FC Barcelona will host Mallorca Sunday at 3 p.m. ET on ESPN+ for a Spanish League matchup.
Barcelona has five games left in the season and is fighting for the second-place spot in La Liga behind Real Madrid who is a point away from clinching the title. Mallorca is in the 16th place spot in the league and coming off of two losses whereas Barcelona won their last two matchups. The match will be available on ESPN+ at 3 p.m. EST.
How to watch the FC Barcelona vs. Mallorca (La Liga)
What time does the match start? Where can I watch it on TV? – Thursday’s match will start at 3:00 p.m. ET for viewers in the U.S. However, the match will not be broadcast on conventional TV channels for American audiences. Instead, the match will be broadcast via ESPN+, which can be accessed via the ESPN app on smart TVs and streaming devices.
Live stream options: – ESPN+ — While the match won’t be on TV, it will be available to stream via ESPN+ in both English and Spanish. That is a separate service from normal ESPN and requires a separate subscription starting at $5.99 per month. Fans can sign up for ESPN+ here.
More coverage via the Associated Press:
Barcelona midfielder Nico González and forward Martin Braithwaite have been sidelined because of health issues, the Spanish club said Friday.
Nico fractured a toe on his left foot in practice, while Braithwaite tested positive for COVID-19. The club did not say how long they are expected to be out.
Barcelona has only five games left in the season. Then team is fighting for second place in the Spanish league behind Real Madrid, which is a point away from clinching the title.
Barcelona hosts relegation-threatened Mallorca on Sunday at Camp Nou. It has lost three in a row at home in all competitions, something that had never happened before in the same season.
The Catalan club recently also lost American defender Sergiño Dest and playmaker Pedri González because of injuries.
The club also made official the contract extension of Uruguay central defender Ronald Araújo, who will stay until 2026. It had announced an agreement with the player on Tuesday.
The 23-year-old Araújo has scored six goals in 78 appearances with Barcelona.
“I never doubted that I would stay and I hope to be here for many more years,” he said. “We reached an agreement in two meetings. We wanted to do our part to help with the situation that the club is in right now.”
Sevilla can move into second place in the Spanish league when it hosts relegation-threatened Cádiz. It enters the weekend tied on points with Barcelona but is behind the Catalan club on the head-to-head tiebreaker. Barcelona will host Mallorca on Sunday. Second place is important because it guarantees a spot in the lucrative Spanish Super Cup in Saudi Arabia. Real Madrid is 15 points ahead and needs a draw from its last five matches to clinch its second league title in three seasons. Cádiz is only one point outside the relegation zone.
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