Napoli vs Barcelona LIVE: Team news, line-ups and more ahead of Champions League fixture tonight

Barcelona enter tonight’s last 16 Champions League tie against Napoli amid numerous off-the-pitch distractions. The La Liga champions are being forced to contend with fan unrest with club president Josep Maria Bartomeu booed by those at the Nou Camp on Saturday.

With their fragile away form in Europe and scars from last season’s capitulation away at Liverpool, Barcelona are contending with a lot of pressure.

Lionel Messi is of course constantly compared to Diego Maradona, with tonight’s game at the former home of the former World Cup winner, adding some extra spice to the contest. Follow live updates below:

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  • Luke Brown
  • 25 February 2020 18:14

Match preview

What time is Napoli vs Barcelona?

The match kicks off at 8pm GMT (9pm local time) at the Stadio San Paolo in Naples.

How can I watch on TV?

Yes, you can watch the game live on BT Sport 3 with coverage beginning at 7:15pm.

Can I stream it online?

Yes, BT Sport subscribers will be able to stream the match online via the video player and the BT Sport app.


Lionel Messi is almost destined to score at the house that Diego Maradona helped build, but their lack of stability off the pitch may creep into their game on it when Napoli pick up momentum. Not to mention their track record of collapsing somewhat in away knockout ties. Gennaro Gattuso will inject the right amount of motivation into his side on this big night in Naples and could well pinch a slender 2-1 lead heading into the second leg.

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