Barcelona focus on a tough two-legged tie against Liverpool and a possible final in Madrid.