Barcelona vs. A-Leagues All Stars: When, where, team news and how to watch historic match in Australia

Spanish football giants Barcelona have touched down in Sydney ahead of their first ever match in Australia against the A-League All Stars on Wednesday night.

The club only finished its La Liga season in the early hours of Monday morning (AEST), yet have jumped on a plane, with veteran defender Gerard Pique the most notable absentee from the touring party.

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Captain Sergio Busquets is part of the travelling Spanish team with Brazilian superstar Dani Alves, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, Frankie de Jong, Memphis Depay, teenage sensation Ansu Fati and goalkeeper Marc-Andre Ter Stegen all making the trip Down Under.

Late changes to the A-League All Stars team were brought about after the A-League semi finals on the weekend, with the Dwight Yorke-coached side having little time to prepare.

The former Manchester United and Sydney FC star has never managed a team previously and admits most people don’t give his side a chance, especially with limited preparation. However, if there was a ever a good time to play the five-time European champions, Yorke believes this is it, giving local players a chance to showcase their skills in front of the Spanish giants.

Full A-Leagues All Stars squad

Goalkeepers: Jamie Young*, Filip Kurto, Andrew Redmayne

Defenders: Adama Traore, Curtis Good*, Leo Lacroix*, Jason Davidson, Rhyan Grant, Ben Garuccio*, Adrian Mariappa, Roderick Miranda*, Scott Neville, Kye Rowles , Alexandar Popovic**

Midfielders: Daniel Penha, Anthony Caceres, Milos Ninkovic, Jack Rodwell (captain), Jake Brimmer*, Isaias Sanchez, Jay O’Shea, Reno Piscopo, Callum Timmins

Forwards: Jamie Maclaren*, Beka Mikeltadze*, Craig Goodwin*, Jason Cummings, Garang Kuol, Mathew Leckie*, Marco Tilio*, Nestroy Irankunda, Olivier Boumal**

*Ruled out, **Late addition

Barcelona vs. A-Leagues All Stars ticket details

Tickets for the match are available via Ticketek but availability is quickly running out.

The cheapest adult ticket can be bought for $49, while seats in the Barcelona active support section are

also still up for grabs with prices starting from $79. 

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