Group C in the Champions League looks set to be one that goes right to the wire. The battle for the two automatic spots to reach the next round in the competition is heating up, and this fixture for Barcelona against Inter Milan is effectively a must-win match for the Spanish giants.
Before Betting On Barcelona vs Inter Milan
Despite being in excellent form in La Liga this term, Barcelona are coming up very short in the Champions League. The Catalonian giants come into this fixture knowing that a defeat would effectively mean that they will have a mountain to climb to reach the next stage of the competition. At present, they have three points on the board, and they have lost their previous two games.
Inter’s 1-0 win last week moved them up to second place in the standings, and they now have a three-point advantage over Barcelona ahead of the final three matches in Group C. Inter will be aware that a point keeps the second spot in their hands, while Barcelona need to try and get maximum points.
Last week’s defeat was only the second time that Barcelona has been beaten by Inter Milan, while no Italian side in the history of the Champions League has beaten the Catalonian giants on two occasions in the same campaign. Inter has been beaten in every away game that they have played against Barcelona, while they have failed to score in four of the five defeats that they have suffered.
You need to go a long way back for Inter’s last win in Spain, as they landed a 5-1 against Valencia in October 2004. Since then, they have lost seven of their previous eight fixtures played in Spain, which includes a defeat in each of the previous four seasons in the Champions League.
Barcelona vs Inter Milan Champions League Offshore Odds
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Inter’s poor record against Spanish sides is easily the most interesting angle coming into this fixture. Barcelona has dominated home fixtures against the Italian side, and we don’t expect that run to end in this must-win fixture. Therefore, we like Barcelona’s chances at -225 with Pinnacle.