One of the Central matches of the final round of the group stage of the Champions League will take place at the camp Nou, where Barcelona will host Tottenham. Our forecast will help you make the right choice.
For Barcelona upcoming match with “Tottenham” has no tournament value. The Catalan club have already guaranteed first place in group and an exit in the playoffs of the Champions League. In five rounds of the “blue garnet” scored 13 points and pulled away from the nearest opponent by six points.
In the last round of Sample wards of Ernesto Valverde defeated in the Catalan Derby Espanyol (4:0). This victory was to the team’s fourth in a row. Overall this season, the “blue garnet” in 23 official matches lost only twice. And only one match lost at home “Betis” (3:4). At the same time in 11 matches at the home arena of “Barcelona” has won eight.
Injured in Barca Sergi Roberto, Malcolm Felipe and Rafinha Alcantara. At issue Samuel Umtiti.
At “Tottenham” the situation in the group is much more complicated. Despite the fact that the English club now occupies second place, only a win will secure spurs exit in the playoffs. Wards Mauricio Pochettino the assets of seven points. Gained as much “inter”, which in the final round receives PSV, and would probably win.
In the last round of the Premier League Tottenham Hotspur FC on Saturday defeated Leicester with the score 2:0. This victory was spurs ‘ eighth in their last nine official matches. On leaving the London club have won seven of their last nine matches, lost once and draw. I must say that Tottenham in each of their 13 away games this season, nine of them at least two goals.
Just will not play in the match Davinson Sanchez, Moussa Dembele and Vincent Janssen. Questionable Kieren Trippier, Serge aurier, Eric Lamela and Victor Wanyama.
Statistics and personal meetings
- In their last seven home matches in the Champions League, Barcelona didn’t lose.
- In their last eight away matches in the Champions League Tottenham have won twice and four draws.
- This season, Barcelona have won 8 of 11 matches.
- Tottenham have won away in 7 of their 9 away games this season.
- Rivals in history to have played three matches. Two of them ended in a draw – 1:1 and 2:2, and another won “Barcelona” – 4:2.
Despite the statistics, we believe that in this match Tottenham may not lose. The London club is on a good run. On the road this season, lost only once. Besides, not last role is played by motivation, which the guests will be prohibitive. At the same time, both teams are pleased with the recent good performance. Therefore, it is possible to wait for goals from both sides.