The draw for the knockout stage of the Champions League was held on Monday. The draw is a chance for the teams to rest and prepare for the upcoming matches.
The main contenders for the victory in the group stage are:
* Real Madrid;
In the first round, the Catalans were the first outsiders, but in the second round they managed to get the upper hand.
Barcelona is the main contender for the win in the knockout round, but the Royal Club is not the only one. The other teams are: Liverpool, Manchester City, PSG, Bayern Munich, and Chelsea.
The most interesting matches of the knockout stages will be held in the next rounds. The teams will play against each other in the following matches:
1. Round of 16.
2. Round 7.
All the matches of this round will be played on the same day.
Who will be the main contenders in the upcoming rounds?
The Champions league knockout stage has become more interesting with each round. The main contenders are: Barcelona, Real Madrid, Juventus, Liverpool, PSV, and Bayern.
It is worth noting that the Champions league is the most popular football tournament in the world. In the previous season, the competition was extremely intense, and the teams managed to achieve a lot of victories.
However, the previous champion of the tournament was Barcelona, who won the title for the second time. The Catalans are the main favorites of the current season, and they will try to win the trophy for the third time.
Will the Royal club repeat its success?
Barça is the favorite of the season, but it is not easy to predict the outcome of the match. The Royal Club has a good lineup, and it is capable of scoring goals. However, it is difficult to make predictions for the game of the Catalonians, as the team has a number of problems.
For example, the following factors can affect the outcome:
· poor performance of the leaders;
· insufficient motivation of the team;
· the lack of experience of the players.
Moreover, the Royal team has not been in the Champions trophy for a long time, so they are not used to the pressure of the competition.
You can follow the results of the matches on the website of sports statistics. Here, you will find the information about all the matches that are held in this tournament.
Current Champions League table
The current season of the UEFA Champions League is very interesting. The current Champions League tournament table is very confusing. The Champions League has a long history, and there were many great teams that won the trophy.
At the same time, the tournament has become much more popular, and today it is much easier to follow the matches. The UEFA Champions league table is updated regularly, and you can follow its development on the sports statistics website.
This season, there are several teams that are considered the main candidates for the title. The following teams are considered to be the favorites of this season:
• Manchester City;
• Barcelona; and
Each of these teams has a bright lineup, which can be used to score goals. Moreover, the teams have a good understanding and are able to exchange passes. However there are a few problems that can affect their chances of winning the title:
● Lack of motivation of leaders; and,
● Inaccurate passing.
Both the City and the Liverpool have a number problems, and their chances for winning the trophy are reduced.
How will the teams finish the season?
In order to finish the current tournament successfully, the clubs will have to do a number and a number. The first team to win all the remaining rounds will be considered the winner.
Manchester City has a great lineup, but there are problems with the passing. The team is not able to finish passes and passes in the opponent’s penalty area. Moreover the team lacks the motivation, which is another problem.
Another problem of the City is the lack the experience. The previous season the team was in the top 4, and this time they will be in the middle of the standings.
Liverpool is another team that is considered a contender for winning all the tournaments. However the team is experiencing a number problem. The players are tired of playing in the Premier league, and many of them are not able play in the international arena.
If the team does not manage to win in all the rounds, it will be extremely difficult to win a third Champions league trophy. The last season of Liverpool was not successful for the team, and now they are in the same situation as the previous year.
What are the chances of the teams for winning in the long run?
It will be very difficult to finish in the first position, and a lot depends on the results in the remaining matches. However it is possible that the teams will be able to win some trophies.
As for the chances for the clubs to win, the first team is the strongest. However Barcelona is also capable of winning, and in the current campaign the Catalons are the favorites.