The group stage of UEFA Champions League is back and will feature a match between two football giants as the Czech champions Slavia Praha will host Spanish powerhouse Barcelona this week. The host aim to claim the top spot, while the visitors want to prove domestic and European dominance by taking all the points available in every match they play. Both teams want to get an access to the finals and as they clash, it will surely flame up the field. Register an account now to claim exciting welcome bonuses and unlimited cashbacks here at 12BET Sportsbook where everything you need is given.
Slavia Praha (Home)
The home team will enter this match winless in 2 games so far after drawing their opening match against Inter Milan 1-1 on the road followed by a loss to Dortmund 0-2 at home, with Achraf Hakimi scoring a goal in each half, which is also their only loss in their last 5 matches across all competitions, won 4. Back to their domestic league, the Czech heavyweights are still leading in the league table with 35 points from being unbeaten in 13 games, won 11 and drawn 2. Jindrich Trpisovsky’s squad sits at the 3rd spot of Group F table with 1 point and they aim to improve this form as they take a Spanish giant at home where they were seen winning in 4 games and loss just 1 in their last 5 home games across all competitions.
The visitors are back on top of their domestic league table with 19 points from winning 6 games and losing to just2 of their 9 matches so far. On the other hand, they sit at second spot of the Group F table since drawing their goalless opening match to Dortmund on the road, who occupied the top spot, followed by a win against Inter Milan 2-0 at home. Ernesto Valverde’s side won their last 5 games in a row across all competitions since losing to Granada 2-0, scored 2 or more goals in each these games. Back on the road, they have recorded 2 wins, 1 loss and 2 draws in their last 5 away matches across all competitions. Gerard Pique and Dembele will be available for this game after serving suspensions, while Lionel Messi who just received his sixth Golden Boot is still coping with fitness issues, but will still lead the team.
This will be the first time that these two sides will meet over the last 10 years.
Slavia Praha 1 – 3 Barcelona
Slavia Praha 7.70 – Draw 5.00 – Barcelona 1.37
FT.HDP – Barcelona: 1-1.5
Date and Time:
Thursday, October 24, 2019, 3:00 AM (GMT+8)
Sinobo Stadium, Prague
(The odds might change without prior notice)
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