Arsenal Vs FC Barcelona
Arsenal, who finished second in Group F behind Bayern Munich, are the only team alongside Real Madrid to have reached the knockout stages of the Champions League every season since the new format in 2003/04. They have however been knocked out in the last 16 in each of the last five seasons.
Barcelona, who finished top of Group E ahead of Roma, have made it to the knockout stages of the Champions League for the 12th consecutive campaign. They have reached the semi-finals in seven of the last eight campaigns. The only exception was in 2013/14 season, when they were knocked out in the quarter-finals by Atletico Madrid.
Barcelona have won the Champions League in four of the last 10 seasons. No other team has won it more than once in the same period. They could become the first team since AC Milan to win back-to-back European Cup/Champions League titles. The Rossoneri did it in 1989 & 1990.
Arsenal: W3 D2 L1 | Barcelona: W4 D1
Juventus Vs Bayern Munich
Juventus, who finished second in Group D behind Manchester City, have made it to the knockout stages of the Champions League in consecutive seasons for the first time since 2005/06.
Bayern Munich, who finished top in Group F ahead of Arsenal, have reached the knockout stages of the Champions League for the 8th consecutive campaign.
They’ve made it to the semi-finals in five of the last six seasons. Juventus and Bayern Munich’s only previous encounter in the knockout stages of the Champions League saw the Bavarian side progress 4-0 on aggregate in the quarter-finals of the 2012/13 edition.
Juventus: W5 | Bayern: W4 D1
Back Over 2.5 @ 2.35
Dynamo Kyiv Vs Manchester City
Dynamo Kiev hadn’t reached the knockout stages of the Champions League since 1998/99. They were then eliminated by Bayern Munich in the semi-finals. Dynamo Kiev finished second in Group G behind Chelsea to reach the knockout stages.
Manchester City, who finished top in Group D ahead of Juventus, have reached the knockout stages of the Champions League for the third consecutive season. They have never made it past the Last 16 though, being knocked out by Barcelona in each of the last two campaigns. With their current form in all leagues, it’s even more advisable to back Dynamo kyiv against them.
Dynamo Kyiv: W2 D1 L2 | Manchester City: W3 L2
Back Dynamo Kiev to Win @ 3.25
PSV Eindhoven Vs Atletico Madrid
PSV Eindhoven hadn’t reached the knockout stages of the Champions League since 2006/07. They were then eliminated by Liverpool in the quarter-finals. PSV Eindhoven finished second in Group B behind Wolfsburg to reach the knockout stages.
Atletico Madrid have made it to the knockout stages of the Champions League for the third consecutive season, a first in their history.
PSV Eindhoven: W4 L1 | Atletico Madrid: W2 D1 L2
Bet Over 2.5 @ 2.30