The Champions League returns and does it in a big way. FC Barcelona and Bayern Munich, leaders of the group and tied at six points -the Catalans are first on goal difference-, face each other at the Spotify Camp Nou (6:45 p.m., DAZN) on a night that promises magic.
Seven months after making history against Wolfsburg, breaking the world attendance record for a women’s football match, the team from Jonatan Giraldez return to the culé temple to play the third day of the Champions group stage, a game that could be a final.
It is not the first time that both teams have met. Catalans and Germans met in the semifinals of the Champions League for the 2018-2019 season. Barça beat Bayern with an aggregate result of 1-0 (a goal from a penalty of Mariona) to reach a European final for the first time in its history.
This past summer, both teams met in a preseason match. The blaugranas dominated in play and chances but the Bavarians were more effective and took the victory (2-1).
AN OFFENSIVE KNIFE
A lot has happened since then, although only a few months have passed, and both teams are better than they showed in Toulouse. Bayern arrive at the meeting launched, with eleven victories in the thirteen games played. strauswho debuts on the German bench this season, has recovered lohmann Y rudelic. Of course, it has the sensitive losses of Gwinn, Hanna Glas, Vilhjálmsdóttir Y Damnjanovic.
His best weapon is attack. players like Schüller, bühl, dallmann (front) or magul, Zadrazil either Stanway (midfielders) are an offensive dagger. Especially the last one, that after winning the Euro Cup with England was one of the star signings of the Bavarian team in the last market. The English star, with a brace in the final minutes, Bayern’s comeback against Benfica on the last day of the Champions League.
However, Barça is in the best moment. He arrives rested and driven and the new additions are proving to be more and more adapted.
Also, giraldez It has recovered three troops who were discharged yesterday and entered the list: Aitana, Bronze Y Emma. Mariona, who is already training with the group, has not yet arrived. They will be luxury reinforcements for a great date.