Bayern Munich coach Hansi Flick desires his facet to neglect their 8-2 demolition of Barcelona and “launch from scratch” after they face Lyon in the Champions League closing four.
Bayern had been fine in their rob over Barca to station themselves as occasion favourites.
However in Lyon they face a facet that has overwhelmed Italian champions Juventus and Manchester City to attain the semis.
“Not as much as 100% is perchance no longer passable,” acknowledged Flick.
“The game starts from scratch. My crew is centered. We accept as true with now got jam sizable targets. Alternatively it’s some distance a sport initiating at 0-0 and we accept as true with to play with the identical depth as against Barca.”
Thomas Muller and on-mortgage Philippe Coutinho both scored twice in the emphatic rob in the closing eight, with Robert Lewandowski also no longer off target to rob his tally in this season’s occasion to 14 – three wanting the record jam by Cristiano Ronaldo.
And their facet might perchance perchance salvage even stronger, with defender Benjamin Pavard fit again following an ankle ruin.
Pavard, who had an popular season as Bayern won the home league and Cup double, injured ligaments in his ankle unhurried closing month nonetheless has returned to health sooner than anticipated.
“Benjamin has labored laborious in the previous days and we’re all chuffed that he’s right here,” acknowledged Flick.
“We can watch for the final practising session tonight and stumble on. He’s no longer an risk to launch nonetheless an risk to be in the squad.”
The German champions are taking a peer to entire a trophy treble this season below Flick, who took over on an duration in-between basis from Niko Kovac in November nonetheless attributable to this truth secured a permanent deal.
Bayern accept as true with brushed off all they’ve confronted in Europe this season, successful all nine of their matches to this point at an mixture safe of 39-8.
Their record in all competitions since losing to Borussia Monchengladbach on 7 December closing 300 and sixty five days reads: performed 28, won 27, drawn 1.
Flick added that he knows what to rely on from Lyon coach Rudi Garcia.
“They are very compact in defence, can speed all day and are solid on the counter-assault,” he acknowledged.
“We are alive to to attain the final and beat Lyon, gleaming fat neatly that or no longer it’s no longer that easy, so we accept as true with to be on the front foot from the important minute.”
Lyon are the surprise kit of this season’s Champions League, inserting off Juventus and Premier League runners-up Manchester City, this no longer like a home campaign that saw them attain seventh in the curtailed Ligue 1 season.
Garcia, who changed Sylvinho as supervisor two months into the season, has fashioned a facet that are tricky to beat and lethal on the counter, attributable to the tempo and trickery of forward duo Moussa Dembele and Memphis Depay, who accept as true with 37 targets between them in all competitions.
It used to be Dembele’s two unhurried targets that did for Manchester City in the closing eight.
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