Barcelona vs Pumas UNAM: Trofeo Gamper preview
for Barcelonathere is nothing like bringing the pre-season to a close than with the traditional Trofeo Joan Gamper – the chance for the fans to see the new-look team in action before the new season begins. This will be the 57th edition of the tournament and the second time that Barça have invited Mexican opponents to take part in their summer showpiece.
Club Universidad Nacionalor Pumas as they are more commonly known will be putting Xavi’ team to the test. Pumas accepted the invitation after Jose Mourinho’s Roma, who were originally contracted to take part, decided to bow out. This edition of the Trofeo Joan Gamper will serve another purpose as it will give former Barça full-back Dani Alvesthe most decorated player in football history, the chance to bid farewell to the home fans. Alves returned to Barcelona last season but his contract was not renewed and he accepted an offer to play out his final years with Pumas.
Barcelona vs Pumas UNAM: team news and injury updates
Xavi has all of his first team squad available for the match, including Samuel Umtiti and Martin Braithwaite, who were excluded from the US Tour. The home fans will be looking forward to seeing summer signings Robert Lewandowski, Raphinha, Jules Kounde, Andreas Christensen and Franck Kessie in action for the first time.
What time does Barcelona vs Pumas UNAM kick off?
The 2022 Trofeo Gamper match between Barcelona and Pumas UNAM will kick off at 20:00 hours local time (CEST) at Camp Nou, Barcelona on Sunday 7 August 2022. in the United Statesthat’s 2pm EDT/11am PDT.
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How can I watch Barcelona vs Pumas UNAM?
in Spain, Barca TV and TV3 will be showing the game live. In the US, TUDN.com has the rights to this year’s Trofeo Gamper, they will be broadcasting the match live online and through their TUDN App. Unfortunately, this year, the Trofeo Joan Gamper will not be broadcast in the UK – 32 territories will be showing the match live worldwide.
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Barcelona vs Pumas UNAM: AS USA live coverage
You’ll also be able to follow the action at Camp Nou right here on AS USA. Kieran Quaile will be providing live-text commentary of Barcelona vs Pumaswith build-up beginning about an hour before kick-off.