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Barcelona vs Bayern Munich Betting Tips, Preview & Odds - Can Bayern Munich stop Lionel Messi?

  • Barcelona clash with Bayern Munich in the UEFA Champions League quarter-finals on Friday
  • Barcelona are undefeated in 19 of their last 20 UEFA Champions League fixtures
  • Bayern Munich have won 3 of their last 4 meetings with Barcelona
  • Bayern Munich have won their last 18 games in all competitions
  • Robert Lewandowski has hit the back of the net 54 times this campaign
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Barcelona and Bayern Munich clash in the UEFA Champions League quarter-finals in Lisbon on Friday night. The meeting is being dubbed 'Lionel Messi vs Robert Lewandowski', but which star name will be on the winning side?

Barcelona Form & News


Barcelona were pipped by Real Madrid to the La Liga title this season. Quique Setién’s charges finished the campaign with a 5-0 victory at Deportivo Alaves, with Ansu Fati, Lionel Messi (2), Luis Suárez and Nélson Semedo all finding the back of the net.

The Catalan giants beat Napoli 3-1 in the UEFA Champions League at Camp Nou on Saturday to progress 4-2 over the two legs. French defender Clément Lenglet headed home an Ivan Rakitic corner, Lionel Messi made it 2-0 in magical style, before the Argentine won a penalty that Luis Suárez made no mistake with.

Barcelona have issues in central defence with Jean-Clair Todibo and Ronald Araújo injured with Samuel Umtiti doubtful. Gerard Piqué will continue to partner Clément Lenglet in central defence.

Midfielders Arturo Vidal and Sergio Busquets are available after suspension. Winger Ousmane Dembélé is injured and striker Martin Braithwaite is ineligible.

Bayern Munich Form & News


Bayern Munich once again dominated the German game this season, winning the Bundesliga and the German Cup. Hansi Flick’s charges are in outstanding form, winning their last 18 fixtures in all competitions.

The Bavarians destroyed Wolfsburg 4-0 away from home in their final Bundesliga fixture of the campaign. They then ripped through Bayer Leverkusen 4-2 in the DFB-Pokal final, with David Alaba, Serge Gnabry, and the incredible Robert Lewandowski (2) scoring.

In their last match, Bayern dismantled Chelsea 4-1 in the UEFA Champions League in Munich on Saturday to progress easy 7-1 winners on aggregate. Robert Lewandowski (of course!) and Ivan Perisic put Bayern into a 2-0 lead. Corentin Tolisso made it 3-1 before Lewandowski scored the fourth late on.

Right-back Benjamin Pavard is injured. Robert Lewandowski has been in sensational form this season, scoring 12 goals in his last eight matches and 54 goals for the season.

Barcelona vs Bayern Munich Head to Head


Bayern Munich hold a 6-2 advantage over Barcelona with two draws in 10 meetings. Bayern won 7-0 on aggregate in the 2012-13 UEFA Champions League semi-finals - a two-legged tie Barca will never want to see repeated.

It was a lot more even in the 2014-15 UEFA Champions League semi-finals. Barcelona won 3-0 at Camp Nou before a 3-2 defeat in Munich. The Catalan club went through to the final 5-3 on aggregate.

Barcelona vs Bayern Munich Odds


Bayern Munich are priced at 2.00 to win the match, while Barcelona are available at 3.50. A draw pays 4.00.

Barcelona vs Bayern Munich Match Up


Barcelona will be a lot more solid in midfield with the return of Vidal and Busquets, while Lionel Messi has that knack of turning it on.

For Bayern, Robert Lewandowski is in the form of his life, with the Polish forward scoring 54 goals this season.

Barcelona vs Bayern Munich Stats


  • Barcelona are undefeated in 19 of their last 20 matches (UEFA Champions League).
  • Barcelona have won 5 of their last 6 matches (all competitions).
  • Barcelona have seen BTTS in 6 of their last 7 matches (UEFA Champions League).
  • Bayern Munich have won 3 of their last 4 matches against Barcelona (UEFA Champions League).
  • Bayern Munich have won of their last 18 matches (all competitions).
  • Bayern Munich have won by 2+ goals in 7 of their last 8 matches (UEFA Champions League).
  • Bayern Munich have seen over 3.5 goals in their last 4 matches (all competitions).
  • Bayern Munich’s Robert Lewandowski has scored 54 goals this season (all competitions).

Barcelona vs Bayern Munich FAQ

Where can I watch the Barcelona vs Bayern Munich live stream online?

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Where is Barcelona vs Bayern Munich being played?

Barcelona vs Bayern Munich is being played at Estádio da Luz in Lisbon, Portugal.

When is Barcelona vs Bayern Munich being played?

Barcelona vs Bayern Munich is being played at 21:00 SAST on Friday 14 August 2020.

What competition are Barcelona vs Bayern Munich playing in?

Barcelona vs Bayern Munich are playing in the UEFA Champions League quarter-finals.

What happened the last time these sides met?

In the 2014-15 UEFA Champions League semi-finals, Barcelona won 3-0 at Camp Nou before a 3-2 defeat in Munich. The Catalan club went through 5-3 on aggregate.

Verdict

Bayern Munich are at the top of their game and Robert Lewandowski is on fire, so I'm tipping Bayern to win and Lewandowski to score.

Best Bet: Bayern Munich Win Full Time Result @2.00 at Sportingbet - 3 Units
First Goalscorer Tip: Robert Lewandowski First Goalscorer @4.30 at Sportingbet - 2 Units
Correct Score Tip: Bayern Munich Win 3-1 Correct Score @15.00 at betway - 1 Unit

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