Barcelona vs Sporting Lisbon predictions for Tuesday’s Champions League tie at the Camp Nou. Barcelona look to mathematically seal the top spot in their Champions League group when they host Sporting Lisbon on Tuesday. Read on for all our free predictions and betting tips.
Barcelona vs Sporting Lisbon:Barcelona & Both Teams To Score
Barcelona vs Sporting Lisbon:Barcelona 3-1
Reason For Barcelona vs Sporting Lisbon Betting Tips
Barcelona come into this final group game having already sealed the best spot in their group, however they won’t want to slack off at the final obstacle and have some pride to win back after they failed to win at the end of the week.
The hosts haven’t been at their best as of late however. They were held to a 2-2 draw at home to Celta Vigo at the end of the week and have just won one of their last four trips in all rivalries. One of these was an exceptionally respectable draw away to Juventus however, a point which all yet secured the best spot complete that they anticipate.
Away from home Barcelona have been somewhat dodgy in the Champions League, failing to score against both Juventus and Olympiakos and just beating Sporting Lisbon 1-0. At home it’s been another matter altogether however, where they have scored six goals in their two matches, beating Olympiakos 3-1 and Juventus 3-0.
Brandishing Lisbon’s chances of qualifying from this group aren’t finished yet, however they require a miracle. They come into this final group game a point adrift of Juventus in second, and would require a team of far-fetched results to climb the rankings.
They are in great frame however, and won’t exactly have surrendered trust yet. They have won their last four on the bob and are unbeaten in eight focused games, including a noteworthy draw at home to Juventus. Generally, they have held their own well against the two European giants occupying their Champions League group, so they are looking like encouraging contenders in the Europa League.
One thing Barcelona have battled with as of late is their cautious stability. They have surrendered in three of their last six in all rivalries and now face a Sporting Lisbon side who have scored in all ten of their aggressive away days this season. They have just kept two clean sheets however, so their chances of keeping the scintillating Barcelona attack at bay are unimaginably thin.
At last we’re anticipating that Barcelona should proceed with their great home record, which has seen them win all yet one of their matches at the Camp Nou this season, yet a clean sheet looks increasingly impossible. We’re backing Barcelona to Win and Both Teams to Score alongside a 3-1 revise score forecasts.
Barcelona have won all three of their past gatherings with Sporting Lisbon, keeping a clean sheet in only one of them.
Barcelona versus Sporting Lisbon Stats
Barcelona have won 90% of their home games this season. Donning Lisbon have scored in 100% of their away games this season, yet have just kept a clean sheet 20% of the time.
Barcelona Team News
Barcelona are relied upon to be without protective team Samuel Umtiti and Javier Mascherano and wingers Arda Turan and Ousmane Dembele.
Donning Lisbon Team News
Left back Jonathan Silva is the main affirmed absentee for Sporting Lisbon.