Bayern’s absolute domination of the European soccer scene culminated within the scoring of the previous Paris Saint-Germain goalkeeper Koeman the very important objective within the 2019-20 UEFA Champions League Remaining – changing into the primary participant in historical past to attain his former group’s objective within the exceptional occasion – and the Hanseatic Flick group in no place allowing their opponents Wrestling the crown out of their palms now.
The Bavarian giants had a reasonably constructive recreation in opposition to Lazio within the Spherical of 16, with the hosts profitable 6-2 on mixture, beating their Italian counterparts on their approach to re-emergence within the quarter-finals, solely failing to advance. He has surpassed this stage twice previously 9 seasons.
With 18 wins of their final 19 Champions League matches underneath their belt – and it was a 1-1 draw with Atletico Madrid on December 1 – Bayern may turn into solely the second group in historical past to mix 20 unbeaten matches within the event, following within the footsteps of Manchester United between 2007 and 2009.
Bayern Munich: Neuer. Pavard Sol, Alaba Davies; Kimich, Goretzka; Sani, Muller, Koeman; Chowbo Moting
Paris: Navas; Kiharir, Marquinhos, Kimpembe, Diallo; Pleasure, Danilo; Kane, Di Maria, Neymar; Mbappe
Bayern correspondent Jordan Maciel: Lewandowski’s absence is a blow to Bayern’s possibilities on this conflict between final season’s finalists, however there’s nonetheless an abundance of high quality on this squad. With extraterrestrial objectives in play, Hans Dieter Flick shall be searching for a powerful defensive efficiency to counteract the opponent’s offensive risk and put the householders in a powerful place forward of subsequent week’s journey to Paris.
Chris Burke, Paris correspondent: As a lot as they wish to take revenge on final season’s closing, Paris wants to deal with its issues first. Their spectacular victory at Barcelona appeared like a distant reminiscence throughout Saturday’s defeat by Lusk, and the absence of Marco Verratti is a big blow. Nonetheless, with Lewandowski absent from Bayern Munich, the French group shall be dazzled by their possibilities – if they’ll shortly return to their greatest.
Bayern Munich’s report within the Champions League since Hansi Flick took cost is that 54 objectives have been scored and solely 11 have been conceded in 15 wins and one draw.
No fewer than 18 Bayern Munich gamers have scored at the very least one objective this season, and Thomas Muller and Serge Gnabry have joined Robert Lewandowski by hitting two numbers.
Kingsley Coman has a direct hand in main the group six objectives within the Champions League for Bayern Munich this season (three objectives, three assists).
Jamal Musiala turned Bayern’s youngest goalscorer within the European Cup / Champions League, aged 17 years 363 days, because of his objective in opposition to Lazio within the Spherical of 16.
Bayern Munich have reached the Champions League closing 11 instances, whereas Paris Saint-Germain – who’ve by no means lifted the trophy – solely skipped the quarter-finals twice.