Galatasaray vs. Barcelona reside rating, updates, highlights & lineups from Europa League Spherical of 16

Either side have all the things to play for as Galatasaray welcome Barcelona into the cauldron of the Nef Stadyumu for the second leg of their Europa League Spherical of 16 conflict. The primary leg per week in the past completed 0-0 on the Camp Nou.

The 2 sides come into the match driving highs as Barca clocked a thumping 4-0 win in opposition to Osasuna final trip in La Liga, whereas their Turkish opponents bought a 2-1 win in opposition to fierce rivals Besiktas.

The winner of the match heads to the Europa League quarterfinals. A reminder that away targets now not function a tiebreaker within the Europa League and if the second leg additionally ends in a draw, it would head to additional time and, if obligatory, a penalty-kick shootout.

Sporting Information is following the match reside and offering reside rating updates, commentary.

MORE: Complete Europa League Round of 16 schedule

Galatasaray vs. Barcelona reside rating

  1H 2H Remaining
Galatasaray 1
Barcelona 1


(All instances Jap)

Galatasaray vs. Barcelona reside updates

45 minutes: Within the closing levels of the primary half Adama Traore sends in a cross which finds Aubameyang, whose header finally ends up hitting the crossbar. 

40 minutes: Eric Garcia is booked for a problem on Marcal, which appears considerably harsh because the Barcelona defender gave the impression to be making an attempt to get out of the best way. 

36 minutes: GOAL! Galatasaray 1-1 Barcelona: Now Pedri does discover the online, with the midfielder inflicting issues for Galatasaray earlier than ending with wonderful composure. Pedri reveals such grace to work house for himself and did not seem pressurised at any level. A improbable objective.

34 minutes: Pedri weaves his approach by means of the Galatasaray defence however his shot finally ends up going vast. Galatasaray seem filled with confidence after taking the lead and they’re going to look to get to half time with their benefit intact. 

28 minutes: GOAL! Galatasaray 1-0 Barcelona: Galatasaray take the lead, with Marcao scoring with an emphatic header following a nook. Marcao is booked for damaging the nook flag. 

27 minutes: Sergio Busquets is booked for a late problem on Cicaldau, and the Barcelona midfielder left annoyed on the therapy that Galatasaray have given Adama Traore. 

25 minutes: Barcelona are attempting to get the ball in in direction of Aubameyang however the Galatasaray defence are working arduously to chop out the hazard. On the different finish Sergino Dest has to make a formidable interception. Barcelona definitely aren’t having issues all their very own approach.

17 minutes: The battle between Adama Traore and Patrick Van Aanholt, who’ve beforehand performed in opposition to one another within the Premier League, is a key one. Van Aanholt will get away with a problem on the winger on this event however Traore will certainly trigger additional issues as the sport progresses.

13 minutes: Galatasaray have given a very good account of themselves to this point and Ryan Babel forces a save from Marc-Andre Ter Stegen. The house facet are definitely benefitting from the wonderful help that their followers are giving them. 

8 minutes: Barcelona have their first actual opening as Ferran Torres cuts inside and shoots over. Their second likelihood follows shortly afterwards as Sergio Busquets performs an outstanding cross into the trail of Frenkie De Jong, however the midfielder’s effort lacks conviction and goes vast. 

5 minutes: Gomis manages to get in behind following an extended everywhere in the prime however Barcelona defender Jordi Alba makes a superb block. Akturkoglu later sends an effort over. 

2 minutes: Each Barcelona contact is being booed by the vociferous Galatasaray crowd. The Turkish facet have labored arduous to shut Barcelona down however there have not been any clear lower probabilities but. 

1.45 p.m.: The sport is underway. It must be a really entertaining encounter. 

1.41 p.m.: The groups are coming into the pitch with kick-off quickly approaching. With the sport tied at 0-0 from the primary leg there may be definitely all to play for. 

1.37 p.m.: Barcelona have a wealthy historical past within the Champions League having received the competitors 5 instances, and so they additionally received the Inter-Cities Festivals Cup (one of many forerunners of the Europa League) on three events. Tonight they may take a step nearer to including to their European trophy haul. 

1.30 p.m.: The environment contained in the Nef Stadium is already heating up, which can add to the depth of this encounter.

1.19 p.m.: Bafetimbi Gomis has scored 12 targets for Galatasaray this season however that is simply his second Europa League look of the marketing campaign. May the 36-year-old assist the Turkish facet knock Barcelona out?

1.10 p.m.: Barcelona’s entrance three of Adama Traore, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and Ferran Torres must be able to inflicting loads of issues for the Galatasaray defence and will show tough to cease.

12.59 p.m.: Galatasaray staff:

12.56 p.m.: Barcelona staff:

12:45 p.m.: Galatasaray’s residence stadium is famend for its environment and it must be rocking on Thursday with the sequence within the stability.

Galatasaray vs. Barcelona lineups

Galatasaray beginning lineup (4-2-3-1): Pena (GK) — Boey, Marcao, Nelsson, Van Aanholt — Antalyali, Kutlu — Babel, Cicaldau, Akturkoglu — Gomis

Galatasaray subs (12): Muslera (GK), Cipe (GK), Ozturk, Mohamed, Pulgar, Bayram, Morutan, Arslan, Yilmaz, Kilinc, Dervisoglu.

Barcelona beginning lineup (4-3-3): Ter Stegen — Dest, Pique, Garcia, Alba — Pedri, Busquets, F. De Jong — Traore, Aubameyang, Torres.

Barcelona subs (12): Neto, Tenas, Araujo, Puig, Dembele, Depay, Braithwaite, Lenglet, L. De Jong, Mingueza, Nico, Gavi. 

MORE: No away goals in Europa League this season

How you can watch Galatasaray vs. Barcelona

  • Date: Thursday, March 17, 2022
  • Time: 1:45 p.m. ET
  • USA TV channel: UniMas, TUDN
  • USA streaming: fuboTV, Paramount+
  • Canada streaming: DAZN

USA: Viewers within the USA can watch the match on UniMas and TUDN. Each channels are streamed on fuboTVavailable on a free trial for new users. It can even be out there on CBS streaming platform Paramount+.

Canada: Just like the UEFA Champions League, the Europa League is accessible live and on demand on DAZN.


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