Barcelona vs Vissel Kobe: LIVE Stream Online and Updates (2-0)
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6:58 AM2 years ago

Goals and Highlights: Barcelona 2-0 Kobe

6:57 AM2 years ago
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6:56 AM2 years ago
After the match against Vissel Kobe, FC Barcelona ends the Asian tour. The next match of the Catalans will be against Arsenal, in the Joan Gamper Trophy.
6:55 AM2 years ago

90+3'| Game over! (2-0)

FC Barcelona beat Vissel Kobe 2-0. The two goals of the match have been scored by the canterano Carles Perez.
6:51 AM2 years ago

88'| Malcolm tries (2-0)

Chut of the Brazilian to the first post that stops the goalkeeper of the Japanese equipment with a great stretched.
6:49 AM2 years ago

85'| FC Barcelona goal! (2-0)

Brand new Carles Pérez with a shot crossed satin sticks to the stock of the stick.
6:46 AM2 years ago

82'| Samper leaves (1-0)

The catalan footballer retires so that his companion Kobayashi enters.
6:43 AM2 years ago

80'| Stops Maekawa (1-0)

Individual play by the Frenchman from midfield that ends with a shot stopped by the Vissel Kobe goalkeeper.
6:39 AM2 years ago

76'| Malcom fires at the crossbar! (1-0)

Brazilian shot, from inside the area, which crashes into the cross. About to make the second for his team.
6:35 AM2 years ago

71'| Failure of Aleñá! (1-0)

The FC Barcelona player wasted a clear chance, only in front of the goalkeeper. His shot was not good and stopped Maekawa. 
6:31 AM2 years ago

68'| Neto, no problem (1-0)

Yasui's very forced finish does not cause danger to the Brazilian goalkeeper.
6:26 AM2 years ago

63'| Proof of fortune Aleñá (1-0)

Distant shot from the midfielder who's almost gone. Door kick.
6:23 AM2 years ago

58'| FC Barcelona goal! (1-0)

Hand in hand between Carles Perez and Maekawa who finishes with the ball inside the goal with a shot that goes under the goalkeeper. Barça is ahead!
6:21 AM2 years ago

Iniesta and David Villa do not follow

Both Spanish players have been replaced at half-time.
6:18 AM2 years ago

55'| Combination game without success! (0-0)

Connection of passes between De Jong and Dembele that ends with the ball in possession of Vissel Kobe. 
6:12 AM2 years ago

Substitutions to the rest

Ernesto Valverde has decided to give entry to Neto, Todibo, Sergi Roberto, Umtiti, Guillem, Aleñá, De Jong, Monchu, Dembélé, Malcom and Carles Pérez. Ter Stegen, Semedo, Araújo, Lenglet, Jordi Alba, Sergio Busquets, Rakitic, Riqui Puig, Rafinha, Collado and Griezmann are leaving.
6:09 AM2 years ago

46'| To the cross! (0-0)

Todibo's auction that crashes into the wood after a previous corner kick.
6:06 AM2 years ago

45'| The second part begins! (0-0)

It's played again at Noevir Stadium.
5:56 AM2 years ago
The match is open for the second half. Both Vissel Kobe and FC Barcelona were able to open the scoring, but none of them were effective enough to score the game's first goal.
5:52 AM2 years ago

45+2'| End of the first part! (0-0)

Both teams leave in locker rooms. For the moment, a draw.
5:46 AM2 years ago

Yellow card

Yamaguchi yellow carded after a foul on Collado, who had made a great individual move in the counterattack. 
5:39 AM2 years ago


A distant shot from Rakitic goes off after bouncing off a defender.
5:37 AM2 years ago

26' Chance for Rakitic

After a corner kick, the Croatian was left a dead ball in the area, but his shot was rejected by the Japanese defence. 
5:05 AM2 years ago

LIVE: Barcelona vs Vissel Kobe

5:05 AM2 years ago


Game starts here at Kobe!
5:04 AM2 years ago

Busquets and Barcelona's president.

5:01 AM2 years ago
Barcelona and Vissel Kobe are on the pitch. Both teams await for Japan's national anthem.
4:58 AM2 years ago

Everything is set

The stadium looks amazing and as expected it is at full capacity.
4:55 AM2 years ago

Might be Hiroki Abe's day

It is possible that today Hiroki Abe will make his debut with Barcelona. The Japanese footballer could not do it in this Rakuten Cup for physical discomfort, but today is part of the substitutes list.
4:52 AM2 years ago
Both teams are about to come back to the pitch from the locker rooms.
4:47 AM2 years ago

Barcelona Pre-game press conference

Before the game starts, you have to watch Ernesto Valverde's press conference to understand why Pique and Messi won't play today.
4:44 AM2 years ago
Andres Iniesta, David Villa and Sergi Samper all start against their former team.
4:32 AM2 years ago

Barcelona lineup

Ter Stegen, N. Semedo, I. Rakitic, Sergio, Riqui Puig, Rafinha, Lenglet, Griezmann, Jordi Alba, Collado and Araujo.
4:29 AM2 years ago

Vissel Kobe lineup

Daiya Maekawa, So Fujitani, Dankler, Daiki Miya, Ryo Hatsuse, Hataru Yamaguchi, Sergi Samper, Andrés iniesta, Keijiro Ogawa, David Villa and Yuta Goke.
4:24 AM2 years ago
All set here at the Noevir Stadium. Kobe city football fans are so into today's game. 

4:20 AM2 years ago
Lineups will be out anytime soon. 
4:12 AM2 years ago

No Piqué

Gerard Piqué has some discomfort in his left thigh and won't play in today's game, informed Barcelona manager Ernesto Valverde. 
4:08 AM2 years ago
Belgian defender Thomas Vermaelen will follow the steps of Andres Iniesta and David Villa. The center back leaves Barcelona to defend Vissel Kobe ranks. 
4:04 AM2 years ago
Good morning, fellas! In less than one hour, the football will be rolling here in Kobe. Our live coverage starts NOW! 
7:56 PM2 years ago

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Do not miss a detail of the match with the live updates and commentaries of VAVEL. Follow along with us all the details, commentaries, analysis and lineups for this Vissel Kobe vs Barcelona game.
7:55 PM2 years ago

How to watch Barcelona vs Vissel Kobe live TV and Stream

If you want to watch the game on TV, your options are: ESPN, ESPN Deportes+, ESPN Deportes.

If you want to directly stream it: the game can be seen live on Barça TV and here on the official website (Spain only), and also on Rakuten TV.

If you want to watch in on internet, VAVEL USA is your best option!

7:53 PM2 years ago

Noevir Stadium

This Japanese venue is where Vissel Kobe plays regularly. It was inaugurated in 2001 and has a capacity of 30,001 spectators. It has hosted, among other competitions, the 2002 World Cup.
7:53 PM2 years ago

Hiroki Abe

The Japanese, who was one of the Barça B players chosen by Ernesto Valverde to make the tour, could not be present at the previous game against Chelsea because of a hip pain, which has prevented him to make his debut with the first team.
7:51 PM2 years ago
Iniesta durante su etapa en el Barça jugando contra el Levante. FOTO: Noelia Déniz
Iniesta durante su etapa en el Barça jugando contra el Levante. FOTO: Noelia Déniz
7:50 PM2 years ago
Jugadores del FC Barcelona durante un entrenamiento. FOTO: Noelia Déniz
Jugadores del FC Barcelona durante un entrenamiento. FOTO: Noelia Déniz
7:50 PM2 years ago

Good old friends

The clash between the two teams will not be just another duel, as they see old clubmates and friends, as is the case of Andres Iniesta, David Villa and Sergi Samper with the FC Barcelona squad. While the two midfielders have spent virtually all their sporting lives linked to Barça, the striker was in the Catalan team for three seasons. The "Guaje" helped, among other things, to win a Champions League.
7:49 PM2 years ago

In shape

Unlike the La Liga, the official Japanese league began in March, so the azulgranas will find a Vissel Kobe on track. In the J1 League, is ranked fifteenth, out of a total of eighteen teams competing.
7:49 PM2 years ago

Looking to bounce back

After FC Barcelona's 2-1 defeat to Chelsea, Ernesto Valverde's squad will look to improve their image and win against Vissel Kobe. With this duel, the Asian tour closes and the next scheduled meeting will be against Arsenal, rival in the Joan Gamper Trophy (August 4).
7:44 PM2 years ago

Kick-off time

The Barcelona vs Vissel Kobe game will be played at the Kobe City Misaki Park Stadium, in Kobe, Japan. The kick-off is scheduled at 5am ET.
7:42 PM2 years ago

Welcome everybody!

Welcome to’s LIVE coverage of the 2019 Rakuten Cup game: FC Barcelona vs Vissel Kobe!

My name is Alan Nunez and I’ll be your host for this game. We will provide you with pre-game analysis, roster updates, and news as it happens live here on VAVEL.