You are ready to tune into the Real Madrid vs Barcelona channel and watch some football. The first leg of the Copa Del Rey semi-finals begins today as Real Madrid and FC Barcelona meet at the Santiago Bernabeu stadium. This is one of the most anticipated games of the year and the hype is huge. Barca are coming off a two-game losing streak after losing 1-0 to Almeria on Sunday and losing 2-1 to Man United on Thursday. Their spirits aren’t as high as they were before their 3-1 Supercopa final win over Madrid last month. Real Madrid may have drawn 1-1 with Atlético Madrid last week but before that they had a five-win streak, including a resounding 5-2 win over Liverpool. Only one team can advance in La Copa. Who wants it more?
What channel is Real Madrid vs Barcelona on?
Real Madrid vs Barcelona is only available on ESPN+. That means you can’t watch it live on a cable channel. But don’t worry, it’s still possible to watch the game live in the US. All we have to do is turn to ESPN’s streaming platform. Streaming continues to dominate basic cable, and tonight is no exception. ESPN could easily have placed such a popular matchup on one of its many cable channels, but decided to make it an ESPN+ exclusive. This is probably a sign that international esports will remain exclusive to online streaming for the time being, but you can still catch the Real Madrid v Barcelona live stream on a TV as ESPN+ is available on most smart TVs as well as set- Top devices is available boxes like Apple TV, Amazon Fire TV Stick and more.
How to watch Real Madrid vs Barcelona online
The game begins today, March 2, at 3:00 p.m. ET. US viewers can only watch it on ESPN+. You need a subscription and there are a few options on how to get one. ESPN+ alone currently costs $10 per month or $100 for an annual plan. There is currently no free trial of ESPN+. You can also get ESPN+ as part of the Disney Bundle, which includes ESPN+, Hulu, and Disney. That costs $13 a month for the ad-supported plan or $20 a month for ad-free, but that only affects your Hulu watching. If you don’t already have one of the services, this is the best way to save money. If you just want to watch today’s game, the $10 monthly subscription is the cheapest choice.