2016-2017 UEFA Champions League Match Prediction: Paris Saint Germain vs. Barcelona

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Match Venue: Parc des Princes

Match Date: 15 February 2017

 

12BET (Football Tips) It’s the battle of the champions in UEFA Champions League round of 16. Both clubs are having a tough time securing the tough spot on their respective domestic fights. It will be the survival of the fittest for both Paris Saint Germain and Barcelona.

 

Head to Head Matches

21/04/2015      Barcelona 2:0 Paris Saint Germain

15/04/2015      Paris Saint Germain 1:3 Barcelona

10/12/2014      Barcelona 3:1 Paris Saint Germain

10/04/2013      Paris Saint Germain 3:2 Barcelona

10/04/2013      Barcelona 1:1 Paris Saint Germain

02/04/2013      Paris Saint Germain 2:2 Barcelona

 

Team Analysis

Paris Saint Germain

Angel di Maria surely holds a great responsibility in his hand as he tries to help his team rise from their misfortune against their visitors back in 2015. PSG is currently in its good form tallying twelve undefeated run on their domestic fights. The team will try to bring their impressive stunt as they hold a home turf advantage against their opponents.

It is surprising how Edinson Cavani put up some points for the Saints this season recording a total of 25 goals.

This will be a tough match for PSG as they try to book their ticket on the next round. A tactical defense is in badly needed for this game in order to surpass the impressive run that the intruders will use over them.

Barcelona

Barcelona is struggling to bump-off Real Madrid on Spanish La Liga, and it will surely be a real struggle now that Gareth Bale is back on the track. An inconsistent play has been seen on Luis Enrique’s men which is not good since the club has the reputation to protect.

Barca will try to count on Lionel Messi once again after the veteran football player finally found a way to stop the people from bashing his performance. The Argentine found his motivation back with the help of the squad. Aside from him football enthusiast should also keep an eye on Luis Suarez as he collaborates with Messi and that is something to watch out for.

Unity and a good play will help them to once again outclass the French side.

Prediction

Both clubs are expected to snatch some points in this match considering the fixture above. Barcelona has the best counter-attack so far which will be their advantage over Paris Saint Germain, added the fact that they have the trios on their PSG.

Barcelona 2.19

Score: 1-2

 

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