ZonaFootball - Coming face Bayern Munich on Wednesday (22/2) or later local time Thursday at Rt.Jakob-Park Stadium, FC Basel is so serious look at the first leg of the Champions League last 16. After a light workout, FC Basel players locked up in the Ramada Hotel, not far from the stadium. One player gets a single room, lunch can be delivered to their rooms.Presumably, FC Basel wanted to make the star is still important games ahead.
Although FC Basel never tackle Manchester United, his position remains the underdog.But against FC Hollywood, the retainer FC Basel have less reassuring note. In 2010, Alexander Frei and his colleagues had beaten at the hands of a team of this northern neighbor. In the final match Bayern Munich in Freiburg, which is only a draw against lowly Bundesliga, it does not change the superiority of the German group's black bus.
Bayern Munich but so reluctant to boast, despite the superior quality of the player. Jupp Heynckes fleet did not want to be like Manchester United, who steps to the phase of the Champions League knock-out tripped gravel at St Jakob Park. Indeed, if you see a plus tradition of team strength, of course, highly favored Bayern achieve perfect results.
Heynckes but refused to make it as a guide. 66-year-old trainer still remember exactly how the The Red Devils lost in Basel lara when removed. Requires a perfect point to win tickets to the last autumn, Manchester United to its knees just 1-2 at St Jakob Park.Moreover, this important melakoni, Heynckes is still losing Bastian Schweinsteiger.Nimble midfielder is still struggling with an ankle injury. Not only that, the appearance of Arjen Robben also tend to be in free fall. Dutch players on the bench for the last two games.
Meanwhile, FC Basel trainer, Heiko Vogel save up for the rise of the dominance of FC Hollywood. Last season, at the group stages, Bayern made Basel cry twice. "We do not want to just play well. We want to reach the quarter-finals. We have a small chance to beat Bayern. But we will look like against Manchester United, "he threatened.
Last Five Matches FC Basel:February 17, 2012: Young Boys vs Basel 2-2 (Swiss League)February 5, 2012: Basel vs Sion 0-0 (Swiss League)January 14, 2012: Feyenoord vs Basel 3-3 (Friendly)January 12, 2012: NEC vs Basel 0-0 (Friendly)December 11, 2011: Neuchatel Xamax vs Basel 1-1 (Swiss League)
Last Five Matches bayern Munich:February 19, 2012: Freiburg vs Bayern Munich 0-0 (Bundesliga)February 11, 2012: Bayern Munich vs Kaiserslautern 2-0 (Bundesliga)February 9, 2012: Stuttgart vs Bayern Munich 0-2 (DFB-Pokal)February 5, 2012: Hamburg vs Bayern Munich 1-1 (Bundesliga)January 28, 2012: Bayern Munich vs Wolfsburg 2-0 (Bundesliga)Predicted Starting XI Teams:
FC Basel: Sommer - Steinhofer, Abraham, Park Joo-Ho, Dragovic, Huggel, Fabian Frei, Shaqiri, Xhaka, Alexander Frei, Streller.
Bayern Munich: Neuer - Lahm, Rafinha, Boateng, Badstuber, Ribery, Gustavo, Kroos, Schweinsteiger, Gomez, Muller.
Prediction score FC Basel vs Bayern Munchen by ZonaFootball : FC Basel 1-2 Bayern Munchen