Match: Barcelona – Celtic Preview, Predictions and Betting Tips
Date: Tuesday, 13 September, 2016
Barcelona hosts Celtic in a match of the first round of group “C” of the Champions League.
Barcelona is the favorite to win the group, but the team of Manchester City will surely cause trouble. In this group is and the German Borussia Mönchengladbach, which demonstrates the rise in recent years.
Barcelona conceded a shocking loss in the Spanish Primera prior to their participation in the Champions League. Luis Enrique’s team lost 1:2 by Deportivo Alavés. Barca started the match without Messi and Suarez, in their absence Arda Turan and Paco Alkacer partnered on Neymar in the attack. This loss surely motivates the team to perform well in the upcoming home game against Celtic is quite possible the Scottish giants to leave defeated by “Camp Nou”.
Celtic will travel in an excellent mood to Catalonia after winning the Scottish derby against Rangers 5:1 in the fourth round of the “Premiership”. Celtic have a full total of points in the championship and is a leader even has a game in hand. “Clover” qualified for the group stage of the Champions League after eliminating Israel’s Hapoel Beer Sheva. Celtic was convincing in the first game and won 5:2, but the rematch had a lot of problems and lost 0:2, but eventually achieved his goal. Before that, they eliminated Astana with a total score of 3:2 and Lincoln Red Imps 3:1.