Barcelona will be playing against Bayern Munich in a knockout game. The winner of this match will advance to the next round. Thus, winning the match is very much important for both teams. This would keep their champions league hopes alive. The Catalans did not perform up to the mark this year. They were pretty much lackluster throughout the season.
The departure of Lionel Messi seems to be the turning point for the team. Messi had been one of the biggest support systems of the team. His leaving has left a big gap inside the team. The team management decided to fill in the void with a couple of quality inclusion. Memphis Depay and Sergio Aguero were signed this year. Unfortunately, Aguero had to withdraw following a health emergency.
Barcelona’s worries continued in the UCL as well. They could not play up to the mark and thus stand in such a situation. Making matters even worse is the new Omicron variant of covid. The cases have risen significantly in Germany. This has compelled the government to impose restrictions once again. Let us learn more about the story in detail below.
Barcelona To Miss Fans’ Support At Germany
Barcelona will be playing their final UCL group match against Bayern Munich. However, they will be missing the cheering of the fans. Rising cases of covid have made the government issue restrictions. The German government has imposed a fifty percent curb to the audiences inside a stadium.
However, Bavaria has entirely banned spectator entry. Thus, Barcelona V Bayern will have no supporters. Bayern will be playing their league games behind closed doors as well. They have the next games against Wolfsburg & Mainz. The match is scheduled to be played on 8th December 2021.