The prediction of Barcelona and Manchester United comes before the match of the Round of 16 of the Europa League. This game will be played on February 16th at Camp Nou, Spain. In this match overview, we bring you betting tips and accurate predictions of results based on the analysis of these two sides.
Barcelona vs Manchester United Match Preview and Team News
Barcelona didn’t have a good Champions League season, but they are brilliant in Spanish La Liga. They have 11 points more than Real Madrid, so they are on the right track to another championship title. Barcelona won the last 11 matches in a row in all competitions. In the previous game, they won 1-0 on the road against Villarreal. Barcelona didn’t impress, as they had only six shots at the goal, but they still secured all three points. The hosts have brilliant defense, as they allowed only one goal in the last seven matches. Raphinha enjoys the pitch, and when he receives the ball and moves toward the goal, the opponent has problems. Pedri showed that he is a great player, he moves well and cooperates with the attackers, all praise for him. Barcelona doesn’t have significant injury problems. The only two players that should miss the game on Thursday against Manchester United are Ousmane Dembele and Sergio Busquets.
Manchester United had a slow start this season, but lately, they are playing much better. In the Premier League, Manchester United are on course to finish in places that will give them the Champions League for the next season. Manchester won five of the last six matches. Last weekend, they won 2-0 on the road against Leeds. The home side had 16 shots on the goal, while the guests had only 11, but Erik ten Hag’s team still recorded another victory. Barcelona and Manchester United used to meet in the Champions League. In the last four h2h games, the Spanish side won all four times. In the previous match, Barcelona won 3-0, but that was in 2019. Jadon Sancho is the engine of this team, he goes through the opponent’s defense like a fast train, has excellent ball control, and the English international can be satisfied with his performance. Scott McTominay found the right role in the team, he moves great in the middle of the field, and it isn’t easy to take the ball away from this guy.
Barcelona vs Manchester United Predicted Lineups
Barcelona: ter Stegen, Kounde, Araujo, Christensen, Balde, Pedri, de Jong, Kessie, Raphinha, Gavi, Lewandowski.
Manchester United: De Gea, Wan-Bissaka, Varane, Shaw, Malacia, Casemiro, Fred, Fernandes, Sancho, Rashford, Weghorst.
Barcelona vs Manchester United Betting Tips and Predictions
It is going to be an exciting clash, as Manchester United is not without a chance of remaining undefeated. However, we believe Barcelona should meet the expectations and deliver a win.
We expect an exciting clash where these two teams should continue their scoring record. Therefore, both sides should find the back of the opponent’s net.
Barcelona to win @ 1.80
BTTS Yes @ 1.75
Correct score 3:1 @ 16.00