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Manchester United vs Barcelona Preview, Tips and Odds

Manchester United will welcome Barcelona to Old Trafford for the first leg of their Champions League qurter-final tie. The teams have a rich history in the competition and have met twice in the finals, with the Catalans lifting the trophy on both occasions.

Manchester United vs Barcelona Head to Head

Head to HeadLast H2H gameLast H2H gamesLast H2H games home/away
Manchester UnitedLoss3 W/ 5 D/ 4 L1 W/ 2 D/ 0 L
BarcelonaWin4 W/ 5 D/ 3 L0 W/ 2 D/ 1 L

Last game between the teams: 27.07.2017 Barcelona – Manchester United 1:0 (ICC pre-season friendly tournament); Neymar 31′
Last game at this venue: 29.04.2008 Manchester United – Barcelona 1:0; Paul Scholes 14′

Worth mentioning: All of the last four H2H meetings were in friendly games, with the last competitive match between the sides being the Champions League final in 2011 at Wembley, where Barcelona triumphed 3:1. The Catalans have never managed to record a victory over Manchester United when they have been drawn as the visiting side. Three of the last five encounters produced over 2,5 goals and the same matches saw both sides scoring. Two of the three games played in Manchester ended in draws with over 3,5 goals, while United recorded a slender 1:0 victory in the other.

Manchester United vs Barcelona Stats

As of 07.04Last  gameLast 10 gamesLast 5 games home/away
Manchester UnitedLoss5 W/ 1 D/ 4 L2 W/ 2 D/ 1 L
BarcelonaWin8 W/ 2 D/ 0 L4 W/ 1 D/ 0 L

Last game Manchester United: 02.04.2019 Wolverhampton – Manchester United 2:1; Diego Jota 25′, Chris Smalling 77′ (own goal); Scott McTominay 13′; Ashley Young from the visiting side was sent off for two yellow cards in the 57′
Last game Barcelona: 06.04.2019 Barcelona – Atletico Madrid 2:0; Luis Suarez 85′, Lionel Messi 86′; Diego Costa from the visiting side was sent off with straight red card in the 28′
Top performers Manchester United: Romelu Lukaku 15 goals, Paul Pogba 14 goals 9 assists, Marcus Rashford 13 goals 6 assists.
Top performers Barcelona: Lionel Messi 43 goals 12 assists, Luis Suarez 23 goals 6 assists, Ousmane Dembele 13 goals 4 assists.

Last 10 gamesGF : GAOver 2,5 goalsBTTSClean sheets
Manchester United15:13662

Worth mentioning: No draw has been registered in Manchester United’s last seven outings. The team recorded three losses from their last four games and have not kept a clean sheet in the last seven encounters. Each of the teams last three matches ended in 2:1 scoreline for the home side, with the Red Devils able to win just one of them. The only two defeats United have suffered at Old Trafford since October last year came in the Champions League visits of Juventus and Paris Saint-Germain.
Barcelona are unbeaten in their last sixteen competitive matches and recorded eleven victories in the process. Three of their last five games featured over 4,5 goals and saw both sides scoring, with each of the other two ending in 2:0 wins for the Catalans. The team scored three or more goals in four of their last five visits, with only Real Madrid able to limit them to one.

Manchester United vs Barcelona News

Missing players Manchester United: Eric Bailly, Matteo Darmian, Alexis Sanchez and Antonio Valencia are out injured.
Missing players Barcelona: Thomas Vermaelen and Rafinha Alcantara will miss the game. Ousmane Dembele is doubtful.

Manchester United vs Barcelona Predictions

Under 2,5 goals – 2.10 @ bet365