At "Old Trafford" there will be a firefight between Man United and Bayern Munich. If the Teutonic team - first in group A with 13 points and already certain of 1st place for a couple of rounds - do not play for anything, the red devils will attack the qualification, for which they need a miraculous comeback: the English, last 4 points, they will have to beat Bullen and hope for a draw between Copenhagen and Galatasaray (both second with 5 points). Any result other than Draw in the match on Danish soil would condemn Man United to elimination from the Champions League.


After a hint of recovery, Man United pulled off another one of their own: 0-3 at home against Bournemouth and 7th knockout. in the championship. The red devils, who have lost twice in the last three games, have slipped out of the European zone in the Premier League, displaying yet another poor impression of the season.

In the Champions League, if possible, the situation is even worse: after being caught by Galatasaray, who overcame the English team's double lead and drew the match 3-3, Manchester are desperate. Winning against the capital Bayern might probably not be enough: in addition, a draw will be needed in the simultaneous match between Copenhagen and Gala.

Lisandro Martinez, Malacia, Diallo and Eriksen are out due to injury.


After drawing 0-0 at home with Copenhagen, failing to achieve their goal of finishing their UCL group with full points for the third time in a row, Bayern - already qualified as first in two rounds - seems to have nothing left to ask this group A.

In the championship, however, he suffered an unexpected blow: the Bullen stumbled at Eintracht, losing 5-1 in Frankfurt and moving away from the top spot held by Leverkusen (now at +3).

Tuchel has flashes of turnover in mind against United. De Ligt and Buchmann out due to injury. Gnabry should also withdraw.


Manchester United (4-2-3-1): Onana; Dalot, Maguire, Varane, Reguilon; McTominay, Amrabat; Garnacho, Bruno Fernandes, Rashford; Hojlund. All.: Ten Hag.

FC Bayern Mรผnchen (4-2-3-1): Neuer; Mazraoui, Upamecano, Kim, Guerreiro; Kimmich, Goretzka; Coman, Muller, Musiala; Choupo-Moting. All.: Tuchel.


In addition to the first leg, won 4-3 by the Bavarians in Germany, United and Bayern have met 4 other times in the UCL: always in the quarter-finals, first in 2010 and then in 2014. Both times they went through the bullen.

Overall, Bayern boasts 3 successes; United 2. Only one draw.

The precedents between the two teams have always seen the "goal" outcome repeated, accompanied by the "over 2.5" combo on 4 out of 5 occasions.

United have always conceded goals in their last 4 matches. Furthermore, 4 of Manchester's last 5 matches have recorded an "over 2.5" result.

This also happened in 7 of Bayern's last 9 matches, which on as many occasions scored the first goal of the match.

United also usually break the deadlock in matches with their own goal: it has happened 6 times in the last 8 matches.

The "under 4.5 cards" outcome was recorded in 6 of the last 7 matches for the Red Devils and always in the last 5 for the Bullen.


Risking a prediction on such an up-and-down Manchester United seems like an impossible task. If we then add the consideration that league leaders Bayern no longer have anything to ask of this group A, the match at "Old Trafford" seems illegible. When in doubt, the "goal+over 2.5" combo, which occurred on 4 occasions in the 5 previous matches between the two challengers, seems like a good hypothesis. Also, "multigoal 2-4 2nd half". The final outcome of a draw (X) cannot be ruled out.

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