Posted Wednesday, May 15, 2013 by Goal.com
The Bayern Munich star insists that he bears no scars from last season's miss from the spot to hand Chelsea the Champions League and would happily take responsibility again Bayern Munich midfielder Bastian Schweinsteiger insists that he is mentally prepared to take a penalty in this season's Champions League final despite suffering spot-kick heartbreak last term. The 28-year-old failed to co...Full Story »
Posted Wednesday, May 08, 2013 by Fox Sports
Antonio Conte believes Juventus would not benefit from signing the likes of Luis Suarez, Gonzalo Higuain or Zlatan Ibrahimovic in a bid to do better in the Champions League. Juventus won the Serie A title last week but have not seen their dominance in Italy be replicated on the continental front as they were comprehensively beaten by Bayern Munich in the quarter-finals stage. Conte has been...Full Story »
Posted Saturday, May 04, 2013 by Marca.com
He believes a change of coach to be on the cards: "Madrid still has an extraordinary squad. With that in mind, I don't see Mourinho's leaving as anything major". In his weekly appearance on Spanish Radio football show 'El Larguero', Jorge Valdano praised the achievements made by the German teams in the Champions League: "German football and Bayern know where they want to go, they are copying th...Full Story »
Posted Friday, May 03, 2013 by Goal.com
Following the revelation Mario Gotze is destined to join die Roten, Dortmund's general manager says relations between the clubs have soured because of a "couple of irritations" Borussia Dortmund general manager Hans-Joachim Watzke has revealed they will not be having lunch with Bayern chiefs when the two teams meet this weekend as relations between the sides have deteriorated. Dortmund welco...Full Story »
Posted Friday, May 03, 2013 by Sky Sport
Franck Ribery: Keen to put last year's Champions League final pain behind him Franck Ribery feels that Bayern Munich's togetherness could finally help him to a UEFA Champions League winners' medal. The Frenchman was suspended when Bayern lost to Real Madrid in 2010, and an injury late in the match meant he could do nothing as the Bavarian giants lost season's final penalty shoot-out to Chelsea...Full Story »
Posted Thursday, May 02, 2013 by Marca.com
Barcelona president Sandro Rosell admitted the better team won in the second Champions League semi-final: "Bayern was clearly superior to us and deserves to go to Wembley". "The 7-0 scoreline flatters them, but that should take nothing away from recognising that they deserved to go through. Now we have to see out the season and then we'll see what we do and what decisions we make", Rosell con...Full Story »
Posted Thursday, May 02, 2013 by The Sun
HISTORY BOY ... Arjen Robben helped lead Bayern to a first ever all-German Champions League final ARJEN ROBBEN heralded Bayern Munich’s historic win as they stormed to a first all-German Champions League final at Wembley. Robben’s strike, Gerard Pique’s own goal and Thomas Muller’s header completed a record SEVEN-goal aggregate semi-final win over Barcelona to set up a ...Full Story »
Posted Thursday, May 02, 2013 by Dailymail
Barcelona coach Tito Vilanova confirmed after his side's 7-0 aggregate Champions League semi-final loss to Bayern Munich that star forward Lionel Messi was not injured but did not feature in the second leg for fear of picking up a knock. Newly crowned Bundesliga champions Bayern prevailed 3-0 at the Nou Camp this evening to seal an emphatic 7-0 aggregate triumph over the Catalan club and set up...Full Story »
Posted Wednesday, May 01, 2013 by thesun.co.uk
RAISING THE BAR ... Alves says Barcelona must set new heights to overcome Bayern The Spanish giants are 4-0 down to Bayern Munich after the first leg of their Champions League semi-final. But Brazilian defender Alves reckons his team can pull off the mother of all comebacks if they tear into the Germans at the Nou Camp. Alves declared: “We must be 2-0 up at half-time, that’s a m...Full Story »
Posted Wednesday, May 01, 2013 by Fox Sports
Messi was thoroughly overshadowed at the Allianz Arena a week ago as Bayern romped to a 4-0 win in the semi-final first leg, leaving Barca needing to stage the greatest fightback the competition has seen to make the final at Wembley. The Argentinian has been troubled by a hamstring injury, which appeared to affect him in Munich, but he came off the bench and scored against Athletic Bilbao at ...Full Story »
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