For the first time in four years, Bayern Munich and Barcelona meet in the Champions League, but with a slight difference – the Germans are the ones heading into this matchup as the favorites, certainly in the first leg at home, and if you don’t have where to watch this match, we’re here to help.
The last time these two teams met was in 2009, the quarterfinals of the Champions League. Barcelona went through easily with a 5-1 aggregate scorer, winning the first leg 4-0 with goals from Messi (x2), Samuel Eto’o and Theirry Henry, all before half time.
Barcelona are leading the Spanish League with a 13 point lead over the second place, quite close to guaranteeing their fourth league title in five years. They’re coming in to the match with a 1-0 win over Levante to back them up, and three consecutive league wins as their confidence streak. Their top scorer in the competition is non other than Lionel Messi with 8 goals so far.
Bayern Munich might be the hottest team Europe has seen in a long time, already securing the league title in Germany with a 20 point lead, and winning their last two matches 6-1. In all, they’ve won their last eight matches in all competitions. Their top scorer in the Champions League is Thomas Muller with 5 goals.
Where to Watch – Our most recommended provider are VIPbox TV, offering plenty of links this time to watch. The best of ’em should be this high quality one, but don’t be surprised if it’s a bit crowded. Luckily, there are plenty of others to choose from: 2, 3 (Spanish), 4. Firstrow Sports offer these two links: 1 & 2. There’s also the links on LiveSoccerTV and LiveTV.ru.