Barcelona vs Athletic Bilbao LIVE: Stream, TV channel, team news for massive Copa Del Rey final – latest updates

BARCELONA have the chance to pick up their first piece of silverware this season as they face Athletic Bilbao in the Copa Del Rey final tonight.

Lionel Messi and co. have not been in the best form all season but have the chance to put things right this evening.

  • Start time: 8pm GMT
  • TV/Live stream: Premier Sports 1
  • Barcelona XI: To follow
  • Athletic Bilbao XI: To follow

Follow ALL the action with our live blog below…

What time does Barcelona vs Athletic Bilbao kick off?

  • Barcelona take on Athletic Bilbao on Saturday, April 17.
  • The match kicks off at 8.30pm UK time – 9.30pm in Spain.
  • It will be held at Estadio de la Cartuja in Seville.
  • Last time the two sides met, Lionel Messi netted his 650th Barca goal with a brilliant free kick in a 2-1 win at the Nou Camp.

What TV channel is Barcelona vs Athletic Bilbao on and can I live stream it?

  • Barcelona vs Athletic Bilbao is live on Premier Sports 1.
  • Coverage commences on kick-off at 8.30pm.
  • To stream the game live, head to the Premier Player.
  • LaLiga TV subscribers will need to move to the full Premier Sports package in order to watch this game.

Team news

Athletic Bilbao will be missing key players in Peru Nolaskoain and Yeray Alvarez for the Barca clash.

Oier Xarraga and Yuri Berchiche are also sidelined, while Inaki Williams and Raul Garcia are both likely to start the game.

Philippe Coutinho and Ansu Fati are still out with knee injuries, but Antoine Griezmann looks back in contention for a starting XI place.

Lionel Messi, Frenkie de Jong and Pedri are all starters for Ronald Koeman's side as well.

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