Barcelona took a big step to winning the Cup for the third year in a row with a 2-1 win. At the Vicente Calderon in the first round last week. The objectives of the first half of Luis Suarez and Leo Messi added to the Atleti poverty. That was a bad season of the latest standards. They will have to be positive here. To try to return to the tie and we should see a relatively open game as a result.
How can I watch Barcelona vs Atletico Madrid live Streaming Online?
When: Tuesday at 3 p.m. ET
Where: Camp Nou, Barcelona
TV: beIN Sports
Stream: beIN Sports Connect
The away goals rule means that Atleti has to score at least twice to have a chance to progress. It will play in Diego Simeone mind when deciding on your approach to this game. The pace of their players is causing problems. Developed at the club in their last meetings, and this should be the case again here. They scored at least once in 10 of their last 12 games against the Catalans. More try to improve their performance Leganes 2-0 defeat at the weekend.
He has a habit of popping up with goals at the Camp Nou and Simeon may be tempted to throw in from the start here. Atleti just could not score in 1 of their last 12 games. There is potential for them to return to the sleeper. They wish to protect is no longer playing at the level he did in recent seasons.
Barcelona has just found a bit of form and were quite convincing 3-0 winners against a decent side. Athletic Bilbao at the weekend in the league. despite a yield of a few key players.They have won 7 of their last 8 games in all competitions and scored three or more goals in their last 7 games in the Nou Camp.There is a sufficient number of characters in the 1st leg that the Catalan giants will cause more problems here.
Both teams scored in their two matches of the Copa del Rey in 2017 and in 6 of the last 8 meetings of the Copa del Rey played at the Camp Nou. This is a rare case when the open end of the end of the game can contribute Atleti is. You need a goal to get back to a draw and therefore the support of both teams to score at 3/4 could be the way to go here.If you fancy something with longer odds, consider backing Barcelona to score a penalty in 5/1. This occurred in 3 of the last 5 games at home and there is usually a sufficient number of disputes the parties meet so. Of course, does not exclude that, particularly with Atleti do more than usual, a few mistakes at the back.
Prediction: Barca at home faces a wild amount of pressure from Atletico which causes problems, but Messi scores late to seal it. Barcelona 2, Atletico 1.