Match of the Week: Barcelona - Inter
By cy.Reporter, 12 October, 2022
Barcelona-Inter, Champions League 4th group match, stadium: "Camp Nou", 22:00, cytavision3
Barcelona and Inter clash at the Camp Nou in the most important game of the day for the fourth round of the Champions League group stage, with the Catalans looking for a win to stay alive in the qualification 'hunt' and the visitors looking for a positive result or win to "lock" even from today the qualification.
Only victory in mind
Bartelona has her back against the wall. Xavi's side, after last week's away defeat to Inter, are third in the table with three points and need only a win to catch Inter in second place in the group. The Catalans are shouting about the refereeing of the first match as they believe that it shaped the final result against them, while Depay, Christensen, Araujo, Cude are out of the game.
He can qualify from today
Inter wants to finish the job. After last week's home win, if they leave the Camp Nou with a hat-trick and Bayern Munich are not beaten by Viktoria Plzen, then they will be celebrating qualification from tonight. However, even with a positive result, he will be three points ahead of Barcelona. In terms of competition, Romelo Lukaku and Brozovic remain out.
Plus and minus
+In their last four home games this season in all competitions, Barcelona only have wins
-The importance of the match, combined with the upcoming classic, put enough pressure on the team even though the season is at its beginning, as Barcelona only wants to win.
+The three points difference from Barcelona allows Inter to be satisfied with two results.
- In the last three of her five games in all competitions she has conceded a goal.
In their last five matches in all competitions, they have three wins and two losses.
In the last five matches in all competitions, Inter have three wins and two losses.
Barcelona win last three home games when Robert Lewandowski scores
In four of Barcelona's last five matches, there have been under 2.5 goals scored
There have been more than 2.5 goals scored in three of Inter's last five matches.
In Barcelona's last five matches, only one team has scored.
Barcelona is in 7th place in this year's Champions League having an Xgoals index of 2.17
Inter is in 28th place in this year's Champions League, having an Xgoals index of 1.54
Barcelona: 4-3-3: Ter Stegen, Sergi Roberto, Pique, Garcia, Marcos Alonso, Pedri, De Jong, Gavi, Dembele, Lewandowski, Rafinha
Inter: 3-5-2: Onana, Bastoni, Skriniar, De Vril, Darmian, Barela, Calhanoglu, Vecino, Di Marco, Dzeko, Lautaro Martinez