The Bayern Munich coach highlighted Lyon’s qualities in the run-up to the Champions League semi-final match.
Hansi flick spoke to the press in the preview of the match against Olympique de Lyon for the semifinals of the Champions League, and assured that Bayern Munich must play with the same intensity that allowed him to score 8-2 to Barcelona.
“We are aware of the quality that Lyon has. They defend well, they are very compact with many players behind the ball. They run a lot, but they also have a lot of quality in attack. That is why it is important for us to do things well on the pitch.” declared the coach of the German team.
He added: “We want to reach the final, that’s our goal and that’s why we have to eliminate Lyon, knowing that it will not be a walk in the park. They eliminated Manchester City and Juventus, two teams that were among the favorites before. this tournament started. “
“Rudi García and his team are very good tactically, in defense and in attack. They are exceptional and we have to be well prepared. I can say that we have solutions ready and we hope to implement them tomorrow in the game,” said Flick.
And he added: “They have great goals, but we all know it’s a game and we started 0-0. We must play with the same intensity that we showed against Barcelona. We need the same push and we must keep the intensity high. I trust what my team is. able to make”.
Finally, Flick ruled out the possibility of Benjamin Pavard returning to his starting eleven. The World Cup winner with France two years ago returned to training after a foot injury, but the best he can hope for is a place on the substitute bench.
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