DESTINY CALLING WHERE TONIGHT’S MATCH WILL BE DECIDED

TACTICS
Chelsea will not need reminding about Arjen Robben’s goal threat, he scored some crackers in his three seasons at Stamford Bridge. Like many a modern winger, Robben operates on the ‘wrong’ ank, enabling him to cut inside and shoot on his stronger foot. Chelsea need Ashley Cole, through his body shape, to show Robben down the line (1), or push him square and inside to where Frank Lampard should be in support. (2).
Bayern Chelsea Player movement

THREE KEY CONFRONTATIONS
Gary Cahill V
Only Lionel Messi has scored more than Gomez in the competiiton this season, and the tall German will test the relatively inexperienced stand-in Cahill.

Mario Gomez

Robben

Lampard

2

Didier Drogba
Cole

V

Jérôme Boateng

1

The bulky former Manchester City defender will have his work cut out against Drogba, who has scored in seven of his eight previous nals for Chelsea.

Frank Lampard

V

Bastian Schweinsteiger

The two engines in the sides, the winners of this mid eld duel could dictate the outcome of tonight’s game.

Bayern’s record against English sides in the European Cup
WON LOST
DRAWN

Chelsea’s record against German sides in the European Cup
WON LOST
DRAWN

PROBABLE TEAMS
Kick-o 7.45pm, Allianz Arena, Munich TV ITV1/HD, Sky Sports 1/HD Referee P Proenca (Port)
BAYERN MUNICH 4-2-3-1
NEUER

6
ROAD TO THE FINAL BAYERN MUNICH
PLAY-OFFS W 3-0 Zurich GROUP A WINNER W4 D1 L1 ROUND OF 16 Basle 1-0 Bayern Bayern 7-0 Basle QUARTER-FINAL Marseilles 0-2 Bayern Bayern 2-0 Marseilles SEMI-FINAL Bayern 2-1 Real Madrid Real Madrid 2-1 Bayern
(aet, 1-3 on pens)

7

6

6

4

2

LAHM

TYMOSHCHUK

BOATENG KROOS

CONTENTO

CHELSEA
GROUP E WINNER W3 D2 L1 ROUND OF 16 Napoli 3-1 Chelsea Chelsea 4-1 Napoli (aet) QUARTER-FINAL Ben ca 0-1 Chelsea Chelsea 2-1 Ben ca SEMI-FINAL Chelsea 1-0 Barcelona Barcelona 2-2 Chelsea

English record against German opposition in European Cup nals

SCHWEINSTEIGER MULLER ROBBEN GOMEZ

RIBERY

Won

4
Lost

22
GRAPHIC: JOHN BRADLEY

DROGBA KALOU LAMPARD MATA MIKEL MALOUDA

COLE

LUIZ CECH

CAHILL

IVANOVIC

1

games Bayern have won, of 25, in all competions at the Allianz Arena this season

CHELSEA 4-2-3-1

Suspended Bayern Badstuber, Alaba, Gustavo Chelsea Ivanovic, Terry, Ramires, Meireles

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