Ironically, before the Champions League crash against FC Barcelona, Manchester United is in poor shape. Can the team still be dangerous to the Catalans? Here is our tip!
Today’s Betting Tips Manchester United vs FC Barcelona
Barca vs ManU – it can not be much bigger! Already in the quarter-finals of the Champions League are facing with FC Barcelona and Manchester United two of the largest clubs in the world. The better cards currently appear to have the guests from Spain, who dominate nationally. United, on the other hand, is currently struggling with its own form – but has already proved its worth several times over. What to expect at Old Trafford?
Manchester United – Statistics & Current Form
⚽️ The last three results: 1: 2 vs. Wolverhampton Wanderers, 2: 1 Vs. Watford, 1: 2 vs. Wolverhampton Wanderers
What is going on in the red part of Manchester? The answer to this question is probably currently looking for many; Just after the biggest success of the season, after the dramatic 3-1 victory against Paris in the CL round of 16, broke Manchester United. Since then, the team won only one of four competitive matches.
The prelude to the negative series formed the match against Arsenal. Usually the arch-rivals are the Red Devils, United has repeatedly brought the Gunners sounding bankruptcies. In this case, however, it was the troupe from London who set the tone and won completely well (0: 2).
Subsequently, the team against the Wanderers the chance of quick reparation and the entry into the FA Cup semi-final. But instead of responding with a strong-willed performance, the team seemed to rely too much on their individual class – which went against the favorite fright from Wolverhampton thoroughly shit: After 90 disappointing minutes, the deserved Cup of Manchester was sealed (2-1).
The following weekend, United met Watford, who lost the series of two games. Against the Hornets, the team actually seemed to be up and presented noticeably improved, which ultimately was enough for a 2-1 win – but not for a change in the narrative. Furthermore, United’s offensive game seemed to falter, and the defense continued to show some holes in what the Wolverhampton Wanderers should re-exploit in the second encounter within two weeks: in the league as well, the newly promoted defeated the favorites (1-2), bringing the first crisis under coach Solskjaer was perfect.
The misery comes at an inopportune: With FC Barcelona waiting on Wednesday evening probably the strongest opponent of the entire season, only in the best shape, the Red Devils can compete with the Catalans. Wherever the team should take the necessary self-confidence for such a performance, seems like a mystery – but it behaved similar to PSG before the second round of the second knockout round: United’s prospects seemed bad, but despite a desolate 0-2 defeat in the first leg secured in Paris the quarter-final ticket (3: 1). It is important to remember this now.
Possible lineup Manchester United
Solskjaer will have to rely primarily on mentally-fortified forces, after the heads have recently hung down more and more in Manchester. In view of this motto, one or the other top performers could well find themselves on the bench – in any case, could recommend in recent weeks, hardly an actor.
↪ De Gea – A. Young, Smalling, Lindelöf – Diogo Dalot, McTomay, Matic, Pogba, Shaw – Lingard, Lukaku
FC Barcelona – Statistics & Current Form
⚽️ The last three results: 2: 0 vs. Atletico Madrid, 4: 4 vs. Villarreal, 2: 0 vs. Espanyol Barcelona
Last weekend, FC Barcelona probably dispelled the last doubts – the championship celebration can be planned: By the 2-0 win over Atlético Madrid, the Catalans distanced the only remaining competitors for the La Liga crown to eleven (!) Points – a lead that the team will probably no longer take.
At first, Barca also had a tough time with the rojablancos, who had acted courageously and aggressively at Camp Nou. However, when Diego Costa scored a red card with a wild insult to the referee, the tide turned – and Barca took over. The fact that the game remained exciting until the final phase, was only on several times brilliantly parrying goalkeeper Oblak, the Atletico long held in the game – but in the end was powerless. Lionel Messi and Luis Suarez made the victory in the final minutes with two splendid goals.
Key words in the closing stages: Barca’s fans shook last week as well, as the champions defeated Villareal 2-0 and defeated 2-4 on 89 minutes. But then Messi and Suarez struck again: first, the substitute Argentinian brought down a free-kick in the left-hand corner of the goal, then his colleague struck with a brilliant drop-kick for a 4: 4 draw.
Far less drama held so far Barca Champions League season: In the first round secured despite high-class competition from Tottenham sovereign the group victory, then they were in the second round Olympique Lyon opposite. In the first leg in France, the outsider still seemed to be able to defend his reputation as a favorite fright, but in the domestic round Barca finally could burn anything: With a 4-0 power demonstration moved into the quarter-finals – for which the team currently seems more than ready.
Possible line-up FC Barcelona
↪ ter Stegen – Sergi Roberto, Pique, Lenglet, Jordi Alba – Rakitic, S. Busquets, Arthur – Messi, Suarez, Coutinho
Our Football Tips Explained Manchester United vs FC Barcelona
It does not happen too often that Manchester United is considered to be the outside of the home crowd – but in the case of the upcoming quarter-final, the Red Devils can only be classified as underdogs.
Not only does Manchester face the individually defeated team, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s team is also currently facing the worst form of crisis since the Norwegian took over (just one win from their last four games). Barca, on the other hand, probably celebrated the premature Spanish championship (2-0 against Atletico) at the weekend and can rely on a top duo in top form.
That United ends his current constitutional low calculated against the dazzling for weeks Catalans, therefore seems unrealistic – if not excluded: Also against Paris St. Germain United had already written off, as in the league race for the Champions League ranks. But always the team answered successfully, which should give hope before the duel with Barca.
Nevertheless, who wants to bet his money according to rational criteria, who can hold it on Wednesday evening only with FC Barcelona. The Elf of Ernesto Valverde proved in the past few weeks several times at the highest level of their class and sovereignty, so you do not only trusts the victory in Old Trafford – but may expect him more or less.
Betting Tips: victory for FC Barcelona