Getafe vs. Barcelona, 2014 Copa del Rey: Preview and TV schedule

Gonzalo Arroyo Moreno

It's going to take a comeback of epic proportions for Getafe to get by Barcelona into the quarterfinals

Let us be completely honest about Thursday's Copa del Rey Round of 16 second leg between Barcelona and Getafe. It's a formality.

Yes, comebacks happen. Yes, Getafe could overturn the 4-0 loss in the first leg last week. The New York Red Bulls could also be on the verge of signing Xavi. In other words, while anything is possible, Getafe isn't going to pull off the upset of the year.

Even with three regular starters left at home by Gerardo Martino, Barca have more than enough depth and talent to get a result and book their place in the quarterfinals.

The winner of this tie will face Levante in the next round...and that will be Barcelona.

Getafe injuries and suspensions

Out: Pedro Mosquera (hamstring), Miíchel (hamstring)

Barcelona injuries and suspensions

Out: Andrés Iniesta (rest), Sergio Busquets(rest), Jordi Alba (rest).

Iniesta, Busquets and Alba did not travel with the squad to Getafe, having been left in Barca to rest.

Projected lineups

Getafe: Jordi Codina, Juan Valera, Alexis Ruano, Rafa, Roberto Lago, Juan Rodríguez, Medhi Lacen, Ángel Lafita, Pablo Sarabia, Jaime Gavilán, Ciprian Marica

Barcelona: José Manuel Pinto, Martin Montoya, Marc Bartra, Carles Puyol, Adriano, Alex Song, Sergi Roberto, Cesc Fàbregas, Pedro, Cristian Tello, Neymar.

Match Date/Time: 10 p.m. local, 4 p.m. ET

Venue: Coliseum Alfonso Pérez, Getafe, Spain

TV: beIN Sports USA, beIN Sports en Español (U.S.), Sky Sports 2 (U.K.)

Online: beIN Sports Play (U.S.), Sky Go (U.K.), beIN Sports Play (Canada)

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