Barcelona – Bayern Munich
Barcelona against Bayern Munich is the most thrilling fixture from the Champions League 1/4-finals. This game is going to be played at the Estadio da Luz in Lisboa on Friday and honestly we can’t wait to see it. What about you?
Many people predicted that Barcelona will have problems against Napoli during the 1/8-finals and it was not an easy tie indeed. The first leg in Naples ended with a 1-1 draw, while in the second one Los Cules achieved a 3-1 win at the Camp Nou. Clement Lenglet opened the score for Barca, while Lionel Messi and Luis Suarez also scored past the goalkeeper David Ospina.
There are some rumours that Barcelona’s manager Quique Setien could change the formation against Bayern Munich. According to some reports he will opt to use a 4-4-2 formation with more men in the midfield. If it happens then most likely Antoine Griezmann will start from the bench. The French international played against Napoli at the Camp Nou, but didn’t score.
Bayern Munich currently look like one of the biggest favourites for the Champions League trophy. The Bavarians dominated in Germany and won both the Bundesliga and the DFB Pokal. In the Champions League they are clinical as well. The German giants faced Chelsea in the 1/8-finals and won both games with ease. Hansi Flick’s team scored 7 goals against Chelsea in total.
Barcelona should be worried about Robert Lewandowski’s performance so far. This season the Polish striker scored 53 goals in all competitions and he’s one of the best players in the world. Bayern Munich will rely on Lewandowski to beat Barca’s defense and send his team to the 1/2-finals.
Here’s our conclusion: it should be an amazing fixture between Barcelona and Bayern Munich in the Portuguese capital. Both teams are among the biggest ones in the world, so it must be a spectacle.