Barcelona vs Liverpool prediction

The English Premier League is well-represented in Europe this season, with a team in each semi-final tie of the Champions League and Europa League.

Liverpool probably have the toughest, coming up against the 2018-19 Spanish La Liga champions in Barcelona.

Ernesto Valverde was able to rest a number of his stars in recent weeks with such a lead over Atletico Madrid on their way to confirming their 26th title on Saturday.

This should be an entertaining first leg at the Camp Nou on Wednesday night with two excellent attacks going head-to-head.

Barcelona were the only team to keep clean sheets in both legs of their quarter-final and with the likes of Ivan Rakitic and Sergio Busquets in midfield they should see more of the ball than the Premier League side in the first leg.

Lionel Messi up against Andy Robertson and Luis Suarez matching up against Joel Matip, I cannot see Jurgen Klopp’s side keeping a clean sheet on the road.

At the other end, Liverpool’s front three haven’t been in hot form of late but I can see them scoring an important away goal in the first leg. But still, Barcelona are rightfully the favourites for the first leg and tie.

Best bet: Barcelona to win is 1.94 with Betfair
Value bet: Over 2.5 goals is 2.04 with Betfair

One thought on “Barcelona vs Liverpool prediction

Comments are closed.


Tottenham vs Ajax prediction

Tottenham Hotspur host Ajax in the first leg of the first Champions League semi-final at their new stadium on Tuesday night. Mauricio Pochettino’s side upset the odds by beating fellow English Premier League side Manchester City in the quarter-finals on the away goals. Ajax also caused an upset in the last round when they won […]

Man Utd vs Barcelona prediction

Manchester United host Barcelona in the first leg of their Champions League quarter-final clash. The Premier League side dramatically progressed past Paris Saint-Germain in the previous round thanks to Marcus Rashford’s stoppage time penalty to seal a 3-1 win the French capital. Barcelona are running away with the Spanish La Liga title following their 2-0 […]