FC Barcelona vs Bayern Munich

Author: Samrat
15 Sep 2021 04:21:14
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FC BARCELONA vs BAYERN MUNICH

 

Date – 15.09.2021; Time – 00:30 AM (IST); Venue- Camp Nou (FC Barcelona)

HISTORY ANALYSIS

H2H History

Date

Result

Key Players

Takeaways

15/08/2020

Bayern won (8-2)

Muller, Davis

Utter Dominance

13/05/2015

Bayern Won (3-2)

Lewandowski

Suarez

Bayern Strong at Home soil

07/05/15

Barca won (3-0)

Messi, Neymar

Barca’s dominance

Last Few Matches

Barcelona

Opposition

Score

Key Players

Getafe

2-1 (Barca)

Depay, Roberto

Athletic Club

1-1

Depay, F. De Jong

Real Sociedad

4-2 (Barca)

F. De Jong; Braithwaite, Depay

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Bayern Munich

Opposition

Score

Key Players

RB Leipzig

4-1 (Bayern)

Sane; Lewandowski, Musiala

Hertha BSC

5-0 (Bayern)

Lewandowski, Muller, Musiala

FC Koln

3-2 (Bayern)

Lewandowski, Gnabry

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Final Takeaways 

  • Barcelona have had additional prep time for the welcome of Bayern Munich and they have made a bright start to the season
  • Bayern has won five straight matches, which included a 4-1 thrashing of RB Leipzig in Leipzig on Saturday.
  • The lineup of Barca for this match will play together for the first time and Bayern might make the most of it.
  • It is highly unlikely that Barca come out of this match with a point

LINEUP & PLAYER ANALYSIS

Predicted Lineups   

                 Barcelona

   

Lukk De Jong is set to make his debut as Martin Braithwaite is injured

With most of the attacking players injured, Barca may start with Coutinho for tonight’s match.

Barca’s side lacks depth and synergy. Depay is the only good thing happening to Barca going forward which might not be enough to get them over the line

Bayern Munich

   

Bayern is playing like a well-oiled machine. Veterans Muller and Lewandowski have carried on their good form into this season.

New inclusion, Jamal Musiala is the one to look out for his start to this season has created a lot of buzz around him, and rightly so

Julian Nagelsmann has solidified the defense of Bayern making it more difficult for Barca to breakthrough

 

Hotspot Analysis

Barcelona

  

 

Depay

F. De Jong

  

  

Alba

Busquets

Bayern Munich

  

  

Lewandowski

Sane

  

  

Musiala 

Muller

Individual Statistics ( Both Teams)

ATTACK

Rank

Goals

Assist

Shots / Game

Shots on Target / Game

KeyPass/ Game

Passes/ Game

1.

Lewandowski (6)

Kimmich (3)

Lewandowski (5)

Lewandowski (3)

Kimmich (2.8)

Busquets (62.7)

2.

Depay (2)

Musiala (2)

Depay (2.7)

Depay (1.7)

Davis (2)

F. De Jong (58.7)

3.

Musiala (2)

Davis (2)

Coman (2)

Braithwaite (1)

F. De Jong (2)

Alba (56.7)

4.

Braithwaite (2)

F. De Jong (2)

Sane (1.8)

Musiala (0.5)

Alba (2.0)

Kimmich (54.8)

5.

Gnabry (2)

Depay (1)

Gnabry (1.5)

Gnabry (0.5)

Lewandowski (1.8)

D.Upamecano (51)

DEFENSE

Rank

Tackles / Game

Interceptions / Game

Key Passes / Game

Passes/ Game

1.

Muller (2)

Hernandez (2.0)

Davis (2.0)

Alba (56.7)

 

2.

Busquets (2.0)

Alba (2.0)

Alba (2.0)

Upamecano (51)

3.

Goretzka (2.0)

Busquets (1.3)

Roberto (0.7)

Pique (48.0)

4.

Davis (1.8)

Goretzka (1.3)

 

Davis (42.3)

5.

F. De Jong (1.7)

Kimmich (1)

 

Hernandez (29.3)

KEY PLAYERS

Rank

CAPTAIN / VICE-CAPTAIN

(Must Have)

FILLERS

(Select the rest from: )

DIFFERENTIAL

(High Risk/Reward)

1.

LEWANDOWSKI (Positioning, Finishing)

Alba (Passes, Key Passes, Tackles)

Luuk De Jong (Positioning)

2.

MULLER (Key Passes, Positioning)

F. De Jong (Passes, Tackles)

Musiala (Very Promising Young Talent)

3.

DEPAY (Form, Positioning)

Busquets (Passes, Tackles)

Sane (Pace, Counterattack)

4.

Kimmich (Passes, Key Passes)

Pedri (Passes, Key passes)

 

5.

Davis (Defense, History)

Musiala (Form, Key Passes)

 

6.

 

Sane (Attacking Threat, Assist)

 

7.

 

Upamecano (Passes)

 

8.

 

Pique (Passes, Clearances)

 

SCENARIO SPECIFIC DREAM11 TEAMS

     

   

  1. Bayern win with CS

High Probability. Lewandowski and Musiala to score

  1. Bayern win w/o CS

Very High Probability. Barca may get a goal from Depay

  

  

  1. Barca win with CS

Very Low Probability. Bayern are very strong going forward

  1. Barca win w/o CS

Neutral Probability. Barca has to be really good on the night.

 

                                                                

 

  1. Goalless Draw (0-0)

Very Low Probability. Both sides are attacking. There will be goals

 

  1. FINAL VERDICT (Prediction based on my inference)
  • Bayern Munich is way overpowered right now for Barcelona to deal with. I would prefer Scenarios 1 and 2 for today’s match
  • Davis will have a free reign down the Left as Barca’s RB position is a weak link in defense. Expect Davis to create some goal-scoring Chances. Lewandowski to finish
  • 3-1 for Bayern. Depay may put up a fight, but this Byer side has the capability to breeze past this Barcelona side.

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