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Barcelona will fight on Wednesday for the last passage to the knockout stages of the Champions League. Blaugrana depends on itself, but must overc


Barcelona will fight on Wednesday for the last passage to the knockout stages of the Champions League. Blaugrana depends on itself, but must overcome Bayern Munich in Germany to avoid suffering with Benfica-Dinamo Kiev. The current Bundesliga champion, who will not have an audience at the Allianz Arena, has a doubt and two confirmed casualties.

December 07, 2021 – 11:15

Julian Nagelsmann confirmed on Tuesday that he will have Leon Goretza and Joshua Kimmich, among others, to host Barcelona on Wednesday (17:00) on the last day of the group stage of the Champions League. The Catalans are forced to triumph so as not to depend on Benfica-Dinamo Kiev and ensure their qualification for the last 16. “He’s under pressure and needs to win,” said the Bayern Munich manager on the eve of the match.

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Nagelsmann ruled out Goretzka, Eric Choupo-Moting, Marcel Sabitzer and Kimmich, who is continuing the recovery process to a positive for coronavirus. In addition to not having these players, the Bavarian champion will not have an audience either, another advantage for the Spanish. “Playing without an audience in a game like this is rare, of course. For us and also for the rival. But the situation is what it is and you have to accept it, “said the coach.