Champions League: Barcelona vs Manchester City

Barcelona vs Manchester City Betting Tip and Predictions. In the one of the most interesting matches in the UEFA Champions League, FC Barcelona host Manchester City at Camp Nou. Read below betting preview, betting tips, useful info and betting predictions for the match between Barcelona vs Manchester City.


Barcelona stand at the top of the table in the Group C of the UEFA Champions League and they are on the good way to reach the knock-out phase of this competition. Without any doubt, home side is one of the main favorites to win the trophy in Champions League, but they want to go step by step. FC Barcelona want to secure the first position as soon as possible, so the match against Manchester City is very important for them and they will be fully motivated to take another three points. Talking about Josep Guardiola, Barcelona’s manager Luis Enrique said of  that he is the best coach in the world. “This is not a match between the coaches. The players are the ones who’ll decide victory and defeat.” – added Enrique. Home team don’t play impressive this season in LaLiga, after they lost two matches, but they know how to play big matches like these and they are favorites to win this one.

Manchester City started this season very good, but their recent performance is not at the high level. They are without win on their last three games in all competitions, so the match against FC Barcelona is important for them and they hope that can make positive result. After victory against Borussia Monchengladbach 4-0 in the first round, Manchester City took only one point against Celtic 3-3. Meanwhile, they have played to matches in Premier League without success. First, Tottenham beat them 2-0, while in the last league match City failed to beat Everton. Manchester City have already played against Barcelona in the Champions League in the last two seasons and Spanish giant beat them in all four games. There were some rumors that Pep Guardiola tried to sign Lionel Messi and move him to City, but he denied that, and according to, he said: “I never called Messi, Neymar, Busquets, Suarez or anybody.”

Team News

Home side have almost full squad available, except their second goalkeeper Jasper Cillessen who is out due to injury. On the other side, visitors will be without Sagna and Delph.

Barcelona vs Manchester City Predicted Lineups

Barcelona: Ter Stegen, Sergi Roberto, Piqué, Mascherano, Alba, Rakitić, Busquets, Iniesta, Messi, Suárez, Neymar.
Manchester City: Bravo, Zabaleta, Stones, Otamendi, Clichy, Fernandinho, Gündoğan, Sterling, Silva, De Bruyne, Agüero.

Barcelona vs Manchester City Prediction

Home side is a favorite to win this game and, to be honest, every result except home win would be a surprise. But, I can’t underestimate Man City, the club with plenty quality players, their recent performance is very poor. However, I expect an interesting and open match between Barcelona vs Manchester City and many goals in both nets.

Barcelona vs Manchester City Betting Tip: BTS/Yes @ 1.53 (Bet365)

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