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Barcelona v Man City; ESPN3 Champions League: Oct. 19

BARCELONA, Sporting Alert – Manchester City and Barcelona will clash in the game of the day on Matchday 3 of the Wednesday’s scheduled games in the Champions League group stage.

Wednesday’s Group C battle at Camp Nou will see the return of former Barcelona boss Pep Guardiola, who leads his Manchester City team against Lionel Messi and Co.

This is a game you will not want to miss, and you don’t need to either because there are live TV and online streaming coverage, starting at 2:45pm ET.

For viewers in the United States; Fox Sports 1 USA, Fox Sports GO,  Fox Soccer 2GO USA, WatchESPN and ESPN Deportes USA will have live coverage, with BBC Radio 5 Live, BBC Radio Manchester, BT Sport Live Streaming and BT Sport 2 providing the coverage for UK viewers.

Radio Barca will have live radio streaming commentary of the contest as well.

In terms of team news ahead of this clash, striker Sergio Aguero is expected to return to Manchester City’s starting line-up after starting on the bench in Saturday’s 1-1 Premier League draw with Everton.

Midfielder Fabian Delph (unspecified) and full-back Bacary Sagna (hamstring) remain sidelined with injuries, while captain Vincent Kompany could be on the bench again.

For Barcelona, Andrés Iniesta, Messi, Luis Suárez and Neymar are all fit and are expected to be in Luis Enrique’s starting line-up.

Goalkeeper Jasper Cillessen misses out with an ankle problem.

In other games of interest on Matchday 3 in the Champions League on Wednesday, English Premier outfits Arsenal will take on Group A bottom side Ludogorets, while Paris Saint-Germain and FC Basel meet in the other group encounter.

In Group D, Atlético Madrid will travel to face Rostov, live on ESPN3, with ESPN3 also streaming the live Group C clash between Celtic and Borussia Mönchengladbach.

Below is the full schedule of all the Champions League Matchday 3 games and TV channels on Wednesday.

UEFA Champions League
Wednesday, October 19 (ET)

2:45pm Arsenal vs Ludogorets Fox Sports 2 USA, Fox Soccer 2GO USA
2:45pm PSG vs Basel ESPN2 USA, Fox Soccer 2GO USA, WatchESPN
2:45pm Napoli vs Beşiktaş ESPN3, Fox Soccer 2Go USA, WatchESPN
2:45pm Dynamo Kyiv vs Benfica ESPN3, Fox Soccer 2Go USA, WatchESPN
2:45pm Celtic vs Borussia M’gladbach ESPN3, Fox Soccer 2Go USA,WatchESPN, Celtic TV
2:45pm Barcelona vs Manchester City Fox Sports 1 USA, ESPN Deportes USA, Fox Sports GO, Fox Soccer 2GO USA,
2:45pm Rostov vs Atlético Madrid ESPN3, Fox Soccer 2Go USA, WatchESPN
2:45pm Bayern München vs PSV Fox Sports Florida, Fox Soccer 2Go USA, Fox Sports GO, Fox Sports South

Reporting by WALTER-HOYOS
Reporting by WALTER-HOYOS
Walter Hoyos joins SportingAlert as contributor for Spanish football and the Spain national team. I like to travel, one of the favourite things on my list, but I also like to just spend time with family and friends when I am not covering football games. Hope to dump into some of my readers some day.
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