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Barcelona vs Bayern Munich Betting Tips, Predictions & Odds - Can Bayern nullify Messi magic?

  • Barcelona meet Bayern Munich in the Champions League quarter-finals on Friday
  • Barcelona are undefeated in 19 of their last 20 Champions League matches
  • Bayern Munich have won 3 of their last 4 matches against Barcelona
  • Bayern Munich have won of their last 18 matches in all competitions
  • Robert Lewandowski has scored 54 goals this season
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Bayern Munich took on Barcelona in the 2014/15 UEFA Champions League Semi-Finals (Getty Images)

Barcelona and Bayern Munich contest the UEFA Champions League quarter-finals in Lisbon on Friday. The stage is set for a Lionel Messi vs Robert Lewandowski battle, who will come out on top in Portugal?

Barcelona Form


Barcelona finished five points behind Real Madrid in La Liga after surrendering the lead. Quique Setién’s side finished the season with a 5-0 win at Deportivo Alaves with Ansu Fati, Lionel Messi (2), Luis Suárez and Nélson Semedo on target.

The Catalan club won 3-1 against Napoli in the Champions League at Camp Nou on Saturday to progress 4-2 on aggregate. Clément Lenglet headed home an Ivan Rakitic corner, Lionel Messi making it 2-0 before winning a penalty that Luis Suárez converted.

Barcelona didn’t create many chances in the second half and were prepared to see the game out. 

Barcelona Team News


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


Bayern Munich are coming off domestic double after winning the Bundesliga and the German Cup. Hansi Flick’s side have been in sensational form, winning their last 18 matches in all competitions.

The Bavarians won 4-0 at Wolfsburg in their final Bundesliga match. They beat Bayer Leverkusen 4-2 against in the DFB-Pokal final with David Alaba, Serge Gnabry and Robert Lewandowski (2) on target.

FC Bayern crushed Chelsea 4-1 in the Champions League in Munich on Saturday to progress 7-1 on aggregate. Robert Lewandowski and Ivan Perisic put Bayern 2-0 up with Corentin Tolisso making it 3-1 and Lewandowski scoring his second goal late on.

Bayern Munich Team News


Right-back Benjamin Pavard is injured. Kingsley Coman is doubtful with Ivan Perisic his replacement on the wing.

Left-back Alphonso Davies sat out training on Wednesday with Lucas Hernández his likely replacement if necessary.

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 have a 6-2 advantage against Barcelona with two draws in 10 matches. FC Bayern won 7-0 on aggregate in the 2012-13 UEFA Champions League semifinals.

It was much closer in the 2014-15 Champions League semifinals. Barcelona won 3-0 at Camp Nou before a 3-2 defeat in Munich, the Catalan club going through 5-3 on aggregate.

Barcelona vs Bayern Munich Odds


Bayern Munich are 2.00 favourites at William Hill with Barcelona available at 3.50 at Unibet. A draw can be backed at 4.00 at bet365.

Barcelona vs Bayern Munich Match Up


Barcelona get two important midfielders back from suspension and have one of the most devastating attacks in football. Lionel Messi, Luis Suarez and Antoine Griezmann have the ability to hurt any defence.

Bayern Munich have an extremely very strong squad and one of the best strikers in the world. Robert Lewandowski is machine, the Polish forward has scored 54 goals for FC Bayern 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 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 20:00 BST 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.

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Verdict

Barcelona are vulnerable under Quique Setién but with Lionel Messi anything is possible. Regardless, Bayern Munich can’t be stopped at the moment with Robert Lewandowski a force to be reckoned with.

Best Bet: Bayern Munich Win Full Time Result @100 at William Hill - 3 Units
First Goalscorer Tip: Robert Lewandowski First Goalscorer @330 at bet365 Sport NJ - 2 Units
Correct Score Tip: Bayern Munich Win 3-1 Correct Score @1400 at Borgata Sports - 1 Unit

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