Our betting tip for the Champions League quarter-final return leg between FC Barcelona and Manchester United provides you with analysis and predictions for the match. On Tuesday, April 16, 2019, it is time for the guests from Manchester to iron out the home defeat of last Wednesday. No easy task in a presumably sold-out Camp Nou stadium in Barcelona. After the 0-1 home defeat in the first leg, the Devils have to shine abroad to maintain the chance of the semi-finals.
Will Barcelona remain unbeaten in the Champions League?
For FC Barcelona, the first leg of the Champions League quarter-finals was probably something like the team had presented under coach Ernesto Valverde. With a good start to the game, the Catalans managed the redeeming away goal in minute 12. After alleged offside first not recognized, after a closer look by the video umpire, the results of Luis Suárez was finally given. Suárez’s shot was deflected into the net and was scored as an own goal by Manchester’s Luke Shaw. Thus, the man from Urugay must still wait for his first Champions League goal of the current season. Barcelona superstar Lionel Messi looks very different, he leads with 8 goals the shooter list of the Catalans and is also in the Champions League scorers list at the top. Barca was able to play their game at Old Trafford without having to take any chances to control the game. They have thus developed a very good starting position for the second leg. After a very convincing performance against Olympique Lyon in the round of 16, when they showed off the French side 5-0 in the second leg at Camp Nou after a 0-0 away draw, FC Barcelona are also favorites in this match. Not only are the red and blue champions unbeaten in the Champions League season, the reigning champions are also the measure of all things in the Primera Division. With 9 points ahead of runner-up Atletico Madrid, everything pointed towards the championship title. In the Champions League succeeded the last title in the season 2014/2015. A first step in the direction of a repeat is done, now it is on Tuesday at Camp Nou build on the lead from the first leg and move into the semifinals.
Will United manage a small football miracle again?
Memories of the knockout stages may come to mind for Manchester United with the starting position after the first leg. With a 0-2 home defeat, the Red Devils went into the second leg and made the big sensation against Paris St. Germain. Although only one goal was scored against FC Barcelona, the starting point for Tuesday’s game at Camp Nou is similarly difficult, if not more difficult. It has to be defeated FC Barcelona undefeated so far in the Champions League. The first leg at Old Trafford did not go as planned for the Red Devils. With the quick conceding in minute 12, the team of coach Ole Gunnar Solskjaer in a bad position. Some options could be played out, but there were no compelling chances to score. Neither Marcus Rashford, nor Romelu Lukaku managed to cause concern in the Catalan defenses. In midfield, the Devils were able to claim the ball, but in the end, too little went to the front. In the defense, the unlucky own scorer of the first leg, Luke Shaw will be missing. He is locked with yellow cards and not operational. The English are struggling in the last weeks in the league with difficulties. Manchester United needs a footballing miracle similar to the one in the last sixteen in order to make it on in Camp Nou. The two teams already know each other from many a competition. The last time they met in 2011 in the Champions League. In the then final of the premier class Manchester lost at Wembley Stadium 3-1. On Tuesday, the Devils hope for a better performance, but the task will not be easy.
Football Prediction of the Day FC Barcelona vs Manchester United
However you turn it, FC Barcelona remains a favorite in this game. Accordingly, the odds of bookmakers for a win Barcas rather low. We therefore recommend hitting both teams – YES and over 2.5 goals to place bets in order to play lucrative odds.
Bet Tips: FC Barcelona