Champions League predictions: Barcelona to beat Man United? City to edge Spurs?

Elena Summers
March 17, 2019

"We are doing well, we are having a good season and we are in a good place now in the sense of the football that we are playing".

Scott Parker believes Liverpool have the deadliest strikeforce in the Premier League - but wants his struggling Fulham side to be on the front-foot when they host Jurgen Klopp's title challengers on Sunday.

Buoyant after a magnificent victory away to Bayern Munich took them into the Champions League quarter-finals, Liverpool have the chance to return to the top of the Premier League over the worldwide break when they travel to Fulham on Sunday, with Manchester City in FA Cup action this weekend.

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has told his Manchester United players to write their own history in Barcelona - and ignore talk of the club being fated to win the Champions League 20 years after he delivered one of their greatest ever nights at the Nou Camp.

Cristiano Ronaldo's hat-trick against Atletico Madrid kept Juventus' European dream alive.

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has promised Manchester United fans the team will be back to their best after the worldwide break, following "the poorest performance" since the Norwegian took over.

United face a two-legged quarter-final against Barcelona in April after staging a dramatic comeback from a 2-0 first-leg deficit to knock out Paris Saint-Germain on away goals in the last 16.


Twenty years on, he will be back in Barcelona for the second leg of the quarterfinal tie as Red Devils coach. Juve will be at home in the second leg.

Twelve months ago, City were blown away by Liverpool in a 3-0 first-leg defeat at Anfield before losing 2-1 in the return game at the Etihad.

"Let's not disrespect Porto because they got to this stage for a reason, but they won't be looking forward to that tie".

Goals from Raul Jimenez and Diogo Jota in the space of six second-half minutes put Wolves in control of the tie in the West Midlands, with Marcus Rashford's goal in injury time coming too late for United to trigger a comeback.

The victor of that tie will host either Ajax or Juventus in the first leg of the semi-finals.

Barcelona defender Gerard Pique also played in the two finals against Man United, where he spent four years early in his career.

Real Madrid won the Champions League last season.

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