Bayern Munich host Villarreal in the second leg of the Champions League quarter-finals on Tuesday (at 9 p.m., live commentary to follow on RMC Sport and RMC on radio). After their 1–0 loss in the first leg, the Bavarians bring out the big team, and an over-aggressive eleven to overthrow the Spaniards.
The winner of 2020 released in the quarter-finals of the Champions League? In great danger after their defeat on the lawns of Villarreal (1-0) last Wednesday, Bundesliga leaders Bayern Munich will have to react this Tuesday at the Allianz Arena (commented live at 9pm, RMC Sport). and on the radio at RMC) if he doesn’t want to get to the door ahead of time.
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Dominated by Unai Emery’s surprise Spaniard in the first leg a week ago, thanks to Dutchman Arnaut Danjuma’s opening goal from the 8th minute of play, the Bavarians are bound to score at least one goal on their return in hopes of snatching least Expansion. Julian Nagelsmann’s men could reach the last four without extra time by winning at least two goals after regulation time.
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Many absentees on the Bavarian side
Faced with the team’s seventh in La Liga and the winner of the previous Europa League, Munich coach should do without Niklas Sule, ill, but Corentin Tolisso and midget Sarr were also injured. In contrast, Emery travels to Germany without his side Alberto Moreno, unavailable for several months after a cruciate ligament ruptures.
The Bavarians lead with eleven focused on the attack, with no less than five attacking players. There is a heavy front with Polish striker Robert Lewandowski, and the Sane-Muller-Musiyla-Koman quartet. Defense is 100% French, with Benjamin Pavard, Dayot Upamecano and Lucas Hernádez standing at kick-off. On the Spanish side, hubs Francis Coquelin and tienne Capou begin, as does former Parisian Giovanni Lo Celso. Serge Aurier and Alfonso Davies start as substitutes.
Bayern Munich line-up: Neuer – Pavard, Upmecano, L. Hernandez – Kimmich, Goretzka – Sane, Müller, Musiala, Koman – Lewandowski.
Villarreal Line-up: Ruli – Albiol, Pau Torres, Foyth, Estupine – Capua, Coquelin, Parejo – Gerard Moreno, Lo Celso, Denjuma.