Leicester City will face Barcelona in the International Champions Cup 2016 at the Friends Arena in Solna, Sweden. The match will take place on 3 August 2016 and it will kick off at around 7pm BST. The foxes will look to bounce back from a heavy defeat against french giant Paris Saint-Germain in their last game by 4-0. Barca defeated Celtic 3-1 in previous IIC match. Barcelona vs Leicester City highlights and full match video replay will be available here after the match.
FC Barcelona 4-2 Leicester City Match Highlights:
FC Barcelona 3-2 Leicester City Highlights
[ International Champions Cup, Friendly Match ]
26′ 1 – 0 Munir El Haddadi
34′ 2 – 0 Luis Suarez
45′ 3 – 0 Munir El Haddadi
48′ 3 – 1 Ahmed Musa
66′ 3 – 2 Ahmed Musa
The game will be broadcast live on Sky Sports 1 HD for the UK viewers while other football fans can check TV channels list listed below.
Barcelona vs Leicester City Match Preview
La Liga champion FC Barcelona started their 2016 pre-season aginst Scottish champions Celtic by beating them with 3-1 Dublin. Their second friendly match is aginst Premier League giants Leicester City under 2016 International Champions Cup. After this match, Barcelona will play against Manchester United in Community Shield at Wembley on 7 August.
In the last game against Celtic, Lionel Messi played 45 minutes but in this match, he is expected to attack alongside Luis Suarez. Barca’s new signed players Andre Gomes, Samuel Umtiti and Lucas Digne will not play in this game.
On the other hand, Leicester City kicked off their pre-season by defeating Celtic but they got big defeat by Paris Saint-Germain in their second friendly game in the United States.
Barcelona possible XI: Masip; Vidal, Martinez, Mathieu, Camara; Suarez, Roberto, Turan; Messi, Suarez, Munir
Leicester City possible XI: Schmeichel; Simpson, Morgan, Huth, Chilwell; Mahrez, Mendy, Drinkwater, Albrighton; Okazaki, Musa
Barcelona vs Leicester Prediction
The prediction is for Barcelona to win 3-1 over Leicester City.
Barcelona vs Leicester City Broadcasters List
|Argentina||Canal de la Ciudad, TyC Sports|
|Australia||Nine Network, Optus Sport|
|China||LeTV + regional channels|
Bosnia and Herzegovina
|Sport 1 (16+ matches)|
|Middle East and North Africa||beIN Sports|
|New Zealand||VDR (3 Aus. matches only)|
|South America (excl. Brazil)||ESPN, DirecTV|
|South Korea||JTBC3 Fox sports|
|Spain||Atresmedia, Canal+ Liga, TV3|
|Sub Saharan Africa||StarTimes|
Republic of Ireland
|Chelsea TV (Chelsea games only)
LFC TV (Liverpool games only)
MUTV (Manchester United games only)
Sky Sports (every game except those including Chelsea and Manchester United.)
|ESPN (English), ESPN Deportes (Spanish)|
Barcelona vs Leicester City Highlights Video
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