Champions League: FC Barcelona vs Atletico Madrid

FC Barcelona vs Atletico Madrid Betting Tip and Predictions. In the first leg of the Quarter-finals in the UEFA Champions League, FC Barcelona host Atletico Madrid at Camp Nou. Read below betting preview, useful info and predictions for the match between FC Barcelona vs Atletico Madrid.


FC Barcelona play very good this season in the UEFA Champions League and they are one of the main candidates to win this competition. In La Liga they are standing at the top of the table and they are the main candidate to win the title, despite the fact that Real Madrid beat them 1-2 at Camp Nou, they still have 7 points more that Real and 6 points more than Atletico Madrid. In the 1/8 finals, FC Barcelona eliminated Arsenal beating them in both matches, 0-2 at Emirates and 3-1 upfront their supporters. Without any doubt, home side are big favorites to qualify in the next round, but Atletico Madrid have very strong squad and it won’t be an easy job for FC Barcelona. Home team failed to win in the last two matches against Villarreal 2-2 and Real Madrid 1-2, so this will be another tough match for them, but very important. They are under pressure and have to beat Atletico.

Atletico Madrid stand at the 2nd position in Primera and they still have a chance to win the title, but 6 points in Spanish league is a big difference and there are not many matches left until the end of the season. Team from Madrid smashed Betis in the last La Liga match 5-1 and they are full of confidence for the big match against Barca. Antoine Griezmann is in the great form and he will be the most dangerous player for Barcelona defenders. Visitors have no good memories in the matches against Barcelona. In the last six matches between these two teams in all competitions, Barcelona beat them in all matches, but Atletico have one of the best squads this season and they could be a big bite for Catalans.

FC Barcelona vs Atletico Madrid injuries and suspensions

Home side miss Sandro, Adriano and Mathieu. On the other side, visitors will be without Tiago, while Giménez, Óliver Torres and Gámez are all doubtful.

FC Barcelona vs Atletico Madrid possible lineups

FC Barcelona: Ter Stegen; Alves, Piqué, Mascherano, Alba; Busquets; Rakitić, Iniesta; Messi, Suárez, Neymar.
Atletico Madrid: Oblak; Juanfran, Savić, Godín, Filipe Luís; Gabi, Saúl, Augusto, Koke; Griezmann, Torres.

FC Barcelona vs Atletico Madrid Prediction

Barcelona are without favorites to qualify in the Semi-finals, but Atletico Madrid have amazing defence and they will do their best in order to stay unbeaten. Even, minimal lose would be acceptable for visitors. However, I expect very tough match between FC Barcelona vs Atletico Madrid and not many goals.

FC Barcelona vs Atletico Madrid Betting Tip: under 2.5 goals @ 1.75 (Bet365)

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