Bayern Munich manager Hansi Flick speaking to the media ahead of his team Champions League clash against the English League Club Chelsea on Saturday evening, Hansi Flick praised the performances of the Premier League club after the restart.
Hansi Flick said “We have respect and have seen what Chelsea showed after the restart in terms of performances, which were good. It’s important that we have the necessary respect but at the same time go into the game with confidence”.
He also added “Frank Lampard is doing an outstanding job and has led the team into the Champions League. I liked the team very much, including the way they played football. It wasn’t an easy situation but they played a good season. I think Chelsea can be very happy with him.”
Chelsea will be going to Germany without some of their key players [Christian Pulisic, Caesar Azpilicueta and Pedro Rodriguez].
Hansi Flick also talked about Kingsley Coman missing the clash with Chelsea “Kingsley Coman will not be available tomorrow. With Ivan Perišić and Philippe Coutinho, we have two alternatives that can replace him.”
The Bundesliga Champions Bayern Munich will be facing Chelsea for their UEFA Champions League second leg round 16 tie, this will be played at their home stadium Allianz Arena with the absence of fans due to the outbreak of Covid-19.
Goals from Robert Lewandowski, Serge Gnabry and Alphonso Davies gave the German champions a three nil advantage against the West London club at Stamford Bridge.
Bayern Munich are likely to face FC Barcelona or Napoli in the quarter final, if they get past Chelsea on Saturday.
Bayern Munich will be looking to win the UCL title for the sixth time, the last time the Balvarian giant won the titles was in 2013 in which they won their fellow rivals Borussia Dortmund two goals to one at the Wembley Stadium in England.