Barcelona vs. Bayern Munch: Time, Channel, Odds & Prediction

Luis Suarez 2ndL) has 16 goals and 13 assists in 26 La Liga matches. Getty)

Luis Suarez (2ndL) has 16 goals and 13 assists in 26 La Liga matches. (Getty)

Pep Guardiola will lead Bayern Munich into the Camp Nou on Wednesday as the German side will take on Barcelona — his former team — in the first leg of the Champions League semifinals on Wednesday night. Real Madrid and Juventus clash in the other semifinal.

Bayern has scored 30 goals in 10 matches this season, the most in the competition. Bayern Munich is in the semifinals for an incredible fifth time in six seasons.

Bayern is coming off a trying week, losing just its third league game of the season after falling in the German Cup semifinals on penalties, ruining the possibility of a second treble in three seasons.

Barcelona’s hopes for a treble are still alive as they reached the Copa del Rey final and lead La Liga by two points with three matches to play.

Here’s what you need to know about the match:


The Basics

Who:

Barcelona vs. Bayern Munich

What:

UEFA Champions League semifinal, first leg

When:

Wednesday, May 6

Where:

Camp Nou in Barcelona, Spain

Time:

2:45 PM Eastern Daylight Time

Channel:

(International viewers, click here for your local provider)

Odds:

Barcelona -165, Bayern Munich +450, Draw +300


Scouting Barcelona

Champions League Record: 9-1
Coach: Luis Enrique, first season
Goals Per Game: 2.3
Clean Sheets: 5
Leading Goal Scorer: Lionel Messi, 8
Assist Leader: Lionel Messi, 4
Card Leader: Rafinha, 2 yellow cards, 1 red card


Scouting Bayern Munich

Record: 7-2-1
Coach: Pep Guardiola, second season
Goals Per Game: 3
Clean Sheets: 6
Leading Goal Scorer: Thomas Muller, 6
Assist Leader: Thomas Muller/Robert Lewandowski, 3
Card Leader: Xabi Alonso, 3 yellow cards, 1 red card


Heavy’s Pick

Barcelona 3, Bayern Munich 2

Both sides are more comfortable going forward than defending, and that should ring true in this series. While Messi, Suarez and company will have a dominant stretch in the match, a few away goals will keep Bayern in the tie heading back to Munich for the second leg next week.

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Bayern Munich will travel to Barcelona for the first leg of a Champions League semifinal match on May 6, 2015.This will be the 9th meeting for these European powers.

Bayern Munich, 2013-2014 semifinalists in the Champions League, have a 7-1-2 record in their 10 Champions League matches this season with a goal difference of 22. Bayern Munich needed a 6-1 victory in Munich to dismiss FC Porto 7-4 on aggregate to make their fourth Champions League semifinal in the past five seasons as well. This will be the 17th Champions League semifinal appearance for Bayern Munich
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The Basics
Who:Barcelona vs. Bayern Munich
What:UEFA Champions League semifinal, first leg
When:Wednesday, May 6
Where:Camp Nou in Barcelona, Spain
Time:2:45 PM Eastern Daylight Time

Barcelona is 9-0-1 in the Champions League this season with a goal differential of 16. Barcelona beat PSG on aggregate 5-1 to make it to their fourth Champions League semifinal in the past five seasons. Barcelona will make their 16th Champions League semifinal appearance.

Bayern Munich has the upper hand in the eight previous fixtures with Barcelona, posting a 5-2-1 record. They last played in the semifinals of the 2012-2013 Champions League, with Bayern Munich winning 7-0 on aggregate. Bayern Munich has a goal differential of six in these games and has never beaten Bayern Munich without Pep Guardiola as head coach.

Pep Guardiola will lead Bayern Munich into the Camp Nou on Wednesday as the German side will take on Barcelona — his former team — in the first leg of the Champions League semifinals on Wednesday night. Real Madrid and Juventus clash in the other semifinal.

Bayern has scored 30 goals in 10 matches this season, the most in the competition. Bayern Munich is in the semifinals for an incredible fifth time in six seasons.

Bayern is coming off a trying week, losing just its third league game of the season after falling in the German Cup semifinals on penalties, ruining the possibility of a second treble in three seasons.

Barcelona’s hopes for a treble are still alive as they reached the Copa del Rey final and lead La Liga by two points with three matches to play.

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