Barcelona vs PSG Match Prediction: February 16, 2021
On the 16th of February, 2021, two European giants will be facing each other: Paris Saint Germain (PSG) of France Vs FC Barcelona of Spain at the Camp Nou. This game means a lot for both teams as each of them will be looking to secure a place in the next round of the most prestigious club competition in the footballing world.
Match Analytics and Odds
Both teams have been getting decent results from their respective leagues. Their current financial problems aside, Barcelona have been on a consistent run of form in their league winning all but one of their last 5 games. They currently are placed 2nd, sharing points with Real Madrid, but ahead of them on Goal Difference.
In the UEFA Champions League, the Blaugranas were 2nd in Group G, winning 5 of their 6 games, the only loss was recorded in a game against group leaders, Juventus.
Their all-season top goalscorer and star boy, Lionel Messi has been linked with a move to their opponent’s team, PSG who currently have a former Catalan in the person of Neymar in their squad.
The season has been a good ride for Ronald Koeman and his men as they have had to push through a relatively difficult time to make their fans happy weekly.
The Parisians have put up a satisfactory performance this season in the Ligue 1, they are currently in third place with 14 wins, 3 draws and 5 losses out of the 22 games currently played. They have also won 4 out of their last 5 games.
Despite a change of the team coach late last year, the team has managed to hold form and do well with a new manager, Mauricio Pochettino even claiming his first managerial title, the trophies des champions early in January 2021.
Kylian Mbappe, their talisman, has bagged as many as 16 goals this season and will be eagerly looking to put his name on the scoresheet at the Camp Nou. Neymar is another potent attacking threat that PSG have to unleash in the UCL round of 16 qualifiers against Barca
The red and blues topped Champions League Group H, winning 4 and losing 2 of their group stage games, their Goal Difference ultimately putting them over fellow group-members RB Leipzig with whom they shared points.
No doubt, the upcoming PSG Vs FCB game will be a tough one as both teams have quality ballers and technical managers. Judging by their current forms, it is more likely that FC Barcelona will come out on top in this fixture, they have averaged 1.33 points for their home games in the UCL compared to PSG’s 1.25 points per away game. It is also more likely for Barca to score more goals as well as concede more.
Judging by precedents, the game is also likely to be a high-scoring affair as their past games have averaged about 4 goals per match.
Because the game is still a bit distant, the outcomes might vary with the team lineup, some players may be injured or unfit to play, it is, therefore, important to make further inquiry as match day draws nearer, you can trust 4rabet to supply the most competitive odds when you are ready to stake on this game.