Bayern Munich vs Arsenal Match Betting Preview

Bayern Munich welcome Arsenal to the Allianz Arena to square off in the Champions League Round of 16 first leg encounter on Wednesday night and the two giants will undoubtedly be going all out to claim victory on the night.

Bayern Munich Match Betting News

Bayern Munich did go through a shaky start to their season after struggling domestically as well as in the Champions League but the Bavarians now seem to have found their rhythm under manager Carlo Ancelotti.

Bayern are currently favourites to lift the Bundesliga title once again after establishing a healthy seven point lead at the top of the table and the German giants will now focus their attention towards winning the Champions League.

Despite boasting a quality squad, Bayern have come up short on many occasions in Europe in recent years but with serial winner Ancelotti in charge, the fans will surely be hopeful of their side’s chances and the Bundesliga champions will need to prove their credentials will a good result against Arsenal on Wednesday.

Julian Green, Niklas Dorsch, Franck Ribéry, Xabi Alonso and Jérome Boateng are the players struggling with injuries ahead of the clash.

Arsenal Match Betting News

Arsenal have flattered to deceive in the Premier League once again and fans now fear that the Gunners will go through their customary collapse over the next few weeks.

Despite the apparent doom and gloom surrounding the Gunners at the moment, they still remain one of the contenders of the Champions League title and if manager Arsene Wenger wants to lift the mood around the club at the moment, a victory against Bayern Munich in the Champions League Round of 16 would certainly be a good first step.

Mathieu Debuchy, Yaya Sanogo, Santiago Cazorla and Aaron Ramsey are the players currently struggling with injuries ahead of the clash and look unlikely to be featuring on the night.

Bayern Munich vs Arsenal Match Prediction

Bayern and Arsenal faced each other in the competition last season as well and it was the German giants who thumped the Gunners 5-1 at the Allianz Arena to overcome a 2-0 first leg deficit.

A similar result on Wednesday seems unlikely but Bayern do look the stronger team and should be able to establish a healthy lead heading into the second leg.

Match Betting Tip: Bayern Munich to win @1.50 at Bet365

: Posted in Champions League • Date: 25.02.2017