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UEFA Champions League

  • April 3, 2012
  • • 2:45 PM
  • • Allianz-Arena, München
  • Referee: S. Moen
  • • Attendance: 66000
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Bayern München win Aggregate 4 - 0

Champions League Preview: Bayern Munich - Olympique de Marseille

Didier Deschamps' men visit the Allianz Arena on Tuesday, facing the uphill task of overcoming a two-goal deficit from the first leg in France against the Bavarian giants


PROBABLE LINEUPS


BAYERN MUNICH


Neuer
Lahm, Boateng, Badstuber, Alaba
 Luiz Gustavo, Kroos
Robben, Muller, Ribery
Gomez



OLYMPIQUE DE MARSEILLE


Mandanda
 Azpilicueta, Fanni, N'Koulou, Morel
  Cheyrou, M'Bia, Amalfitano
 Valbuena, Remy, A. Ayew

 

Bayern Munich will have to do without vice-captain Bastian Schweinsteiger, who is serving a one-game suspension after picking up a yellow card in the first leg. Daniel Van Buyten is also sidelined after picking an injury against Borussia Monchengladbach in January.

Toni Kroos, Jerome Boateng, Luiz Gustavo and Thomas Muller will incur a suspension if they are booked on Tuesday.

For Olympique de Marseille, Steve Mandanda is set to return to the first team after serving his one-match ban for the first leg, but Souleymane Diawara will not be able to recover in time for the game against Bayern Munich.

Alou Diarra is suspended for the second leg, while Andre Ayew will have to once again play through the pain barrier as he is postponing surgery on his shoulder until the end of the season.

The Ghanaian will have to be careful not to pick a booking on Tuesday, together with Stephane M'Bia, Jeremy Morel and Morgan Amalfitano, as it will result in a ban for Olympique de Marseille's next game in the Champions League.


DID YOU KNOW?
  • Bayern Munich has won their its nine home games in all competitions, scoring 32 and conceding four goals.
  • The Bavarians have committed 140 fouls in this season's edition of the Champions League; the most of any other team in the quarterfinals. 
  • Mario Gomez has scored 38 goals in his last 41 games for club and country.
  • Olympique de Marseille won in Germany this season, beating Borussia Dortmund 3-2.
  • Les Phoceens have lost three out of four European ties, in which they have suffered defeat in the first leg.
  • Didier Deschamps was part of the Juventus team that lost the 1998 Champions League final to Jupp Heynckes' Real Madrid.

Last Five Matches

Head To Head

Bayern München

Olympique Marseille

Wins
2
0
0
Wins

Betting & Predictions

Reader's Predictions

FC Bayern München BAY
FC Bayern München Bayern München
Draw
Olympique de Marseille MAR
Olympique de Marseille Olympique Marseille
87%

Top 3 Predictions

FC Bayern München BAY
3 - 0
Olympique de Marseille MAR
FC Bayern München BAY
2 - 0
Olympique de Marseille MAR
FC Bayern München BAY
3 - 1
Olympique de Marseille MAR

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