Bayern munich vs Paris Saint Germain
We are ready for another clash of the titans in the elite continental competition as Bayern Munich host PSG in the reverse game of the UEFA Champions League R16 clash on Wednesday evening at Allianz Arena.The Bavarians are big favorites to advance after the 0-1 victory in the return game in French capital. Nevertheless, we can never underestimate the strength of PSG who have in-form Kylian Mbappe and Lionel Messi in their ranks.
Mbappe and Messi have been phenomenal in the Ligue 1 clashes since the mentioned loss to Bayern Munich.They have inspired three successive domestic league wins despite a tough schedule and the clashes against the likes of Lille, Marseille, and Nantes.Mbappe broke record and became the best scorer in the history of PSG on Saturday evening when he bagged one of his team’s four goals in the drubbing of Les Canaris.
Les Parisiens are now eight points clear at the top of the league standings and they will be extremely motivated to stay alive in the elite continental competition by clinching a victory in Munich.Bayern were also successful at the weekend, beating Stuttgart 1-2 on the road. The good news for Julian Nagelsmann is the return of Sadio Mane who came on from the bench to substitute the goalscorer Erik Maxim Chuopo-Moting four days ago.Nevertheless, we don’t expect Mane to start on Wednesday due to his physical condition.
Bayern Munich won five of the last six head to head matches against PSG, keeping their net untouched in three of the previous four meetings.The Bavarians were the better team in the first leg played almost a month ago at Parc des Princes, but it is worth noting that Les Parisiens were without injured Mbappe (only came on as a late sub) on the occasion.Three of the last four head to head outings between these teams finished in Bayern Munich’s 1-0 wins.
Both Bayern Munich and PSG have immense firepower on display in the final third and we expect plenty of goals in the reverse fixture. The Over 2.5 goals and Both Teams To Score.Kylian Mbappe scored five goals in the last three Ligue 1 games for PSG. We see great value in backing him to find the back of the net this Wednesday.
Prediction : Bayern to Win, Over 2.5 Goals and Both teams to Score.
Tottenham Hotspur vs AC Milan
Former Italian champions do have a 1-0 aggregate lead, courtesy of their win in the first leg at home. But they are struggling quite a bit to perform well on the road, and this could be a cause to worry fans this Wednesday.Meanwhile, Tottenham are on a formidable winning streak at home, which includes wins over the likes of Manchester City, and Chelsea. They are determined to overturn this one-goal deficit.
AC Milan won the reverse fixture, registering a 1-0 win at home. However, going back more than 50 years, they remained winless against this opponent barring their victory in the first leg.And barring a single draw in 2011, the Spurs have a perfect winning record at home against this rival.
The Spurs are on a three-fixture winning streak at home, which saw them registering wins over titans Manchester City, Chelsea etc. They will be hoping to count on this momentum to take advantage of the struggles of the Italian team on the road.Infact, Milan lost three of their past four road trips, and won just twice on the road since October. And both these wins came against minnows in the Serie A.As things stand, the hosts Tottenham are expected to emerge victorious.
This is the second leg of a Champions League knockout fixture. It goes without saying just how much is at stake, and how determined the teams will be to find the back of the net at any cost.Moreover, the hosts Spurs need to overturn a one-goal deficit, while Milan will be keen on taking advantage of the spaces left at the back by Tottenham. Do anticipate goals to come in huge numbers.
Spurs scored five goals from their past three appearances at home, and these games were against some of the titans of England. They will also be inclined to come out with guns blazing, considering that they have to overturn a deficit.And AC Milan will be counting on exactly this. The hosts have no option but to concentrate on attack, and the Italians will try to make the most of this.Chances are quite high for goals to come from either end of the pitch.
Tottenham are on a great streak at home, and are high in confidence due to their wins over Manchester City, and Chelsea. On the other hand, Milan managed to win just twice on the road in the past five-month period, and both victories came over minnows.It seems Tottenham to Win.However, they did fail to keep a clean sheet in their last two games, while their counterparts for the day are on a five-fixture scoring streak. Moreover, Milan will be aiming to take advantage of the attack-minded hosts, who have to overturn a deficit.Likely, Both Teams to Score wager looks appealing.
Prediction : Tottenham Hotspurs to Win and Both teams to Score.
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