“Night of Long Knives” As Messi Meets Lewandoski in Historic Champions League Quarter Final

Hot contest is expected between FC Barcelona and Germany’s side Bayern Munich tonight as both teams seek the ticket to the UEFA Champions league semi final. Both teams have a great history in the champions league title race.

Argentinian Star Lionel Messi who has spent his entire career at Camp Nou has been a major effect to FC Barcelona aiding them to win the champions league 5 times. On the other hand, Bayern Munich have had a rich history having reached the champions league finals 10 times out of which they won 5 of them.

Lionel Messi
Barcelona striker Lionel Messi 

Poland international Robert Lewandoski has also been a critical player this season having scored 13 goals in the champions league campaign just four goals behind Juventus’ Christiano Ronaldo who had scored 17 goals.

Robert Lewanddoski
Bayern Munich star Robert Lewandoski

The two clubs have met 8 times before and the history favours Bayern Munich who have won 6 of the total matches they met while FC Barcelona managed to win only 2 of them. The Bundesliga club has won 18 successive matches across all competitions, destroying the English side Chelsea 7-1 on aggregate in the last 16 and set eyes on the third title this season having already claimed domestic and league cup.

Barcelona thrashed Napoli on a 3-1 victory in the previous round to qualify for the quarter finals, a move that keeps them on a better position to reach the finals this year. Over half a decade have past since the two great clubs met, Barcelona winning 3-0 in the first leg at Allianz Arena

This will be the first quarter final in the history to be played without fans due to fear of Covid-19 infections. The match will be played tonight at 2200HRS EA time.

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