The prediction of Barcelona and Bayern Munich comes before the match of the Champions League Playoffs – quarter-finals. This game will be played on August 14th, at Estádio da Luz, Portugal. In this match overview, we bring you betting tips and accurate predictions of results based on the analysis of these two sides.
Barcelona vs Bayern Munich Match Preview and Team News
Barcelona played great in the group stage and deservedly won first place with four wins and two draws. However, they haven’t been too efficient in front of the oppositions’ goal, as the Spanish side scored only nine goals. Ivan Rakitic is a great defensive midfielder, and it isn’t easy to take the ball away from him. Antoine Griezmann has to show his class, and the question is when the Frenchman will show why he joined the club. They are very patient at the club and are waiting for him to show the right form. Barcelona has great young players. Anssumane Fati is only 17 years old, but he plays phenomenally, and he is the future of Barcelona. Leo Messi is a real football miracle, the best player in the world is a football magician. Samuel Umtiti is injured and won’t be available to help his teammates.
Bayern Munich was simply perfect in the group stage with all six victories. They won the title in Germany, showed strength and are deserving champions. The German side has a lot of players in the middle of the field, and they can rotate a lot. It is such a choice that it is difficult to decide who will be in the starting lineup. Thomas Muller is a pure genius of the team, creating problems for the opponent, and his presence on the field changes the course of the match. Kingsley Coman enjoys the pitch, and when he receives the ball and goes towards the goal, the opponent has problems because he passes through the defense like a fast train. Ivan Perišić showed why he is paid dearly, he plays better offensively, which he showed with his excellent moves and reasonable ball control. Robert Lewandowski is also a football maestro as he scored 34 goals and is the top scorer in the Bundesliga. Polish international managed to find the back of the net 12 times in the Champions League, and many think he’s the best striker in the world at the moment. Hans-Dieter Flick has shown that he is a good coach, he has won the title and the German Cup, and he can hope for a new contract because everyone is satisfied with his work. Benjamin Pavard is injured.
Barcelona vs Bayern Munich Predicted Lineups
Barcelona: Ter Stegen, Semedo, Pique, Lenglet, Alba; Roberto, Busquets, Vidal, De Jong, Suarez, Messi.
Bayern Munich: Neuer, Kimmich, Boateng, Alaba, Davies, Thiago, Goretzka, Coman, Muller, Gnabry, Lewandowski.
Barcelona vs Bayern Munich Tips and Predictions
It is going to be a great spectacle and a true derby match of this stage. The German side is a slight favorite, and we believe they are going to celebrate a victory.
There are a lot of goals in their head to head matches, and we should expect more than 2.5 goals in total. We hope that football fans will enjoy this match.
Bayern Munich to win @1.95
Over 2.5 goals FT @1.55
Correct score 1:2 @9.00