Bayern vs Barcelona Semi-final Second Leg Match Preview 2015

The UEFA Champions League known as the Champions League and UCL. It is the world’s best club competition in European football. The UEFA Champions League begins in mid-July with three knockout qualifying rounds and a play-off round. The 32 teams are dividing into eight groups of four teams and play each other in a double round-robin format. UEFA Champions League winner qualify for the UEFA Super Cup and the FIFA Club World Cup. UEFA Champions League anthem is played before each UEFA Champions League game.
Less than a week ago superb game played by Barcelona at Camp Nou. FC Barcelona will be looking to eliminate Pep Guardiola’s Bayern Munich and book their place in the UEFA Champions League 2015 Final in Berlin. After a great 3-0 win over the German Champions in the first leg at the Camp Nou. In the first leg of UEFA Champions League semi-final, Barcelona star striker Lionel Messi gave them a great lead against German Champions and in injury time Neymar gave Barcelona third goal lead in the first leg of UEFA Semi- final. Bayern star players Robben and Ribery both are injured in the first leg, but Bayern try their best to defend their goal. Bayern Munich will have it all to do in the second leg of UEFA Champions Leauge in Munich which kicks off on Tuesday.
The possible lineups are following:
Bayern Munich:
Neuer (GK), Benatia, Boateng, Rafinha, Xabi Alonso, Lahm, Muller, Thiago Alcantara, Gotze, Lewandowski.
Coach: Pep Guardiola
Barcelona:
Ter Stegen (GK), Pique, Jordi Alba, Alves, Mascherano, Rakitic, Iniesta, Busquets, Neymar, Suarez, Lionel Messi.
Coach: Luis Enrique
Referee: M. Clattenburg
Assistants: S. Beck and J. Collin
Fourth official: S. Burt
The Barcelona takes lead 3-0 from the first leg of their Champions League semi-final and Bayern Munich needs a miracle to reach the final. Barcelona coach Luis Enrique decide to take his first team squad and three players from the Barcelona B squad, Munir, Sandro and Sergi Samper to Munich for the second leg of UEFA Champions League semi-final against Bayern Munich. Bayern Munich star players Arjen Robben, David Alaba, Badstuber and Frank Ribery, they are injured. They all missed the first leg of semi-final in Camp Nou. Ribery has ankle problem and Arjen Robben have calf injury problem. Bayern Munich lost their four matches in last five games and Barcelona has won their last eight games.
Bayern Munich lost by Augsburg and Bayern Leverkusen in Bundesliga league and they lost by Borussia Dortmund in DFB Pokal cup. This is a disadvantage for Pep Guardiola side. Bayern Coach, Pep Guardiola said, “We are happy we are in semi-finals. We are 3-0 down and we are up against the best team of the last 15 years.” Bayern may have lost their last two games at home this season, but they are excellent at home. They lost their match against porto at Porto home, but they beat FC Porto at home and reach the semi-finals of the league. Guardiola said, “It’s not the same, but we will try.” Barcelona coach, Luis Enrique said, “Yes, we are the best counterattacking team, but we will need to keep our players calm”. Bayern beat Barcelona 4-0 in Munich at last–four stage two years ago. So Bayern players believe they can beat Barcelona at Allianz Arena with the 4-0 score line. Barcelona striker Lionel Messi has 55 goals in all competitions this season. Although the 3-0 victory in the first leg of UEFA Champions League semi-final, Barcelona have chances to reach the final of 2015/15. Bayern has chances to reach the final if they score an early goal in front of their home crowd.

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