Chelsea vs Barcelona Prediction & Tips
Chelsea and Barcelona face the first leg of the UEFA Champions League first knockout round next Tuesday, starting at 19:45 on Stamford Bridge. The two clubs, which play one of the most intense European football rivalries of recent times, will now have the opportunity to write a new chapter, six years after the previous one. In all, blues and Catalans have already measured their strength in 12 games, always counting for the Champions League, and this is the third time they have met in the knockout round, with Barcelona looking to score in the 11th Consecutive time. Chelsea only once in the last five seasons has gone beyond the knockout stages, having been eliminated in their last two appearances at this stage of the competition. Chelsea reach this stage after finishing the group stage in second place in group C, while Barcelona are the winners of Group D, with no defeat (four wins and two draws). Over the weekend, both teams won their games: the London side beat Hull 4-0 in the last 16 of the FA Cup on Friday; and Barcelona were not far behind and beat Eibar in Ipurua on Saturday with two balls to zero. A match not to miss, which has everything to be unforgettable, remaining to know who will get the best in this new page of the chapter between Londoners and Catalans.
In the last five games of Chelsea there were more than 2.5 goals.
Barcelona have scored in the last five games as a visitor.
Chelsea were Group C’s best attack with 16 goals in six games.
The coldness of Luis Suárez and the magic of Lionel Messi.
Chelsea will look to win and take some advantage for the second leg. However, he faces one of the most lethal teams in European football, which almost never goes blank. We believe in a game with more than 2.5 goals.
Chelsea – Barcelona FREE TIPS
Barcelona – Win @ 2.25
Both teams to score / YES @ 1.80
Over 2.5 Goals @ 1.90