At a press conference on Monday on the eve of the Champions League quarter-final second leg between PSG and Bayern Munich (9 p.m., on RMC Sport 1), Thomas Müller spoke of Bavarian ambitions. The German striker wants to limit the risks, especially vis-à-vis the Parisian cons. Bayern Munich will not play everything for the attack despite the delay.
Despite 31 chances against PSG last Wednesday, Bayern Munich fell (2-3) at home in the Champions League quarter-final first leg. For the Bavarians, it will therefore be necessary this Tuesday to reverse the situation at the Parc des Princes (9 p.m., on RMC Sport 1) if they want to be able to still dream of defending their title.
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At a press conference on Monday, the experienced Thomas Müller explained the philosophy of Bayern Munich for this meeting. “We try to avoid, despite our offensive philosophy, to just attack. We will attack this match in a normal way. Maybe a little less liberated than if we lead in the match, said the Bayern striker. Munich. We will see if we chain the short passes in the middle of the field. We have to estimate the risks. Everyone knows that we want to score as quickly as possible but we are not going to just attack. “
“We have to be more efficient”
A draw or a 1-0 or 2-1 victory would not be enough for Bayern Munich to qualify, it will probably take two goals to reach the semi-finals. Attacking would also be a risk of exposing yourself to counters, especially against a well-armed PSG in front with Neymar or Kylian Mbappé.
Dominators on the way out, the Munich residents also came across a great Keylor Navas. And the PSG had proceeded largely against to win. “You have to be more efficient. Yes with 31 chances, being more efficient should be the recipe for victory. But we are in reality and we do not know how the game will be. We can analyze what has not. walked on the first leg, we did it well, mentioned Thomas Müller. I think we have been able to learn a lot of things since the first leg in both attack and defense. “
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Hansi Flick will still have to deal with several absent, including Robert Lewandowski still forfeit. Holder in central defense with David Alaba in the first leg, Niklas Süle will also miss this quarter-final second leg of the Champions League. Uncertainty also remains for Leon Goretzka.