Everything about Chelsea vs Bayern and Napoli vs BarcelonaLast updated on Feb 25, 2020, 02:39 pm
After a frantic first set to results last week in the round of 16 first legs of the UEFA Champions League 2019-20 season, the second set of matches return.
Premier League side Chelsea host Bayern Munich at Stamford Bridge, whereas, Napoli take on Spanish champions Barcelona.
With two cracking games on offer, here we present a complete analysis.
Chelsea await Lewandowski threat at home
Chelsea, who have been eliminated in the last 16 of each of their last three UCL campaigns, have failed to reach the quarter-finals since 2014.
They will need to be wary of the threat posed by Bayern striker Robert Lewandowski.
The Polish international is in deadly form and has bagged 42 goals across competitions this season.
He is in the form of his life.
Chelsea have a huge task ahead of them
Chelsea, who are fourth in the Premier League, beat Tottenham Hotspur 2-1 over the weekend.
With another home game on offer, they have to be at their absolute best and gain an advantage.
Manager Frank Lampard said they need to be at their maximum over two legs..
""we need to be at our maximum. We need every detail, every box ticked in both games."
Chelsea vs Bayern: Here are the key numbers
Bayern have reached the Champions League knockout stages for the 12th consecutive season.
Lewandowski has scored 10 goals in this season's UCL campaign.
The Blues have won only one of their last six Champions League games at Stamford Bridge.
Chelsea have failed to win any of their last four two-legged Champions League ties (L4, D4).
Napoli up for Lionel Messi-led Barcelona
Barcelona forward Luis Suarez is one of five absentees for Barcelona. The likes of Ousmane Dembele, Jordi Alba and Sergi Roberto are injured, whereas, Martin Braithwaite is not registered to play in the competition.
However, Lionel Messi is in top form and will carry the side.
It promises to be a crunch affair, with Napoli doing well in recent games.
Napoli vs Barcelona: Here are the key statistics
Napoli are in the UCL knockout stage for only the third time.
They will be eyeing a maiden UCL quarters berth.
Barcelona have progressed to the quarters in each of their last 16 seasons in the competition.
However, they have won only one of their last eight away games in the UCL knockout phase