Barcelona vs. Real Sociedad

Barcelona vs. Real Sociedad: Team News, Preview, Live Stream, TV Info

La Liga champions Barcelona conclude their campaign on Sunday, with Real Sociedad the visitors to the Camp Nou.

Ernesto Valverde’s side suffered their first defeat of the league season last time out against Levante but will be aiming to sign off in style.

It promises to be an emotional evening as two club legends bow out. Andres Iniesta will play his final game for Barcelona, and La Real midfielder Xabi Prieto is set to retire at the end of the season.

 

Date: Sunday, May 20

Time: 7:45 p.m. BST/2:45 p.m. ET

TV: Sky Sports Football (UK)

Live Stream: Sky Go (UK), beIN Sports Connect (U.S.)

Team News

Barcelona are expected to be without Thomas Vermaelen, who was forced off in the defeat to Levante with a hamstring problem. Samuel Umtiti has also been struggling with injury and missed Wednesday’s trip to South Africa for a friendly with Mamelodi Sundowns. Sergi Roberto will miss out once again because of suspension.

Real Sociedad also have injury problems and will be without David Concha, Jon Guridi, Imanol Agirretxe, Aritz Elustondo, Igor Zubeldia and Adnan Januzaj, per Transfermarkt.

Barcelona Say Goodbye to a True Legend

The word legend is used a lot in football, but there’s no denying that it applies to Iniesta, who will play his final game for Barcelona on Sunday.

The midfielder has spent his entire career at the Camp Nou and leaves with a bulging trophy cabinet, as Goal showed: