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Iniesta excited by 'thrilling' Bayern Munich tie

Germany and Spain's dominant forces were paired together on Friday and players from both sides gave their thoughts via social media

Barcelona and Bayern Munich players took to Twitter to express their excitement after the two teams were draw against one another in the semifinals of the Champions League.

The draw in Switzerland on Friday morning saw the dominant forces of La Liga and the Bundesliga paired together, while the two sides who sit in second spot in those respective divisions, Real Madrid and Borussia Dortmund will contest the other last four tie.

Blaugrana players all seemed encouraged by the draw, with the first leg to be played in Bavaria on April 23, before the return leg on May 1.

"It will be a thrilling tie," tweeted Andres Iniesta.

Cesc Fabregas and Jose Pinto both expressed their jubilation by saying: "We are going to Munich!"

Meanwhile, various Bavarian stars also gave their thoughts, but opted for a slightly more cautious reaction.

"If you want to be the best, you have to beat the best!" said Claudio Pizzaro.

The striker's sentiments were echoed by his teammate David Alaba who tweeted: "Barcelona in the semifinal! It's a tough job!"

Brazillians Rafinha and Dante both conveyed their emotion by tweeting:  "We're going to Barcelona!"

The two teams have both lifted the trophy four times, but only one of them will have the opportunity to make that five at Wembley on May 25.



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