Manchester United and Barcelona clash in blockbuster match at Old Trafford in 2018/19 UEFA Champions League quarter-final first leg

Manchester United vs Barcelona
Manchester United will play Barcelona on Wednesday in the Champions League
Manchester United and Barcelona are set to go head to head on Wednesday in 2018/19 UEFA Champions League first leg as both giants eye progression. Both teams will be looking for a win here.

Kick-off : 7:00 PM (Local)

Venue : Old Trafford, Manchester

Manchester United are struggling at the moment in the Premier League and they will be hoping to improve their position in the Champions League as they eye the finals.

The Red Devils are playing Barcelona in the quarters and it should be an extremely competitive tie. Both teams will play their brands of football.

United know Barcelona are one of the world’s best sides and it should bring out the best in them. Man United will be eager to progress winning this tie.

On the other hand, Barcelona are on their way to winning the La Liga this term. But they will be hoping to succeed in the UEFA Champions League as well.

Barca know Manchester United are a tough side which they are playing in the quarter-finals. Barca though are aware of their capabilities. They will look to execute their plans to see off United reaching the semi’s.

Barcelona have a good record against Manchester United and they will look to continue the good work.

Team news and possible line-ups

Rafinha will not be available for Barcelona for the Manchester United game as due to injury.

As for The Red Devils, Eric Bailly, Matteo Darmian and Antonio Valencia will all be unavailable as due to injuries.

Barcelona XI : Ter Stegen, N. Semedo, Pique, Lenglet, Alba, Rakitic, Busquets, Vidal, Messi, L. Suarez, Coutinho.

Manchester United XI : De Gea, Young, Smalling, Lindelof, Shaw, Herrera, Matic, Pogba, Lingard, Lukaku, Rashford.

Prediction

It’s difficult to predict the outcome of this match between two of the best clubs in the world. May the best team on the night which commits less mistakes win the game.

Alankrit Mathur

Hi, I am Alankrit Mathur. I have a passion for Football & Cricket. I love to write blogs about the above mentioned sports.

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