This is undoubtedly the biggest and most anticipated match of the knockout UEFA Champions League quarters, with most predicting that the winner of this tie could potentially be the winners of the final on August 23.

Barcelona lost the La Liga title race to eventual winners Real Madrid and responded by seeing off Napoli for a place in the quarters. German champions Bayern on the other hand, demolished Chelsea 7-1 on aggregate.

Though Barcelona have not won the prestigious competition since 2015, they have set a record of 13 straight quarterfinal appearances.

What time does Barcelona vs Bayern start?

The game is set to kick off at 10 pm Kenyan time at the Estadio Da Luz.

Barcelona vs Bayern team news

Sergio Busquets and Arturo Vidal return from suspension to boost the squad and the only notable absentee is Samuel Umtiti, who is out injured.

For Bayern, experienced Jerome Boateng should be fit to start and Kingsley Coman may replace Ivan Perisic in the starting XI.

Barcelona vs Bayern head to head

In their previous eight meetings, Bayern have won 4 times whilst Barcelona have managed three wins.

Only one game has ended in a draw, a 1-1 stalemate 11 years ago.

Barcelona vs Bayern current form

Bayern Munich have not lost in 24 matches, dating back to a penalty shootout loss in a friendly match to Nuremberg in January.

Barcelona on the other hand have only lost twice in their last 15 matches, ensuring that we are in for a cracker of an encounter.

Barcelona vs Bayern prediction

There is no doubt that both teams will manage to score at least one goal in the Friday night fixture. Both sides boast lethal attacking threats and the game could potentially need extra time to decide the winner.

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