Former Bayern Munich striker Robert Lewandowski returns to his previous house as Barcelona go to Allianz Area in UEFA Champions League group stage play.
The 34-year-old moved to the Camp Nou this summer season after forcing his approach out of the German aspect. Whereas Bayern sporting director Hasan Salihamidzic requested followers to not boo Lewandowski, as he “received every little thing with us,” it is going to be fascinating to see how the Bavarian devoted react after the participant’s contentious departure.
Lewandowski is off to a roaring begin in Bundesliga play, and bagged a hat-trick in his Champions League debut with the membership towards Viktoria Plzen final week.
His Bayern substitute Sadio Mane, in the meantime, helped spur his new aspect to a Group C victory over Inter Milan final week, however he has been unable to forestall the aspect from slumping to 3 straight Bundesliga attracts in current weeks. Mane performed restricted minutes within the 2-2 draw towards Stuttgart over the weekend, and will likely be motivated to down his predecessor.
Bayern Munich vs. Barcelona TV channel, stay stream
|Australia||Wed, Sept. 14||05:00 AEST||—||Stan Sport|
|Canada||Tues, Sept. 13||15:00 ET||—||DAZN|
|Hong Kong||Wed, Sept. 14||03:00 HKST||beIN Sports activities 3||beIN Sports activities Join|
|India||Wed, Sept. 14||00:30 IST||Sony Ten 2||Sony Liv, JioTV|
|Malaysia||Wed, Sept. 14||03:00 MT||beIN Sports activities 3||beIN Sports activities Join|
|New Zealand||Wed, Sept. 14||07:00 NZST||—||Spark Sport|
|Singapore||Wed, Sept. 14||03:00 SST||beIN Sports activities 3||beIN Sports activities Join,
|UK||Tues, Sept. 13||20:00 BST||BT Sport 4||BT Sport web site & app|
|USA||Tues, Sept. 13||15:00 ET||Univision, TUDN||fuboTV, Paramount+, ViX+|
UK: The Champions League group stage match between Bayern Munich and Barcelona will likely be televised on BT Sport 4, and might be streamed on each the BT Sport app and web site.
USA: In the USA, the Group C match will likely be televised on Spanish language channels Univision and TUDN, that are obtainable to stream through fuboTV. Moreover, the match will likely be streamed in English on CBS’s subscription-based platform Paramount+ and on the Univision Spanish-language streaming service ViX+.
Canada: Each Champions League match all season lengthy is streamed through DAZN.
Australia: Each Champions League match all season lengthy is streamed through Stan Sport.
Bayern Munich vs. Barcelona lineups
Bayern striker Sadio Mane was rested towards Stuttgart, coming off the bench for a nine-minute cameo on the finish of the disappointing draw. He comes again in at central striker, as Thomas Muller was ineffective in that spot.
Younger stars Jamal Musiala and Mathys Tel had been brilliant within the Stuttgart match, each discovering the again of the online, and the previous retains his place with Serge Gnabry hitting the bench. Leroy Sane returns to the lineup after solely seeing 30 minutes towards Stuttgart.
The defensive pairing of Matthijs de Ligt and Dayot Upamecano has struggled at instances to start out the 12 months, and it is Lucas Hernandez who is available in for this match rather than de Ligt. Benjamin Pavard and Marcel Sabitzer are additionally again within the lineup as properly, whereas younger Jamal Musiala is a part of the assault rather than Serge Gnabry.
Bayern Munich beginning lineup (4-2-3-1): Neuer (GK) — Davies, Hernandez, Upamecano, Pavard — Sabitzer, Kimmich — Musiala, Muller, Sane — Mane.
Barcelona hammered Cadiz on the street by a 4-Zero scoreline over the weekend, with Robert Lewandowski joined on the scoresheet by Ousmane Dembele, Ansu Fati, and Frenkie de Jong, all discovering the again of the online after the halftime break. This Barcelona aspect is firing on all cylinders for the time being below supervisor Xavi Hernandez.
Dembele and Lewandowski noticed restricted minutes within the La Liga match, approaching as substitutes. New defensive signing Marcos Alonso made his debut over the weekend towards Cadiz and now makes his first Barcelona begin, whereas fellow new man Hector Bellerin heads to the bench after beginning over the weekend.
In the remainder of of protection, it is Jules Kounde on the proper plus a center-back pairing of Ronald Araujo and Andreas Christensen, with Gerard Pique, Eric Garcia, and Jordi Alba all obtainable as substitutes.
Barcelona beginning lineup (4-3-3): Ter Stegen (GK) — Alonso, Araujo, Christensen, Kounde — Pedri, Busquets, Gavi — Dembele, Lewandowski, Raphinha.
— FC Barcelona (@FCBarcelona) September 11, 2022
Bayern Munich vs. Barcelona betting decide & prediction
Odds through Caesars (USA), Sports activities Interplay (Canada), & SkyBet (UK).
Simply based mostly purely on kind, these traces do not fairly make sense. Since a season-opening scoreless attract La Liga play, Barcelona have pummeled everybody of their path, whereas Bayern Munich have struggled in home play.
Bayern are particularly struggling defensively, and whereas the assault is without doubt one of the world’s greatest, it hasn’t fairly been capable of make up for the deficiencies on the again.
Backing Barcelona on the given odds could possibly be a smart transfer as they give the impression of being to grab management of a brutal Group C that is instantly up for grabs.
- Decide: Barcelona moneyline (+310 at Caesars)
- Prediction: Bayern Munich 1-Three Barcelona
|Bayern Munich win||-135||1.74||3/4|
to attain Y / N
|-230 / +175||1.37 / 2.65||4/11, 2/1|
|Over / Below
|-105 / -125||1.91 / 1.83||10/11, 4/5|
|Bayern Munich -0.5||-140||1.75||—|