Quique Setien has been forced to deal with the controversy surrounding his assistant coach Eder Sarabia and his criticism of Antoine Griezmann throughout the game at the Bernabeu last weekend.
The Catalan club now trail their nemesis by a point, having dropped down to second in La Liga.
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La Real are on a high after advancing to the final of the Copa del Rey, where they will meet their bitter rivals Athletic, but they are sat in sixth right now, two points off a place inside the top four, meaning a result at the champions will go some way to inspiring a strong finish to qualify for the Champions League.
Here’s how you can watch the game at the Nou Camp live on television and on the move through a live stream.
When is the game?
The game is on Saturday, 7 March, at the Nou Camp, kick-off is set for 17:30 GMT.
What TV channel is it on and is there a live stream?
The game is being shown live on La Liga TV in the UK – part of the package offered by Premier Sports. The streaming platform will therefore offer a live stream here with studio coverage from 5pm.
You can get the game on beIN Sports in the United States from 12:30 ET and 9:30am PST
Barcelona: Ter Stegen; Semedo, Pique, Umtiti, Alba; Rakitic, Busquets, De Jong, Vidal; Messi, Griezmann.
Real Sociedad: Remiro; Gorosabel, Le Normand, Zubeldia, Aihen; Sangalli, Guevara, Odegaard; Portu, Isak, Oyarzabal
Real Sociedad: 15/2