The spotlight is on Dynamo Kyiv and Barcelona when they go toe-to-toe at Stadion NSK Olimpiyskiy, Kyiv, for an exciting match on Tuesday. It is one of 16 matches in round 4 of the Champions League group stages, with a lot riding on the outcome.
Dynamo Kyiv have been decent in front of goal with 1.4 goals scored pr. game right now in the Champions League. They concede even less, with 1.3 goals scored against them on average. They will try to make this defence count when facing up to Barcelona this coming Tuesday as outsiders.
Barcelona are not exactly setting the world on fire when talking about goals, with an average of 1 goal per 90 minutes at present in the Champions League. On the plus side, they surely do not concede many either, with an average of 1.1 goals against. Such a defence is tough to penetrate and makes them a favourite against Dynamo Kyiv at Stadion NSK Olimpiyskiy.
Barcelona entered the elite competition that is the Champions League with dreams of going all the way. They should be far too good to exit the tournament after the group stages, but winning the title this season would be astounding.
Dynamo Kyiv vs Barcelona stats and analysis
According to the football betting sites, Barcelona are favourites to win. A bet on a win for Barcelona will get you odds 1.50, meaning the bookies predict they are in with a 67% chance of beating Dynamo Kyiv. Do you want to bet your money on Dynamo Kyiv the best odds are 6.00.
Dynamo Kyiv need a win in this round 4 match of the Champions League, having claimed only 1 point so far. Apart from leaders Bayern München the group looks tight, and the home side might be satisfied with a point. Coming out the other end empty-handed will most likely prove very costly.
Barcelona travel to their match in round 4 of the Champions League, having claimed 3 points so far. They simply need to get away from Stadion NSK Olimpiyskiy, Kyiv with at least a point, if they wish to see the next stage. A draw might do the trick, but most likely a win is need to stay in the race for a top 2 finish.
Barcelona are favoured by the bookies, with prices as low as 1.50 for a win, which indicate a strong favouritism. Current form could be better, though, which makes Dynamo Kyiv worth looking at for a long shot at odds 6.00.
Stats and facts for Dynamo Kyiv and Barcelona.
- Dynamo Kyiv did not win the last 3 matches in a row;
- Dynamo Kyiv conceded in the last 7 of 9 matches;
- Total goals was UNDER 3.5 in Dynamo Kyiv's last 3 of 5 matches;
- Dynamo Kyiv $NON_SCORING in the last 5 of 7 matches.
- Total goals was OVER 2.5 in Barcelona's last 7 of 9 matches;
- Barcelona conceded in the last 5 of 7 matches;
- Total goals was UNDER 3.5 in Barcelona's last 2 of 4 matches.
Lineup Dynamo Kyiv vs Barcelona
Current form — Dynamo Kyiv v. Barcelona
Dynamo Kyiv look back on their last 3 matches with 6 points to show from their efforts. Against Barcelona, they were left empty-handed in a 1-0 defeat, but they avenged themselves by beating SC Dnipro-1 in a 2-0 win. They followed that up with a 3-2 win against Mariupol in their most recent outing.
Only a single point prevents Barcelona from having nothing to show for their previous 3 games. They came up short, losing by 2-1 and 1-0 and against Real Madrid and Rayo Vallecano respectively. Their latest match brought some consolation with a 1-1 against Deportivo Alaves.
Dynamo Kyiv v. Barcelona — fixture history
The last time the pair played each other, Barcelona came away as winners back in October 2021 in a match in the Champions League. Dynamo Kyiv enter the match against Barcelona with a 0-0-5 record in their previous 5 encounters in the Champions League. This amounts to a 0% winning ratio for Dynamo Kyiv, with Barcelona victorious in 100% of the last 5 encounters. Over 2.5 goals only came out as a winning bet 3 times in the past 5 matches between Dynamo Kyiv and Barcelona. Both teams found the back of the net 2 times in those 5 matches.
Full Time betting
According to the bookmakers Barcelona are favorites to win. A bet on a win for Barcelona will get you odds 1.50, meaning the bookies predict they are in with a 67% chance of beating Dynamo Kyiv. If you want to bet your money on Dynamo Kyiv the best odds are 6.00.
Primary goal getter
It is tempting to look at Denis Harmash as a possible marksman for Dynamo Kyiv. He has provided them with 3 goals in their previous 6 games. With Memphis Depay on 2 goals in the last 6 matches, he has delivered the goods for Barcelona, who will be hoping he can add to his total.