Barcelona face Bayern in this UEFA Champions League Quarter Final. The match will take place at Estádio do Sport Lisboa e Benfica, in Lisbon, Portugal. All remaining ties in this season’s UEFA competitions will be played in a single-match knockout format and played at neutral venues. This is due to UEFA’s changes to the competition format to complete the Champions League this season in a short period of time.
Barcelona v Bayern Preview: Barcelona’s Performance Graph
Barcelona v Bayern Preview: Bayern’s Performance Graph
Barcelona v Bayern Preview: Barcelona’s Key Players
Luis Suárez is the top-scorer for Barcelona in the Champions League this season. The thirty-two-year-old forward has four goals in six games. This is almost bang on his xG of 3.5 this campaign.
Lionel Messi will need close attention from the Barcelona defence. The thirty-two-year-old forward averages 0.94 goal involvements per 90 for Barcelona in the Champions League this season. This is a result of his three goals and three assists in 572 minutes of football.
Barcelona v Bayern Preview: Bayern’s Key Players
Robert Lewandowski is the top-scorer for Bayern Munich in the Champions League this season. The thirty-year-old forward has thirteen goals in seven games. However, his xG of 8.5 suggests he has perhaps been very fortunate to have scored this many.
Serge Gnabry looks a major goal threat for Bayern Munich also. The twenty-four-year-old forward has six goals in seven games in the Champions League this season. However, his xG of 2.6 suggests he has also been fortunate to have scored as many as he has.
Ivan Perišić looks like another dangerman for Bayern Munich. The thirty-year-old forward averages 1.22 expected goal involvement per 90 in this competition. In terms of end-product, he already has two goals and three assists this campaign.
Highlights of Barcelona’s last match
Highlights of Bayern’s last match
CraqueStats Predicts: Barcelona 1 – 2 Bayern
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