Barcelona vs. Inter Milan – prediction, team news, lineups

Barcelona host Inter Milan in the Champions League on Wednesday evening after a difficult start to the season.

Ernesto Valverde‘s men have lost twice in seven La Liga games, but were lucky to take a point from their opening Champions League game with Borussia Dortmund.

Inter, have gone a perfect six from six in Serie A under Antonio Conte, although their European campaign got off to a disappointing start when they were held 1-1 by Slavia Prague.

Lionel Messi is set to join Ousmane Dembele, Ansu Fati, Samuel Umtiti and Jordi Alba in missing this match at the Camp Nou.

Inter Milan

Despite that draw with Slavia Prague, Inter have been faultless under Conte’s management.

The Nerazzurri have conceded just twice in Serie A, with Stefan de Vrij and Milan Skriniar at the heart of a very strong 3-5-2, with Marcelo Brozovic and Stefano Sensi leading in midfield.

Barcelona possible starting lineup:
Ter Stegen; Semedo, Pique, Lenglet, Firpo; Busquets, De Jong, Arthur; Griezmann, Suarez, Perez

Inter Milan possible starting lineup:
Handanovic; De Vrij, Godin, Skriniar; Candreva, Gagliardini, Brozovic, Sensi, Asamoah; Martinez, Lukaku

RB Leipzig vs. Lyon – prediction, team news, lineups

RB Leipzig and Lyon meet in the Champions League group stages on Wednesday.

The German side have a new manager Julian Nagelsmann, while Lyon will be aiming to improve on exiting last year’s tournament at the last-16 phase.

Leipzig focus most of their attacks down the middle of the pitch, creating overloads between the opposition lines in order to attain as many passing lanes as possible into the lethal attacking duo of Yussuf Poulsen and Timo Werner, who already has seven goals in all competitions this term.

RB Leipzig possible starting lineup:
Gulacsi; Mukiele, Upamecano, Orban, Halstenberg; Demme, Haidara; Sabitzer, Forsberg; Poulsen, Werner

Lyon possible starting lineup:
Lopes; Dubois, Marcelo, Denayer, Marcal; Reine-Adelaide, Mendes, Aouar; Traore, Memphis, Dembele