FC Bayern will meet Paris Saint-Germain in a new final from last year.
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FC Bayern Munich versus Paris Saint-Germain -: - (- :-), Wednesday, 9 p.m.
New edition of the final from last year: FC Bayern receives PSG.
Can Bayern be stopped on the way to defending their title in the quarter-finals of the Champions League?
The giant duel against PSG in the live ticker.
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Munich - August 23, 2020, Kimmich crosses on Coman - FC Bayern wins the Champions League.
227 days later, the final in Lisbon from last year will be repeated.
Bayern receive the ailing star ensemble PSG in the quarter-finals of the premier class.
Kingsley Coman was the celebrated hero, the native Parisian hit his ex-club to the core in the 2020 final with his golden header and let Bayern cheer.
Under coach Hansi Flick, the club was allowed to lift the handle pot for the first time since 2013.
A little more than seven months later, they meet again - under completely different conditions.
The final from the summer no longer plays a role for the success coach.
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“For Paris maybe, but not for us.
It's a new game, a new team, Paris has a new coach, ”said Flick.
A new game with the same guidelines to keep control against the PSG superstars around Neymar and Kylian Mbappe.
Flick emphasized that when he had the ball, like in Lisbon, his team “had to be in good order and defensive.” “It is important to close the interfaces and pass paths.” In addition, after the 1-0 win at the league summit in Leipzig, he demanded “more Determination ”to lay the foundations at home for the second leg on April 13th and a possible semi-final against Borussia Dortmund or Manchester City.
As expected, Flick has to do without the goal machine Robert Lewandowski, but the Pole does not want to give up hope of a game in the second leg.
As a Lewandowski replacement, as in Leipzig, last year's PSG professional Eric-Maxim Choupo-Moting is available, especially since Serge Gnabry is now also out due to a sore throat.
On Tuesday afternoon, FC Bayern reported that the national player had tested positive for the corona virus.
The offensive player is doing well.
He is in domestic isolation.
Choupo-Moting, whose insider knowledge about Paris Flick appreciates, sees the reunion with the PSG buddies around the German internationals Julian Draxler and Thilo Kehrer as an “awesome story”.
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However, PSG want to prevent another Bayern success despite considerable personnel worries with nine failures with all their might.
After the frustration in the final, the motivation "has become even greater to win the Champions League now," said Kehrer in
But under the new coach Mauricio Pochettino, who replaced Thomas Tuchel, no development can be seen.
Paris has lost eight times this season, more than in ten years in one season.
“So far from Munich” was the headline of the sports newspaper
after the recent 1-0 draw against the new league leaders Lille, not referring to the distance to the Bavarian capital.
In addition, Neymar once again made negative headlines with a freak out.
Nevertheless, Pochettino tried to look ahead.
"Of course we have to go on and think about all competitions," said the Argentine.
You play “against the currently best team on the continent.
But we are optimistic.
We've already eliminated Barcelona. ”As a reminder: Barca went down 8-2 against Bayern in the quarter-finals of the preseason - but that was last year ...
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