The UEFA Women’s Champions League returns with a series of semi-finals this weekend as Barcelona take on Wolfsburg on Saturday. Barcelona have been outstanding this season and have come out on top in this game.
Wolfsburg top the Bundesliga table and have been outstanding domestically. The German side beat Bayern Munich by a 6-0 margin last week and can punch up their day.
Barcelona are also top of the Primera Division and have been flawless in the league so far. The Catalan giants beat Valencia by a 2-0 margin in their previous league game and will be looking to step it up a notch in this game.
Wolfsburg Women vs Barcelona Femeni Head to Head
Wolfburg have an exceptional record against Barcelona and have won three of the four matches played between the two sides. Barcelona only managed one win against Wolfsburg and will need to improve their record in this game.
The previous meeting between the two sides was in the first leg last week and ended in a 5-1 win for Barcelona. Wolfsburg struggled to come out on top that day and have a lot of work to do ahead of this game.
Wolfsburg Women Form Guide: LWWWW
Barcelona Femeni Form Guide: WWWWWW
Wolfsburg Women vs Barcelona Femeni Team News
Lena Oberdorf and Rebecka Blomqvist are injured at the moment and have been ruled out of the game this weekend. Lisa Weiss and Katarzyna Kiedrzynek are also struggling with their fitness and may not be able to feature in this match.
injured: Lena Oberdorf, Rebecka Blomqvist
Doubtful: Lisa Weiss, Katarzyna Kiedrzynek
Jana Fernandez, Bruna Vilamala and Cata Coll are recovering from long-term injuries and won’t be available for selection. Claudia Pina and Asisat Oshoala have returned and will be able to feature in this game.
Injured: Jana Fernandez, Bruna Vilamala, Cata Coll, Lieke Martens
Wolfsburg Women vs Barcelona Femeni Predicted XI
Wolfsburg Women (4-2-3-1): Almuth Schult; Felicitas Rauch, Dominique Janssen, Kathrin Hendrich, Lynn Wilms; Sveindis Jane Jonsdottir, Lena Lattwein; Alexandra Popp, Jill Roord, Svenja Huth; Tabea Wassmuth
Barcelona Femeni (4-3-3): Sandra Panos; Irene Paredes, Maria Pilar Leon, Ingrid Syrstad Engen, Marta Torreon; Patricia Guijarro, Alexia Putellas, Aitana Bonmati; Caroline Graham Hansen, Jenni Hermoso, Fridolina Rolfo
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Wolfsburg Women vs Barcelona Femeni Prediction
Barcelona have been one of the best teams in world football for the past two years and will be looking to defend their Champions League crown. The likes of Alexia Putellas and Jenni Hermoso can be deadly on their day and will be confident heading into this game.
Wolfsburg can pack a punch on their day and will need to play out of their skin to have a chance in this game. Barcelona are the better team though and should be able to win this game.
Prediction: Wolfsburg Women 1-4 Barcelona Femeni