Mesut Ozil and David Alaba both missed first-half penalties, while goalkeeper Wojciech Szczesny was sent off for the home side, though it was the Germans who claimed victory.
Wednesday, February 19, 2014
The Gunners were blown away by the Champions League holder as Toni Kroos and Thomas Muller scored second-half goals, while Wojciech Szczesny was sent off.
BVB's sporting director has agreed to a new five-year deal with the club and insists there is more to come from Jurgen Klopp's men.
On an evening that favored the visitors, Barcelona and Paris Saint-Germain left Manchester City and Bayer Leverkusen with slim hopes of making the Champions League quarterfinals.
In the same week that Julian Green agreed to train with the U.S. national team, Freddy Adu reminded us of what can happen when we put too much pressure on young players.
The Gunners must stop the Roten skipper, who tormented them from fullback last year but is now shining in midfield, and can look to punish David Alaba's gung-ho forward surges.
The Arsenal star has been outshone by his Bayern Munich counterpart this season and must pick up his form or face Joachim Low's axe
The goalkeeper is hoping to stifle the Gunners as him and his teammates head to the Emirates Stadium for Wednesday's Champions League encounter full of confidence.
Arsenal's record signing has produced only isolated moments of brilliance rather than consistent excellence and that must change if the Gunners are to overcome mighty Bayern.
Tuesday, February 18, 2014
The coach denied it "all went wrong" for his side in its 4-0 loss to PSG but admitted it was on the back foot from the first whistle.
Leverkusen may have performed abysmally on Tuesday, but the Swedish superstar's deadly double means that he is enjoying his greatest ever campaign in front of goal
Zlatan Ibrahimovic inspires les Parisiens to an emphatic first-leg victory at the BayArena which all but secures them a spot in the Champions League quarterfinals
The Sweden international scored twice - one a stunning effort from 18 yards - to effectively end the tie after the first leg.
The winger is excited to return to the city where he fired Bayern to European glory last season, while Manuel Neuer is looking forward to facing Mesut Ozil
The Spaniard has acknowledged that die Roten will not have it all their own way against the Gunners but has demanded a top performance from his players
The fullback is delighted to have repaid the Spaniard's faith with his introduction to the Bavarians' first team, which has recently seen him called up to the Brazil squad.
The former Parisiens boss has backed his old club to reach the Champions League quarterfinals and admits he has been impressed by Pep Guardiola's impact at Bayern Munich.
The Real Madrid coach is intent on winning La Decima this term but feels that the Bavarians are in pole position to defend Europe's greatest prize.
The French midfielder acknowledges the threat posed by the Champions League holder, but says the Gunners will "try to play our best football to try to win the game."
Monday, February 17, 2014
The defender admits the Gunners gave the German side too much respect when they met last season but hopes his team-mates have learned from that experience