PSG will travel to Bayern Munich on March 8 for their Champions League round of 16 return. The Bavarians feel confident.
The decisive match is approaching for Paris Saint-Germain who will find Bayern Munich in a week, as part of the knockout stages of the Champions League. Beaten at the Parc des Princes in the first leg (0-1), Christophe Galtier’s men have since regained some momentum, but above all a Kylian Mbappé who has returned from injury. However, their Munich opponent is also in a good period, which makes some informed people say that the mission will only be more complicated for Paris.
Correspondent in Germany for the group The Team, Alexis Menuge knows what he is talking about when it comes to football across the Rhine and according to him, Paris Saint-Germain would do well to be wary. ” The Bavarians feel in the skin of the slight favorite thanks to the goal in advance acquired on the way to the Parc des Princes. And the fact that Bayern so rarely lose at home and feel confident after their test against fellow league title contenders Union Berlin, winning 3-0 after 45 minutes already, gives a lot of confidence to the men of Julian Nagelsmann. They will therefore approach this second round next Wednesday with a lot of confidence. »
An ominous caution
Confidence, but not only, and the journalist wanted to insist on a particular point. ” At the same time, a lot of caution. And when Bayern are cautious, they are rarely disappointing on arrival. » A story not far removed from that of the president of the Munich club, Herbert Hainer who said yesterday in Picture that ” the team has already shown in Paris that it is there when needed“, he who says to himself ” totally confident for March 8. Will this confidence, combined with Munich’s caution, be fatal to PSG?