Bayern Munich vs Arsenal
Competition: UEFA Champions League
Date: 15 February 2017
Kick-off: 20:45 CET
It seems it does not matter what Arsenal does, they will always meet Bayern Munich, and more often than not, be kicked out by the Germans. This time Arsenal topped their group but they still could not avoid their pairing.
Arsenal and PSG were wrapped in a really big tussle for top spot in Group A, and although they both remained undefeated it was the Gunners who looked the better side in the end as they won four of their games. It was at a stage that Arsenal were also setting the Premier League alight, but recently the London side has hit a bit of a lull, and now is really not the time to be at their worst. Bayern Munich have a mental dominance over them and they will be fearful of having to travel to Germany up first as well where they will need to at least look for a draw.
Munich were also embroiled in a battle in their group, this time with Atletico Madrid, as they came second to the Spanish side, but only just. Bayern lost two games but won four and are always a real threat when it comes to the Champions League so despite not such a good showing in the group stages they are the kind of team that will come alive in the knockout, which does not bode well for their rivals Arsenal.
Bayern Munich vs Arsenal: Group stage form
Again, it is strange to see Munich not winning their group, in fact it is even strange to see them losing two games. But they still managed to score double the goals that Madrid did, 14, but they did concede a few too many as well with six getting past them
Arsenal, at the top of their group, pulled off some spectacular draws, against weak opponents, but they did show some real grit to get 14 points and not lose a game – also they scored 18 and conceded six.
Bayern Munich vs Arsenal: Prediction
This game has the feel that it will be heartbreak again for Arsenal, they hate paying Munich and they are not even in very good form. For the Gunners to travel to Germany and win seems so unlikely, in saying that, if they get up for it, there might be a draw on the cards, but don’t bet on it.
Bayern Munich vs Arsenal: Tips
Both teams should score as they are very attacking threats with many good individuals, but it won’t end as a draw, not even a scoring draw.
- Bayern-1 AH @1.85
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