FC Barcelona host Eintracht Frankfurt in the second leg of the UEFA Europa League 2021-22 quarter-final on Friday, April 15. The match will kick off at 12:30 AM IST.
Barcelona, who pulled off a splendid come-from-behind 3-2 win at Levante in the La Liga, have been eliminated just once in their last six European ties when avoiding defeat in the first leg. Their current form is pushing them to secure a maiden Europa League win at the Nou Camp since 2004.
As for Frankfurt, Die Adler are seeking to qualify for the semi-finals for the first time since the 2018-19 campaign. Given their UEL away record this season - three wins and a draw - a contest of close nerves awaits on Friday.
FC Barcelona vs Eintracht Frankfurt odds for UEFA Europa League 2021-22
FC Barcelona: 1.39
Eintracht Frankfurt: 7.80
Click here to check football betting odds.
Note: Odds are subject to change.
FC Barcelona vs Eintracht Frankfurt recent form
Since the 2-3 loss to Athletic Bilbao in the Copa del Rey Round of 16, FC Barcelona are on a 15-game unbeaten streak across all competitions, including four wins in their last five. The Blaugrana’s current positive form will be put to the test once again when they welcome Eintracht Frankfurt to their maiden competitive game at Camp Nou.
Eintracht Frankfurt, on the other hand, suffered a 1-2 defeat to Freiburg that extended their winless run to six matches since a 2-1 home win against Bochum in the Bundesliga. Frankfurt will take confidence in their unbeaten record against Spanish opposition in the Europa League (one win, two draws in three games) as they travel to play at one of the largest football stadiums in history.
FC Barcelona: W, D, W, W, W
Eintracht Frankfurt: L, D, D, D, D
FC Barcelona vs Eintracht Frankfurt head-to-head
FC Barcelona and Eintracht Frankfurt’s only meeting in history was in the first leg of UEFA Europa League 2021-22 quarter-finals, with the teams playing out a hard-fought 1-1 draw.
FC Barcelona vs Eintracht Frankfurt tips and prediction for UEFA Europa League 2021-22
FC Barcelona are outright favourites to win the second leg match of their UEFA Europa League 2021-22 encounter against Eintracht Frankfurt.
The Blaugrana have lost just eight matches against German opposition at home, however, they will be wary of the threat Frankfurt carry. The German side, who have lost only two of their 11 matches against Spanish teams in all competitions, will hope to replicate their performance from the first leg when they visit Camp Nou on Friday.
Featured photo: AFP / DANIEL ROLAND