Muller eager for Bayern’s Juventus showdown

 

Thomas Muller is hopeful Bayern Munich can create on their previous results after they meet Juventus once again in the Champions League’s final 16.

Thomas Muller says Bayern Munich have fond memories of facing Juventus just after they have been drawn against the Serie A title-holders inside the Champions League round of 16.

The Bundesliga heavyweights saw off Juve in the 2012-13 quarter-finals on their way to winning the European Cup, though they also faced the Turin side in (vist fifa crédits) the 2009-10 group stage, drawing 0-0 in Bavaria just before thrashing the Italian club 4-1 away.

Now led by Pep Guardiola, Bayern have to overcome final season’s beaten finalists as they seek to add to their 5 European crowns.

“Juventus possess a really clever group and Mario Mandzukic is clearly a fantastic striker. All of us know him from his time at Bayern,” Muller told the club’s official web-site.

“We have absolutely nothing but fantastic memories of Juventus in the Champions League.

“I am definitely searching forward to playing in the Juventus Stadium. That will be a great knowledge.”

Philipp Lahm, meanwhile, is eagerly anticipating the tie with Juve also and believes Massimiliano Allegri’s guys will prove to (go to acheter fifa coins) become a tough opponent.

“It will probably be a fantastic tie amongst two (come to fifa coins buy) leading teams, a European classic,” Lahm stated.

“Juventus created it to the final last season and it will likely be a significant challenge.

“But we desire to make the quarter-finals and will give our all to make it.”

Bayern chairman Karl-Heinz Rummenigge feels Juve will be a complicated opponent and has warned his team they are going to require to become at their ideal in order to attain the quarter-finals.

“It is often a tricky draw, but an desirable one particular too,” he mentioned.

“We will meet Mandzukic again.

“We will will need to wonderful performances to view off the Italian champions.”