Barcelona Has Edge To Win In First Leg of Match

Published on February 23rd, 2015 7:16 pm EST

One of the highest profile matches of the Champions League Round of 16 pits Man City against Barcelona.

Man City and Barcelona are two of the richest clubs in the world and the talent that will be participating in Tuesday's match is off the charts. Tuesday's match will feature the likes of Sergio Aguero, Lionel Messi, Luis Suarez and Neymar. For football fans, Tuesday's contest between Man City and Barcelona will truly feature an abundance of riches.

According to the bookmakers, Barcelona has the slight edge on Tuesday despite the fact that they will be away from home:

Man City, 3.50
Draw, 3.40
Barcelona, 2.20

Here are the odds to qualify for the next round of Champions League:

Barcelona, 1.36
Man City, 3.00

Most people are of the opinion that Barcelona will keep things close on Tuesday before finishing off Man City in the second leg. As a matter of fact, the most likely scenario of Tuesday's match, according to the bookmakers, is a 1-1 draw (7.50).

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Lionel Messi has been on fire as of late and the feeling is that Man City will have a very hard time when it comes to stopping his attack. Add to the equation Neymar and Luis Suarez and you have a Barcelona side that is nearly impossible to stop.

It will be interesting to see what kind of a gameplan Man City employs on Tuesday. This should be a great contest.

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