BAR vs NAP Dream11 Prediction
FC Barcelona and Napoli will be hitting it off at the Camp Nou for the second-leg in the Round of 16 of the UEFA Champions League. The earlier contest ended on level terms with a 1-1 score line and it’s even stevens in spite of Napoli having the advantage of the one away goal. Both Barcelona and Napoli weren’t able to meet their domestic objectives in Spain and Italy this season respectively, which is why the two clubs will give it their all in Europe. Here is the Dream11 Prediction for the much anticipated fixture later tonight.
Date- Sunday, 9 August
Kick-Off- 12:30 AM (IST)
Venue- Camp Nou
FC Barcelona News
Ousmane Dembele is ruled out due to injury, while, Martin Braithwaite is cup tied. Arturo Vidal and Sergio Busquets are undergoing suspension for the Catalans. Samuel Umtiti is also in doubt to start. Alba, Lenglet, Pique and Semedo are likely to be the back four. Meanwhile, Ivan Rakitic, Nigel De Jong and Sergio Roberto could accommodate the midfield region. Griezmann, Suarez and Messi are the ideal front three. They can be added to the Dream11 fantasy Football side.
Injuries: Ousmane Dembele
Doubtful: Samuel Umtiti
Suspensions: Arturo Vidal and Sergio Busquets
FC Barcelona Playing 11 (Probable)
Napoli Team News
Nikola Maksimovic misses out due to injury, while Lorenzo Insigne will be assessed prior to kick off. Lorenzo, Manolas, Koulibaly and Mario Rui could feature in the line of defence. Ruiz, Demme and Zielinski could be partnering along in the midfield region. Callejon, Mertens and Elmas are in contention to lead the attack up top.
Injuries: Nikola Maksimovic
Doubtful: Lorenzo Insigne
Napoli Playing 11 (Probable)
Goalkeeper- M ter Stegen
Defenders- C Lenglet, G Pique, N Semedo
Midfielders- F De Jong, F Ruiz, J Callejon, P Zielinski
Forwards- L Messi (C), L Suarez (VC), D Mertens
Lionel Messi will be the obvious danger man from Barcelona’s camp. The club captain has two goals, three assists and has a pass accuracy of 81% from six appearances in the Champions League this season.
Dries Mertens can play a pivotal role for Napoli in the advanced role. Mertens has six goals and an assist from the last seven appearances in the Champions League this season.
Luis Suarez can pack a punch for Barcelona in the forward region for Barcelona. Suarez has three goals and two assists from the last five appearances in the Champions League this season.
Jose Callejon has done well in the midfield region for Napoli. Callejon has four goals and seven assists from 33 appearances in the Italian League this season.
Barcelona and Napoli both are unbeaten in their last seven games in the Champions League this season. The neutral can be expecting a tight contest between the two sides. However, considering the quality, experience and the advantage of playing in home turf, the today match prediction odds are in favour of a Barcelona win by 2.83 as per bet365.
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