BARCELONA are in uncharted territory when they take on Napoli in the Europa League.
The Catalan team has knocked out of the Champions League by Bayern Munich after needing a win to top Benfica.
That leaves Barca in Europe’s second division for the first time since 2004, when they were knocked out by Celtic.
And they could not be held to a more difficult draw after the match against Napoli in the 32nd round.
Coach Luciano Spalletti’s side have until the last day to secure a place in the Europa League knockout stages.
A brace from Elif Elmas saw them take Leicester to the Europa Conference League in one entertainment win 3-2.
What time does the Barcelona vs Napoli match start?
- Barcelona take on Napoli on Thursday, February 17.
- The match starts at 5:45pm UK time – 6:45pm local time.
- It takes place at the Nou Camp.
- The two sides last met in 2020 when Barca won 3-1 at the same venue to win 4-2 on aggregate in the Champions League.
What TV channel is Barcelona vs Napoli on and can I stream it live?
- Barcelona vs Napoli is live on BT Sport ESPN channel.
- Coverage starts at 5:30pm – 15 minutes before kick-off.
- To stream the game, go to BT Sport website or application.
Are there any away goals in this year’s Europa League?
Away goals have been RANKED for Champions League and Europa League ties for the first time this season.
This will not come into effect until the second leg but if the score is equal at the end of the second leg, the teams will play two halves in 15 minutes of extra time.
If the score is equal at the end of extra time, the tie will go to penalty.
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Barcelona will be without a few players, including Samuel Umtiti, Ansu Fati and Sergi Roberto.
Alejandro Balde and Memphis Depay could also miss the game due to injury.
However, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang could finally make his official debut for the Catalan giants.
As for Napoli, both Hirving Lozano and Matteo Politano are injured, but Andre Frank Zambo Anguissa will feature in the Italian side’s starting line-up.
* Odds from Betfair exactly as of Monday, February 14
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