Barcelona are unbeaten in eight matches after an emphatic victory over Granada moved them up to third in LaLiga.
Antoine Griezmann and Lionel Messi combined to devastating effect as Barcelona thumped Granada 4-0 to claim their fourth consecutive away LaLiga win.
Ronald Koeman’s team continued their recent revival as Messi scored twice for the second straight game, with Barca taking a three-goal lead into half-time.
Quarterfinals: Barcelona vs. Granada
- When: Wednesday, February 3
- Time: 3:00 p.m. ET
- Live Stream: ESPN+ (stream the match now)
Copa del Rey Starting Lineups
All the info you need to know on how and where to watch Granada host Barcelona at Estadio Nuevo Los Cármenes in the Spanish Cup on 3 February at 21:00 CET.
Barcelona take on Granada away from home in the Copa del Rey quarterfinals at Nuevo Estadio de Los Carmenes. Granada are coming off a scoreless draw in La Liga play against Celta Vigo. Barcelona are coming off a 2-1 win against Athletic Bilbao. The match winner will secure a place in the semifinal.
Granada: It’s been a hectic few weeks in La Liga and Copa del Rey for the hosts. Manager Diego Martinez has his team heading into the quarterfinal winless in their last three La Liga matches, but should remain confident in their cup performances. The team will welcome back Yan Eteki from suspension for the fixture, but the midfielder could slot into the lineup immediately if Martinez is looking to rest Angel Montoro.
Barcelona: There might be a number of rotations for the this match as the club will see the return of Sergio Busquets from suspension and manager Ronald Koeman is likely to slot the veteran defensive midfielder into the mix for the quarterfinal. The team will also see the return of Sergino Dest, who might come off the bench. Even with the potential for rotation, an in-form Lionel Messi will dictate the tempo of things and likely be a handful for Granada side hoping to play to an upset.
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Granada and Barcelona both aim to secure a spot in the semi-finals of the Copa del Rey when the two sides face-off at the Estadio Nuevo Los Carmenes on Wednesday.
The hosts thrashed Navalcarnero 6-0 in the last 16 to set up a match with Barca, who overcame Rayo Vallecano 2-1 in their most recent cup match.
Six goals from six different scorers ensured Granada’s victory over Navalcarnero and a spot in this week’s quarterfinals.
Wednesday’s match will air only on ESPN+. It’s a standalone service that isn’t covered by a normal ESPN subscription. Therefore, the match will not be available on WatchESPN or any ESPN cable channels.
Granada will welcome Barcelona to the Estadio Nuevo Los Carmenes in the Copa del Rey Quarterfinals on Wednesday.
Granada is coming off a huge victory over Navalcarnero in the round of 16 by the score of 6-0 but will have a tougher test against Barca, who is coming off a 2-1 win over Rayo Vallecano in their last Copa match.
Can Granada have the same success against Barcelona on Wednesday? Tune in and find out, here is everything you need to know to catch the Copa del Rey action today!
Granada possible starting lineup:
Escandell; Diaz, Duarte, Perez, Neva; Eteki, Montoro; Soro, Vico, Machis; Soldado
Barcelona possible starting lineup:
Neto; Roberto, Araujo, Lenglet, Alba; Busquets, Pjanic; Trincao, Puig, Messi; Braithwaite
Copa del Rey Odds and Betting lines
Copa del Rey odds courtesy of BetMGM Sportsbook. Odds last updated Tuesday at 2:00 p.m. ET.
Granada (+675) vs. Barcelona (-275)
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