Supercomputer predicts Bayern Munich will edge Liverpool, others to Champions League glory

Supercomputer predicts Bayern Munich will edge Liverpool, others to Champions League glory

- Supercomputer has predicted that Bayern Munich have a better chance to win this season's Champions League title

- The European competition returns to center-stage this month with matches kicking off on February 18

- The Bundesliga giants face Chelsea in their round of 16 fixtures later this month

German League champions Bayern Munich have been tipped by Supercomputer to win this season's Champions League title if they manage to advance to the final of the tournament.

The Bundesliga giants face off with Chelsea in their round of 16 two-legged affairs this month for a chance to reach the quarterfinals.

Bayern last won the trophy in 2013 following their 2-1 win over rivals Borussia Dortmund at the Wembley Stadium in London.

Sport Bible quoting stats from FiveThirtyEight predicted the possible outcomes from all the matches for the rest of the competition.

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The publication reports that the Allianz Arena outfit has about 77 percent chance rate to progress to the last eight stage.

Despite not knowing their foe for the semifinal yet, Bayern have a 53 percent chance to reach the last four stage, and 21 percent in winning the final.

Liverpool are the defending champions and they don't seem like they want to slow down just yet with 22 points over Manchester City on the Premier League table.

The Reds have 79 chance of beating Atletico Madrid to reach the quarterfinals, 54 percent chance of making it to the semifinals but 20 percent to win the title - one point shy to the Bavarians.

Struggling Manchester City are third on the list of teams who could possibly win the Champions League at the end of this season.

Pep Guardiola's men face Real Madrid in their round of 16 encounters and they have a 63 percent chance of advancing to the last eight stage.

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The Citizens have never reached the final of the elite European championship but the Supercomputer predicts the Premier League defending champions have 16 percent of winning their first title if they scaled through the remaining rounds.

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Paris Saint-Germain and Barcelona complete the top five teams on the chart with 11 and 8 percent chances of emerging victorious at the end of the season.

It would be recalled that Liverpool beat fellow Premier League club Tottenham Hotspur to win their sixth European gong last campaign.

Legit.ng earlier reported that Bayern Munich duo Leon Goretzka and Jerome Boateng had a bust-up during one of their training sessions this week.

The 2014 World Cup-winning defender was pictured with his hand on the midfielder's face following a mistimed challenge.

Former Borussia Dortmund striker Robert Lewandowski quickly intervened and pull the German defender back before it blew up beyond control.

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