Barcelona vs. Sevilla: Where to Watch La Liga, TV Channel, Live Stream, Team News and Odds

Barcelona looks to extend its winning run to three games when it hosts Sevilla on Sunday, in one of the highlights of this weekend's action in La Liga.

The Catalans and the Andalusians both sit on 13 points after seven games, two adrift of league leaders Real Madrid and a point behind Granada and Atletico Madrid, who currently occupy second spot.

After a stuttering start that saw it lose twice in the first two games, Barcelona has won back-to-back games for the first time in La Liga this season, beating Villarreal at home 2-1 and winning 2-0 away at Getafe in the space of 10 days.

The defending La Liga champions have sorely lacked consistency so far this season and a third consecutive win would go some way to address the issue.

Injuries have been a major factor in Barcelona's somewhat sluggish start to the season, with Lionel Messi, Luis Suarez and Ousmane Dembele all missing games earlier in the campaign.

The trio have now returned to fitness—with Messi recovering from a further injury setback—but the injury crisis has now transferred to the defense.

Against Sevilla, Ernesto Valverde will be without center-back Samuel Umtiti and full-backs Junior Firpo and Jordi Alba, who are all injured. Valverde has been forced to field a makeshift backline virtually in every game so far, a major contributing factor in Barcelona keeping just one clean sheet in seven league games.

The Catalans, who beat Inter Milan 2-1 in the Champions League on Wednesday, have already conceded 10 goals in La Liga this season, three more than the closest team among the top-seven.

At the same time, there are reasons for optimism ahead of the weekend, as Barcelona has won each of its four games at home this season and Sevilla last avoided defeat at the Nou Camp in the 2011-12 season.

After a blistering start to the season, the Andalusians lost at home to Real Madrid and then squandered a 2-0 goal lead to lose 3-2 away at Eibar in the following game.

Last week's 3-2 win against Real Sociedad coupled with Thursday's 1-0 win against Apoel Nicosia in the Europa League, however, has restored some confidence in Julen Lopetegui's team.

Almost exactly a year ago, the former Spain coach was fired by Real Madrid after a thumping 5-1 defeat at the hands of Barcelona. Winning at the Nou Camp would prove the sweetest of revenges.

Here's everything you need to know ahead of Sunday.

Luis Suarez, Barcelona
Luis suarez of FC Barcelona celebrates this team's first goal during the UEFA Champions League group F match between FC Barcelona and Inter at Camp Nou on October 2, 2019 in Barcelona, Spain. TF-Images/Getty

When and where is the game?

Barcelona hosts Sevilla at the Nou Camp on Sunday, October 6, with kick-off scheduled for 9 p.m. local time (3 p.m. ET).

Barcelona has won six of the last seven league games against Sevilla, who last won at the Nou Camp in the 2002-03 season.

TV coverage

The game will be broadcast live on beIN SPORTS.

Live stream

A live stream will be available via beIN Sports website and beIN Sports' digital platforms, as well as via fuboTV.

Form

Barcelona moved up to fourth with a 2-0 win away against Getafe last weekend, courtesy of goals from Luis Suarez and Junior Firpo. With 13 points from seven games, the Catalans are two points behind league leaders Real Madrid and level on points with Sevilla and Real Sociedad.

The two met in Sevilla last week, with the hosts snapping a two-game losing streak with a 3-2 win.

Team news

Barcelona could have to field a makeshift backline, with Clement Lenglet suspended and Samuel Umtiti still out injured. Jordi Alba and Junior Firpo are also doubts after missing training on Thursday.

Odds

According to Oddschecker, Barcelona is a 13/25 favorite, while the draw is at 18/5 and Sevilla is a 53/10 underdog.

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