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FC Barcelona vs Paris Saint Germain prediction 2024-04-16

Probability of win
FC Barcelona — 43.2%
Draw — 23%
Paris Saint Germain — 33.8%
Our Prediction
Winner: FC Barcelona;
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Barcelona will look to defend their slim lead in the tie with PSG when the two teams face each other at Parc des Princes in the Champions League quarter-finals, return leg at Estadi Olimpic Lluis Companys. Barca are eyeing their sixth consecutive win in all competitions, but Tuesday’s clash will be anything but a walk in the park for the Catalan outfit. All Joao Cancelo, Pedri, Yamal, and Robert Lewandowski return to the starting XI, while both Sergi Roberto and Andreas Christensen are banned for the reverse fixture.

Les Parisiens, on the other hand, have no other option but to adopt an attack-oriented approach in the second leg. Given PSG’s attacking potential with Ousmane Dembele and Kylian Mbappe up front, we believe that there is a big value in betting on over 2.5 goals.

Prediction: 2-2 (Draw)

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Both to score
Yes
64.6%
No
35.4%
Total
More 2.5
More 3.5
Less 2.5
Less 3.5
63.5%
41.3%
36.5%
58.7%
Individual total
More 0.5
More 1.5
Less 0.5
Less 1.5
FC Barcelona
82.6%
52.1%
17.4%
47.9%
Paris Saint Germain
78.2%
45%
21.8%
55%
Correct score
0:0
0:1
0:2
0:3
0:4
1:0
1:1
1:2
1:3
1:4
3.8%
5.8%
4.4%
2.2%
0.9%
6.6%
10.1%
7.7%
3.9%
1.5%
2:0
2:1
2:2
2:3
2:4
3:0
3:1
3:2
3:3
3:4
5.8%
8.8%
6.7%
3.4%
1.3%
3.4%
5.1%
3.9%
2%
0.8%
FC Barcelona Paris Saint Germain
Games 31 28
Wins 21 18
Losses 3 1
Draws 7 9
Goals 62 65
Goals per game 2 2.3
Conceded per game 1.1 0.9
Attacks 121.7 128.3
Corners per game 6 5.8
Yellow cards per game 2.3 1.4
Fouls per game 11 10.4
Latest matches
Score
2024-03-30
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FC Barcelona
Las Palmas
1
0
2024-03-12
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FC Barcelona
Napoli
3
1
2024-03-08
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FC Barcelona
Mallorca
1
0
2024-03-31
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Olympique Marseille
Paris Saint Germain
0
2
2024-03-17
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Montpellier
Paris Saint Germain
2
6
2024-03-05
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Real Sociedad
Paris Saint Germain
1
2
Champions League
Team Games Win. Draws Lost Goals Points
Inter 31 26 4 1 75:15 82
Real Madrid 31 24 6 1 67:20 78
Manchester City 32 22 7 3 76:32 73
Arsenal 31 22 5 4 75:24 71
FC Barcelona 31 21 7 3 62:34 70
Milan 31 21 5 5 60:34 68
Paris Saint Germain 28 18 9 1 65:24 63
FC Bayern München 29 20 3 6 82:36 63
Atlético Madrid 31 19 4 8 59:36 61
RB Leipzig 29 17 5 7 67:33 56
Borussia Dortmund 29 16 8 5 57:34 56
Newcastle United 32 15 5 12 69:52 50
Manchester United 32 15 5 12 47:48 50
Real Sociedad 30 13 10 7 43:31 49
Lazio 32 15 4 13 41:35 49
Napoli 31 13 9 9 48:38 48
Lens 29 12 7 10 38:32 43
Olympique Marseille 28 10 9 9 41:33 39
Sevilla 30 7 10 13 37:44 31
FC Union Berlin 29 8 5 16 25:45 29
Top scorers
FC Barcelona
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J. Sequeira (3)
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F. Torres García (3)
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R. Dias Belloli (2)
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Pablo Gaviria (1)
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F. Lopez Marin (1)
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R. Lewandowski (1)
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J. Cavaco Cancelo (1)
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A. Christensen (1)
Paris Saint Germain
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K. Mbappé Lottin (3)
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M. Škriniar (1)
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L. Hernández Pi (1)
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K. Lee (1)
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R. Kolo Muani (1)
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A. Hakimi Mouh (1)
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W. Zaire Emery (1)
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B. Barcola (1)
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O. Dembélé (1)
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V. Machado Ferreira (1)
Top assists
FC Barcelona
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İ. Gündoğan
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R. Dias Belloli
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R. Lewandowski
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F. Lopez Marin
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J. Sequeira
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F. Torres García
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J. Cavaco Cancelo
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P. López
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L. Yamal Nasraoui Ebana
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S. Roberto Carnicer
Paris Saint Germain
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W. Zaire Emery
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M. Aoás Corrêa
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O. Dembélé
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V. Machado Ferreira
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F. Ruiz Peña
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K. Lee
Champions League FC Barcelona Paris Saint Germain
Number of matches 125 31 28
Average win rate (%) 40.7 67.7 64.3
Goals per match 3 2 2.3
Yellow per match 4.4 2.3 1.6
Corners per match 9.9 6 5.8
Home goals per match 1.7 2.1 2.4
Away goals per match 1.3 1.9 2.2
Player rating 6.7 7.1 7.1

Football Legends: FC Barcelona and Paris Saint Germain

Football holds a special place in the hearts of millions of sports enthusiasts worldwide. Two clubs that have enriched the history of this beautiful game are FC Barcelona and Paris Saint Germain. This in-depth analysis will take you on a unique journey from the humble beginnings of these respective teams through their ascents to global prominence; filling their trophy cabinets and creating moments that have forever etched their names in football history.

The Beginnings of FC Barcelona

On the 29th of November 1899, a Swiss football enthusiast named Joan Gamper founded a football club that would go on to be one of the most successful and influential in the history of the sport. This club, Futbol Club Barcelona, lovingly known as Barça, has its roots in Catalonia, Spain, and has since its inception, become an emblematic symbol of Catalan Pride.

Paris Saint Germain – The Parisian Powerhouse

Farther north in the City of Lights, a football legacy was beginning to take shape. In 1970, Paris Saint Germain (PSG) was born with the merger of Paris FC and Stade Saint-Germain. What separates PSG from many clubs around the world is the speed at which it established itself as a dominant force in French football. This popularity has extended far beyond the borders of France and has welcomed fans from all around the world to the Parc des Princes.

FC Barcelona – A Legacy of Success

FC Barcelona's success is hard to overstate. With over 90 major domestic and international titles to their name by the end of 2021, Barcelona boasts an enviable record. They had legendary players like Johan Cruyff, Diego Maradona, Ronaldinho and Lionel Messi, who've left an indelible mark on this illustrious club's history.

Finances and Investment – The Rise of PSG

Paris Saint Germain's evolution into one of Europe's top football clubs has been largely attributed to massive financial investments. After the takeover by Qatar Sports Investments in 2011, the club rocketed to the top of the financial powerhouse ranks. The acquisition of global football heavyweights such as Zlatan Ibrahimović, Neymar, and Kylian Mbappé further cemented PSG's status as a force to be reckoned with.

Beloved Playing Styles

Both FC Barcelona and Paris Saint Germain are renowned for their unique styles of play. Barcelona, famous for their tiki-taka style, a concept born under the guidance of Johan Cruyff and perfected by Pep Guardiola, emphasizes keeping possession of the ball and precise, quick passing. On the other hand, PSG is famous for its fast-paced, attacking football, characterized by flair, power, and speed.

A Future Without Lionel Messi

2021 marked an epoch in football history as the world watched Lionel Messi leave FC Barcelona, after 17 glorious years, to join PSG. This marked a major shift in dynamics for both clubs. Barcelona faced the daunting prospect of a life without Messi, while PSG now had on their rosters a player considered one of the finest in the history of football. How these clubs adapt to these changes remains a captivating narrative in football's ongoing saga.

Conclusion

Football is, and always will be a potent expression of culture, unity, and passion. Teams like FC Barcelona and Paris Saint Germain continue to write their chapters in the history of this beautiful game. As they continue to shape their narratives, they serve as a testament to the power of sport to inspire, entertain, and unite people around the globe. It's an exciting era for football enthusiasts worldwide and the future, no doubt, holds more twists and turns, heartache and triumphs, and moments of sheer brilliance that will continue to mesmerize us all.