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Barcelona - Manchester United
Europa League
Thu, 16.02.2023 – 8:45 PM GMT+3
our main tip:
Most Goals 2nd Half

Barcelona vs Manchester United 16.02.2023

Barcelona will train their guns on the Europa League when they welcome Manchester United to Camp Nou in what is easily the tie of the round of 16. The Catalan giants are the runaway leaders in La Liga having opened up an 11-point gap at the summit of the table with a 1-0 win away at Villarreal at the weekend. They were eliminated from a tough Champions League Group C after finishing 3rd behind Bayern and Inter Milan but they certainly enter the lower-tier Europa League as one of the favorites to win it all.

Manchester United have been doing brilliantly themselves. A run of 14 wins in their last 17 matches has seen them storm into the EPL title race as a dark horse to possibly challenge Arsenal and Man City. They were in the Europa League from the start though and finished 2nd in Group E behind Real Sociedad. The Red Devils’ brilliant form however makes them a threat against just about anyone.

Given the stakes at play here, we expect a close opening half with neither team ceding too much ground. Both teams have been solid defensively and we expect that to come out here. However, we fancy the game to open up in the second as legs get weary. As such we are backing more goals to feature in the 2nd half as compared to the 1st.

Main tip: Most Goals 2nd Half (go to tip details)

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Head-to-Head stats Barcelona vs Manchester United

We look at the last 10 matches between these teams:

  • Barcelona has 6 wins, Man United won thrice while 1 match were drawn
  • On average, these matches scored just 2.00 goals per match
  • The last time they met, Barcelona won 3-0

Latest results Barcelona

  • Won their last 5 straight matches
  • 8 goals were scored in these last 5 matches. Average 1.30 goals per match
  • Edged Villarreal 1-0 away in their last match

Latest results Manchester United

  • 4 wins and a draw in their last 5 matches
  • 11 goals were scored in their last 5 matches. Average 2.20 goals per match
  • In their last game, they beat Leeds 2-0 away

Path to Europa League Round of 16 and Latest Results

Barcelona (UCL Group C): rank 3rd – 6 matches – 2 wins – 1 draw – 3 losses – 7 points
Form Guide (most recent first): W-W-W-W-W

Manchester United (Group E): rank 2nd – 6 matches – 5 wins – 0 draw – 1 loss – 15 points
Form Guide (most recent first): W-D-W-W-W

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Possible squad Barcelona

Barcelona: ter Stegen; Kounde, Araujo, Christensen, Alba; Pedri, Kessie, de Jong; Raphinha, Lewandowski, Gavi

Out: Dembele (Muscle injury), Busquets (Muscle injury)

Coach: Xavi Hernandez

Possible squad Manchester United

Man United: de Gea; Dalot, Varane, Martinez, Shaw; Fred, Casemiro; Rashford, Fernandes, Sancho; Weghorst

Out: Sabitzer (Suspended), Antony (Knock), McTominay (Knock), Eriksen (Ankle), Martial (Hip), van de Beek (Knee)

Coach: Erik Ten Hag

Our tip(s) and odds in detail

According to the statistics above and the odds of the bookmakers, we suggest the following:

1) Bet on Most Goals – 2nd Half

1xBet offers competitive odds for the bet “Most Goals – 2nd Half”
The odd of 2.05 means that the bookmakers are calculating with a likelihood of approx. 49% chance that the second half of this game will have more goals than the first

Odds comparison for Most Goals – 2nd Half

1xBet – odd 2.05
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2) Bet on First Half – Draw

  • Both teams are in great form coming into this game
  • A close opening half is expected

Odds for this bet

Betway has competitive odds for “First Half – Draw”

The odd of 2.86 means that the bookmakers are calculating with a likelihood of approx. 35% chance that this match will be drawn at half time.

Odds comparisons for First Half – Draw

Betway – odd 2.86
Bet365 – odd 2.80

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