Late in the match members of the group F, after the meeting “Slavia Prague” and “Borussia Dortmund”, in this case to call Central: it will play the Spanish “Barcelona” and Italian “inter Milan” or “inter”.
After the first round both teams are in the standings by one point, but the team from Apennine Peninsula, is in position above the Spanish, because he scored one goal. However favorite it doesn’t count.
- The coefficients and forecast
Last season the Spanish team started better performance in the Champions League, but in this first round was more or less normal, despite the fact that the game often interfered with Marc-Andre Ter Stegen — away draw 0:0 with “Borussia Dortmund”, the main competitor in the group, can be called a good result.
Now “Barcelona” will meet with the team against which it played in the previous round of the tournament. Then the representatives of Catalonia won 2-0, when he took the team from Lombardy in his field, but on the road played a draw with the score 1:1, but still reached the playoffs with the first place in the table.
3rd time in the last year of the “blue garnet” will begin after 2 consecutive victories in the Spanish La Liga, but without Lionel Messi, who once again will miss the game due to injury. But even partially without him the team has manage to score 2 goals in the match against the “Villarreal”, and against “Getafe”.
The game with the team from the suburbs of Madrid was to the Catalan team only 2 out of 8 games this season in which she missed — the last time it was a goalless draw with Borussia in the Champions League.
It turned out that “Barcelona” in this campaign, played one match more missed goals than scored, but it is still considered a favorite for the occupation of first place in the group with a probability of 56%, according to the “five-network-eight”.
Italian team leader in the standings of the Italian Serie A, where Antonio Conte’s men won all 6 rounds starting, but unexpectedly played a home draw 1:1 with the Czech “Slavia Prague” in the Champions League.
And although now the “international” takes 2nd place thanks to one scored in front of their fans to a goal, it is only in the top twenty contenders for winning the trophy and doing them first place in group “538” gives a chance of 14%.
However “black and blue” has not lost any of their previous 10 matches and last 3 matches won. In 6 of the last 7 games, the team from Milan scored 4 of the 5 meetings to this environment ended not more than 2 goals.
In 5 out of 6 recent head-to-head with Barcelona also had a couple of goals.
The coefficients and forecast
Inter leads Serie A, which won Juventus, but Barcelona from the 4th place in La Liga is still considered the favorite to win:
1.44–1.65: the victory of “Barcelona”;
5.25–5.75: victory “Internazionale Milan”.
Team Antonio Conte can achieve the desired result, and the wards of Ernesto Valverde now score not just lazy.