Bayern Munich vs Manchester City Prediction UCL Picks 4/19
- Lm Tipster
- Apr 19, 2023, 8:58:12 AM
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Bayern Munich will host Manchester City on April 19, 2023, at Allianz Arena for the second leg of the UEFA Champions League quarterfinals. Manchester City holds a comfortable 3-0 aggregate lead after their impressive win at home. However, Bayern Munich will look to turn things around in front of their home crowd and try to pull off a miraculous comeback. In this article, we will provide extensive reviews of both teams' offense and defense and offer our prediction for this match.
Bayern Munich Offense and Defense
Bayern Munich's offense has been prolific this season, scoring 10 goals in eight UEFA Champions League matches. Their top scorers, Leroy Sane and Eric Maxim Choupo-Moting, have both scored four goals each, and they will be expected to lead the team's attack. However, Bayern's defense has been shaky this season, conceding 10 goals in eight matches. In their last match against TSG Hoffenheim, they conceded a late equalizer to draw 1-1, highlighting their defensive weaknesses.
Manchester City Offense and Defense
Manchester City's offense has been on fire this season, scoring 19 goals in eight UEFA Champions League matches. Their top scorer, Erling Haaland, has scored 11 goals and will be a significant threat to Bayern Munich's defense. Riyad Mahrez and Julian Alvarez have both scored three goals each and will provide support to Haaland. Manchester City's defense has been equally impressive, conceding only four goals in eight matches. Their solid defense has been a key factor in their impressive season so far.
Given Manchester City's 3-0 lead on aggregate, they will not be in the need of scoring more goals in this match. They will try to consume time and control the game, which will limit Bayern Munich's chances of scoring. Bayern Munich, on the other hand, will be desperate to score early goals, but Manchester City's defense will make it difficult for them. Based on our analysis, we predict that this match will have under 3.5 goals.
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