In a few minutes the semi-finals of the Champions League between Bayern Munich and FC Barcelona will kick off.
Bayern Munich, which runs at full speed, tackles its third semifinal in the champions League in four years, this Tuesday (20.45) at the Allianz Arena , with the ambition to hang the Barca of Messi on list of conquests, as it had done a year earlier with Real Madrid.
This meeting is an opportunity to see who is the best in Europe in terms of offensive game and entertainment, but also to enjoy the greatest football stars.
If Franck Ribery shows an Olympic shape this season in Germany, as well as Mario Gomez , it is the same for Jerome Boateng .
Bayern Munich can count on the expertise of the player from Ghana to stop at the defense the steamroller of BarÃ§a. The defender has made one of his best performances this season at the huge success of the Bavarians against Hanover (6-1) last weekend.
At the Catalan side, Eric Abidal will make his return in the Champions League. Tenured Saturday night against Levante, the Martinique played an entire game for the first time since his liver transplant. Author of a high-level provision, the French defender postulated to start the semi-final of the Champions League in Munich.
Similarly, Alexandre Song is not part of Barcelona’s starting lineup. The Cameroonian, often on the bench this season, could make his debut during the meeting to try to play the wiper before the Blaugrana defense.