Barcelona match against the Czech Champions in their turf, begins their Europe’s premier club competition
The awaited and anticipated Champions League is here! There are lots of chants, cheers, praises from the fans and in Spotify Camp Nou PA system, before the 9pm CEST kick-off on Wednesday.
With everyone expecting the best and there are lots of new debuts for the club in the tournament which makes the match a beautiful one to behold, FC Barcelona players are working hard and putting in their best to win and not disappoint the fans as they did in the previous seasons.
This tournament kicked off in Viktoria Plzeň. On the other hand there are lot going on between Bayern Munich and Inter Milan, The Group C of this tournament contains lots of championship clubs, although the Czech champions are viewed as the minors and the easiest of the Group. But it will not be advisable for the Catalans to underrate them. In this tournament, no team should be overlooked, because it’s the best of teams that participate in this tournament, and there’s nothing like easy win, for everyone is at their best and talented.
Since Barca defeating Sevilla to a 3-0 win last weekend, they feel at advantage and very sure they are bringing their best to the Champions League about this one. The best of the best and tournament in the world football!
How to watch
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At the beginning of the tournament, Coach Xavi Hernández listed his 31 man squad on Monday, which comprised different players with talents, but only 23 names are needed for each game.
There are no medically diagnosed, complications for him or injured players, which made his choice a good one; it was his choice not to play his late minute signings, Hector Bellerín and Marcos Alonso, whom he is not entertained to play yet.
Other new signings Robert Lewandowski, Andreas Christensen, Frank Kessie, Jules Kounde, Raphinha and Pablo Torre whom are making their debut in the tournament are all ready to play in Champions League. In fact, the latter two are making their debut not just for the team but in the tournament as well. What a day!
Viktoria first became the Czech champions in 2011, since this remarkable history, they have kept writing that history for five more times since 2011; they broke the championship run of Sparta and Slavia Prague in the country’s league.
Czechs have registered the record of four appearances in the group stage of the Champions League, and have never broken that barrier.
They made through on their own way to three qualifying rounds to get here, defeating all of HJK (Finland), Sheriff Tiraspol (Moldova) and Qarabağ (Azerbaijan).