Barcelona – Chelsea : Preview & Prediction
He missed a hint of experience – and greatness – at the Blues in the round of 16 first leg. Held in check by a Barca led yet and everything but domineering, the English know that they will now realize one of the greatest achievements in their European history to invite themselves in the top8. It must be said that Messi and his teammates have a record of 18 wins for 2 draws since the resumption, all competitions. Already assured of winning the championship, the Catalans are not aiming for anything other than a sixth Champions League. If Coutinho can not participate in this campaign (the former Reds player had taken part in meetings with Liverpool early in the season), Ernesto Valverde can count on his trio Messi – Suarez – Dembele to force the decision. Attractive enough to go, can Chelsea really eliminate Barca in his garden?
Barcelona has won 18 of its last 20 official matches played at Camp Nou for two draws.
Barcelona have won in 22 of their last 24 Champions League games played at Camp Nou (2 draws).
Chelsea lost in their last four trips!
Dembele, on fire this weekend in the league, will bring his speed during potential against end of the game.
We really feel that Chelsea missed his chance to go, conceding a draw (1-1) against a small Barca. Winner of 22 of 24 (2 Draws) last Champions League games played on his soil, the Catalan club, carried by a stratospheric Messi, will punish the Blues. Barcelona is a little too strong and experienced for this fragile English team far from Stamford Bridge in the big events. Victory and qualification of Blaugranas!
Barcelona – Chelsea : Betting Tips
Barcelona – Win Odds: 1.45
Both teams to score / YES – Odds: 1.70
Over 2.5 Goals – Odds: 1.70