Because of the poor situation of the club, the President of the Spanish giants Josep Maria had to take his leave. He was forcefully resigned from the club. Now, another knockout round of the Champions League is approaching and Barcelona might face the same opponent. It seems that Bayern will remind Barcelona of the eight goals tragedy.
Barcelona and the officials of them have not forgotten the painful tragedy of course. In last 14th August, against the club of Bayern Munich, the Catalan club played the quarter-final match of the Champions League. But conceding the eight goals, their base trembled. Because of the defeat, the coach of the club Quique Setien lost his job and even Messi was about to leave the club.
The match which is so aggressive against Barcelona was not seen in the near future. The German club players just made fun with the Barca players in the game. Messi’s team was able to score two goals but conceded eight as we know. And it seems that Barcelona will not want to face all winner Bayern Munich so early in the Champions League season.
Barcelona of the eight goals tragedy
But the statistics say that this time, the maximum chance of seeing the match between them in the round of the last sixteen. On the other hand, Real Madrid will get a comparatively easy opponent. By winning the last match of the group level, Zidane’s team has grabbed the top position and so, they might be tensionless this time.
Atletico Madrid ??
Real Madrid ??
Bayern Munich ??
Borussia Dortmund ??
Borussia Monchengladbach ??
RB Leipzig ??
Man City ???????
The Champions League last 16 draw takes place today ? pic.twitter.com/qqDzT8mlz8
— Goal (@goal) December 14, 2020
In the upcoming 14th December, the draw of the Champions League round of the last sixteen will be executed and the fate of the Catalan club will be decided so far. The top-rated eight teams will play against the runners-up eight teams in the last sixteen matches. Besides, there are some other rules for the draw. Like the same nation’s teams will not face each other in the last sixteen. Besides, the same clubs that have been promoted to the next round from the same group will not get the chance to face each other, and eight goals tragedy.
Real Madrid, Atletico Madrid, Barcelona, and Sevilla have been promoted from the Champions League group stage. Real Madrid has become the group champion where Barcelona, Atletico Madrid, and Sevilla have become the group runners-up.
However, In Real Madrid’s group, the runners-up team is Borussia Monchengladbach. So, Real Madrid will not face these four teams in the round of the last sixteen. Also, they will not face the rest of the seven top-ranked clubs as well. So, now Real Madrid’s possible opponent will be one of FC Porto, RB Leipzig, Lazio, and Atalanta FC. In that case, each of them has a 25 percent chance of playing against Real Madrid. But a total of eight draws will be taken place here and so, the other calculations will affect here too. According to that Real Madrid’s possible opponent will be Leipzig.
? Official : FC Bayern Munich potential opponents in the UEFA Champions League round of 16 :
— fʀᴇɴcн ?️ᴀᴠᴀʀɪᴀɴ (@frenchbavarian) December 9, 2020
The football analyst’s account in Twitter Mister Chip told that the chance of Real Madrid Vs RB Leipzig is 30.92 percent. In the last season, RB Leipzig played their first knockout round and played the semi-final. And this time, they have come from the death group which consisted of PSG and Manchester United. So, Real Madrid’s task will not be so easy, it can be said clearly. In the last two seasons, the Los Blancos ruled out from the round of the last sixteen.
And the Catalan club Barcelona will possibly face their former rival Bayern Munich. Yes, Bayern will remind Barcelona of the eight goals tragedy. they have a chance of playing against Borussia Dortmund as well. Considering the possibilities, the 3rd most potential opponent of Barcelona is Neymar’s PSG.