Barcelona vs Atletico Madrid: TV Channel Schedule, kick off time, scores, and highlights

Barcelona will face the Athletico Madrid in Wednesday’s first leg of the Copa del Rey Quarterfinal at 4:00 PM ET.

Riding in a four-game winning streak by an aggregate score 16-1. Lionel Messi delivered his 30th hat-trick in a 4-0 victory over Deportivo La Coruna on Sunday. Messi is the bright spot of Barca as he plays his best every game.

With the high-octane game of Messi, central midfielder Andres Iniesta understands that Barcelona must play in a high level to beat Atletico Madrid.

“Looking back at the first half of the league season, we haven’t done badly. But we still need to get a lot better.

“I don’t think it’s a bad idea to rotate the team. It means we’ll be better conditioned for the run-in to the end of the season. It’s about doing what the coach decides and doing it as well as possible.

“It’ll be a very tough, intense game against Atletico. They’re a strong team. We’ll need to do as well as possible and avoid committing errors”, Inieska said in the team’s official website.

The explosiveness of Barcelona is not centered primarily on Messi. Neymar and Luis Suarez can play significant roles in determining the outcome of the game.

On the other hand, Atletico Madrid pulled off a dramatic energy to trounce rivals Real Madrid over two legs to be in the quarterfinals. Atleti ended a 4-2 aggregate score to overwhelm Real Madrid. Fernando Torres scored the first two goals in the second leg that ended 2-2.

Mario Mandzukic would be part of the offense of Atletico Madrid in breaking the defense of Barca. Mandzukic and Torres were responsible in whipping Granada in a 2-0 victory.

Barcelona vs Atletico Madrid kick off time is at 4:00 PM ET, 10 PM local. Barcelona vs Atletico Madrid tv channel schedule is on beIN Sports (U.S. and Canada), beIN Sports en Español (U.S. - Spanish), Sky Sports 5 (U.K.), Canal+ (Spain). Atletico Madrid vs Barcelona scores and highlights will be posted here after the game.

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