At 3:00 on February 26, Chelsea will meet Bayern Munich in the first leg of the Champions League knockout round of 2019/2020. This is one of the most intriguing matchups in this round, reminiscent of the 2012 final at the Allianz Arena, where Chelsea overcame the Gray Lobster on penalties for the first time crowned.
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How will Bayern “Salad” Chelsea?
The heat of the match is increasing day by day and as a former player of both teams, Michael Ballack also cannot sit still.According to the German midfielder’s evaluation, Bayern is clearly rated higher than the young squad of Chelsea. “I can boldly put Bayern in the top door,” Ballack said.“They have a much more experienced squad than their rivals. Meanwhile, Chelsea has to rely on most young faces. Not to mention coach FrankLampard has just returned to Stamford Bridge and is inexperienced.”, former midfielder or shirt number 13 added.“I think Bayern will beat Chelsea to go forward not only because they are older, but because they are also in high form. “I assume Bayern will beat Chelsea to move forward not best because they are older, but because they may be also in high form.Chelsea is as young as Dortmund and that makes them always capricious,” Ballack concluded.
Schedule for 1/8 Round of Champions League 2019-2020: Focus of Atletico – Liverpool, Real – Man City, Chelsea – Bayern Munich
The focus of the 1/8 round of UEFA Champions League is the confrontation like Atletico – Liverpool, Real – Man City or Chelsea – Bayern Munich.
The first round of 1/8 Champions League
03:00 on February 19, 2020:Dortmund vs Paris Saint-GermainAtletico Madrid vs Liverpool03:00 20/2/2020:Tottenham Hotspur vs RB LeipzigAtalanta vs Valencia03:00 on 26/2/2020:Chelsea vs Bayern MunichNapoli vs Barcelona03:00 on 27/2/2020:Real Madrid vs Man CItyLyon vs JuventusThe first leg of the 1/8 UEFA Champions League 2020 will start from February 19, 2020 to February 27, 2020. Among them are the matches between teams like Real Madrid vs Man City, Borrusia Dortmund vs PSG or Chelsea vs Bayern Munich.Besides, the 1/8 round of the UEFA Champions League also saw the Liverpool champion at the big challenge called Atletico Madrid. With the current performance, The Kop is expected to continue to surpass Atletico to advance to the quarterfinals.Meanwhile, Barcelona will face Napoli and Tottenham will face LB Leipzig, Juventus as guests before Lyon.
About FC Bayern Munich
Bayern Munich is a sports club based in München, Germany. This club is best known for its football club playing in the Bundesliga, the highest division of the German football league system, and is the most successful club in Germany, with 29 national titles. and 19 national cups.From 1998 to 2004 Bayern was led by Ottmar Hitzfeld. In Hitzfeld’s first season, Bayern won the Bundesliga and later won the Champions League, losing 2-1 in injury time in the final against Manchester United after leading most of the match. In the 1999-2000 season, the team continued to succeed with a double cup of the national championship and national cup. The 3rd consecutive Bundesliga title came in 2001, they won the final round of the season. A few days later, Bayern won the Champions League for the fourth time in 25 years, beating Valencia CF on penalties. The 2001-02 season started with the title of Intercontinental Cup champion but ended the season with no more titles. A season later, they had their 4th doubles, winning the tournament with the number of points removed from the team that finished second in the record.The 2010-2011 season was not a very successful season for Gray Lobster. In the Bundesliga, they were defeated by Dortmund in both the first leg and the second leg. In the first leg at Signal Iduna Park, Bayern let the Dortmund players beat with a score of 2-0, and in the second leg, Gray Lobster lost 1-3 right at the Allianz Arena. With that result along with a series of poor achievements, Bayern gave the championship to the black gold team and officially became the former king.In the UEFA Champions League in 2011, they met Inter Milan rivals right away in the round of 16. The thought that Bayern would repay the debt at the 2-0 defeat 1 year ago after defeating the Italian team right away with a score of 1-0, then suddenly happened in the second leg, Bayern München beat 2-3 at home and was bitterly eliminated by the away goal rule, watching the opponent make it to the 1/8 round. With this result means Bayern München empty-handed in all the arenas, and whatever is to come, coach Louis van Gaal must leave soon after.